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1 Business School 1 Welcome to Marketing at Oxford Brookes Dr Frances Brassington, Programme Director

2 2 Business School Aims of this Session Get to know one another, and us, better Brookes-speak Who to see for help/advice Student Handbook Check your programme of study Answering your questions

3 3 Business School Getting to know one another, and us! Your Field Chair – for programme advice: Claire Jones Your Programme Director: Dr Frances Brassington Your Academic Adviser: …………………..

4 4 Business School Getting to know one another Find someone who likes Marmite Find someone who doesnt like Marmite Find someone who has never tried Marmite

5 5 Business School Brookes-speak You are a Combined Honours student Modules are programmes of study. Modules are worth credits - usually one, sometimes two, rarely three Pre-requisite modules must be passed before you can take a further module Compulsory modules are must haves and must be passed to progress to your second year.

6 6 Business School Who to see for help/advice Programme advice and changes - Field Chair (MM) – Claire Jones Tel: (48) 5666 Room N311, Study guidance, academic or personal difficulties, career advice – Academic Adviser Questions about a module - Module Leader

7 7 Business School Your Student Handbook Expectations More information about your field & the staff who teach on it Information about modules and assessment Sources of help Making the most of your degree Personal Development Planning Exchange programmes/Study Abroad Field regulations

8 8 Business School Remember Communication – PIP, , office hours We can only help you with a problem if we know about it The earlier you let us know of any problems, the sooner we can help to resolve them Your programme is ultimately your responsibility, but we are here to help

9 9 Business School Lets explode some myths! True or False? I can change field easily 1 st year marks dont count Error messages are resolved by the University Computer Services team Most teaching staff are available from 9-6 most days 1 st year is easy

10 10 Business School Your first year programme (1) A minimum of 8 module credits this year – over both Fields (Combined Honours) 4 module credits each semester First year focus on business, with an introduction to marketing, plus space to include something different e.g. languages Compulsory/Recommended modules Any changes? When? Before 5pm Friday this week How? Using PIP online

11 11 Business School Your first year programme (2) Compulsory modules: U51002 Foundations of Business (if without Business A level) – semester 1 U51000 – Critical Thinking in Business – semester 1 (if youve done Business A level) or semester 2 (if you havent!) U55000 – Introduction to Marketing – semester 1 (if youve done Business A level) or semester 2 (if you havent!)

12 12 Business School Your first year programme (2)

13 13 Business School Your first year programme (3) Compulsory modules – DONT TOUCH! Recommended modules – Touch if you must! Other modules – may change freely Change to what? See list in Student Handbook International students – we recommend U70910 Academic Writing for Business

14 14 Business School Need programme advice? Claire Jones – Field Chair Week 0 Today: 3-4pm Tomorrow: am & 1-2pm All in N311, Wheatley Weeks check Claires PIP page

15 15 Business School Anything else??? Any questions? And … most importantly …. Do you know where you should be next week?


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