Leeds University Business School Management Alistair Norman Management Division.
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Leeds University Business School Management Alistair Norman Management Division
Overview Why study Management? Courses and entry requirements Teaching Study abroad / placement year Joint honours
Why study Management? It is a subject focused on understanding (directing and controlling) a complex technical, social and economic activity It is interdisciplinary, requiring students to blend these disciplines Reflects a key area of employment
Why Management? The programme The programme is a broad based, academic approach to management It is not vocational, not ‘Business Studies’ It will develop your capacity to think, to approach and solve problems and equip you intellectually for the world of work Graduates may go into management – or one of many other areas of employment
Why Management? Skills We aim to help students develop skills in: Research Communication Presentation of information ICT Numeracy Problem solving
Employability Recent Management graduates have gone on to work with: Why study Management at Leeds?
Entry requirements Standard A Level offer – AAB Excluding General studies and Critical Thinking We do not accept UCAS tariff points Maths Grade B at GCSE English Language Grade B at GCSE International Baccalaureate A total of 34 points with 17 points at Higher Level and a minimum 5 points in all subjects
Application With a ratio of applicants to places of 11:1, you need to make sure your application is the best it can be Selection is based on the whole UCAS form – especially predicted grades and your personal statement We look for an active interest in the subject – e.g. through relevant work experience, internships, entrepreneurship
Management at Leeds: A broad core Organisational environments Economics Marketing International Business Law Organisational resources Accounting Operations Management Information Systems People in organisations Foundations of Management Organisational Behaviour Organisation and the human resource
Mathematics, Management Decision Making, Strategic Management Integration Organisational environments Economics Marketing International Business Law Organisational resources Accounting Operations Management Information Systems People in organisations Foundations of Management Organisational Behaviour Organisation and the human resource
Electives extend the depth of the Management programme Organisational environments Marketing Strategy Advertising & Promotion Management International Marketing Organisational resources Management Accounting Physical Distribution & Logistics Information Management in Organisations People in organisations HRM and Industrial Relations Strategic HRM Employment Law Programme enables choice
Related programmes Management with Marketing Enables students to develop a specialised understanding of marketing without compromising the broader understanding of managing an organisation Management with Transport Studies Combines the core elements of Management with the issues of transport planning and development Economics and Management Accounting and Management
Joint Honours programmes Arabic Asia Pacific Studies Biology Chinese French Geography German Italian Japanese Mathematics Philosophy Portuguese Russian South East Asia Studies Spanish Management may also be studied with : Joint Honours handouts are available from the Undergraduate Common Room
Teaching Teaching is carried out through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, independent group work Additional reading, exercises, case studies encourage reflection Virtual Learning Environment – provides resources and a forum for discussion Assessment : exams and assignments, sometimes group based; includes posters and presentations
Study abroad / placement year It is possible to transfer to a 4 year programme and take either a Year in Industry or a Study Year Abroad –Academic Requirements - a Year 1 average of at least 50 for a Year in Industry and 60 for a Study Year Abroad These opportunities are facilitated via specific modules and dedicated professional support staff Additional year taken as year 3; no need to decide until the end of year 1
Benefits of additional year When in industry, earn salaries from £10-28k (average £15k) Develop valuable skills and experience Get a clearer idea about your future career direction Gain confidence in job seeking Enhance your employability Improve final year grades and possibly gain a better degree classification You may be offered job on graduation!
Why study Management at Leeds? a general, professionally oriented, academic programme - designed to challenge able students a programme delivering –sound coverage of the core disciplines by a department judged to be among the top 10 for business research in the UK –the transferable skills training that is attractive to employers –a wide choice of specialist option subjects in the final year –a vast choice of electives from across the University –the choice of an industrial or international study year Programme & choice