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  • 1. Undergraduate Open Day25 September 2010
  • 2. Warwick Business School – new logo launches officially on 27 Sept
  • 3. New Dean of WBS
    Professor Mark Taylor
    FT article: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/f3ded4f6-c0ab-11df-94f9-00144feab49a.html
    Formerly Managing Director at Blackrock
    world’s largest asset manager
    Professor Taylor's research focuses on exchange rates and international financial markets
    one of the world’s most highly-cited researchers in finance and economics
    His vision is for WBS to become the leading university-based business school in Europe
    Further information: www.wbs.ac.uk/about/governance/dean.cfm
  • 4. Warwick Business School
    Student numbers
    Undergraduate 1377
    Postgraduate 3471 (including 176 PhD)
    Staff
    Teaching 151
    Research 26
    Support 207
    Visiting 14
    Nine teaching groups
    Eight research centres / institutes
  • 5. WBS characteristics
    Research-led
    Excellence in teaching
    Business-focused
    International faculty and students
    Integrated within a top-rated university
  • 6. Research quality – RAE results
    2001
    One of only three 5* UK business schools
    (achieved by submitting higher percentage of faculty than any other UK business school)
    2008
    System of ‘profiles’ on a 0 (unclassified) to 4 (world-leading) scale
    Average quality rating 5th equal
    % of work at level 3 or 4 3rd equal
    Research power* 2nd* Average rating x number of staff submitted
  • 7. Teaching quality
    • Rated as ‘excellent’ across all study programmes
    (Higher Education Funding Council for England Quality Assessment)
    • A national leader in business education
    • 8. No. 1 for Accounting & Finance in The Complete University Guide 2011
    • 9. No. 1 for Accounting & Finance in The Times Good University Guide 2011
    • 10. No. 1 for Business & Management in The Guardian University Guide 2011
    • 11. No. 1 for Management in The Sunday Times University Guide 2011
    • 12. All four single-honours undergraduate degrees recognised by the major UK-based professional accountancy bodies, offering exemptions from Professional Stage exams
  • Undergraduate degrees
    BSc Accounting & Finance
    BSc Management
    BSc International Management
    BSc International Business
    BA Law & Business Studies
    BSc Computer & Business Studies
    BA German & Business Studies
    Joint BSc degrees with Science
  • 13. Undergraduate student numbers
  • 14. International student community
    40% of undergraduate students come from outside EU
    130 visiting or exchange students each year
    45 students spend year abroad each year
  • 15. Year 1 – BSc Accounting & Finance
    Term 1
    Quantitative Analysis for Management 1
    Business in Social and Political Context
    Introduction to Financial Accounting
    Understanding Organisational Behaviour
    Economics for Business
    Term 2
    Foundations of Management Accounting
    Quantitative Analysis for Management 2
    Integrative Project
    Financial Management
    Business Law
  • 16. Year 1 – BSc Management / BSc Intl Management
    Term 1
    Quantitative Analysis for Management 1
    Introduction to Financial Accounting
    Economics for Business
    Management, Organisation and Society 1
    Markets, Marketing and Strategy
    Term 2
    Management, Organisation and Society 2
    Quantitative Analysis for Management 2
    Operations Management
    Integrative Project
    Financial Management
  • 17. Year 1 – BSc International Business
    Term 1
    Management, Organisation and Society 1
    Introduction to Financial Accounting
    Markets, Marketing and Strategy
    Quantitative Analysis for Management 1
    Language & Culture
    Term 2
    Management, Organisation and Society 2
    Operations Management
    Language & Culture
    Integrative Project
    Financial Management
  • 18. Year 2
  • 19. Year 3 (Year 4 for BSc Intl Man and BSc Intl Bus)
  • 20. Year 3 - BSc Intl Bus and BSc Intl Man only
  • 21. Year abroad: BSc International Business
    German speaking
    Bamberg
    Bayreuth
    Göttingen
    Kiel
    Mannheim
    Munich
    Graz
    Vienna
    Italian speaking
    Bocconi (Milan)
    French speaking
    ESC Dijon
    ESC Grenoble
    EM Lyon
    ESC Pau
    ESC Rennes
    ESC Rouen
    Solvay (Belgium)
    HEC Montreal
    Spanish speaking
    Carlos III (Madrid)
    ESADE (Barcelona)
    Navarra (Pamplona)
    Granada
  • 22. Year abroad: BSc Intl Management
    Study and/or Work in English Language in … …
    Europe
    Bocconi (Milan)
    Budapest
    Copenhagen
    Gothenburg
    Rennes
    Rotterdam
    Rouen
    Elsewhere
    Hong Kong UST
    Monash
    Sydney
    + others to come …
    USA
    Connecticut
    Cornell
    Richmond (Virginia)
    Wharton (Pennsylvania)
    Wisconsin-Madison
    Canada
    British Columbia (Vancouver)
    McGill (Montreal)
    York (Toronto)
  • 23. Entry requirements
    AAA or equivalent (at least 38 points in International Baccalaureate) for all four degrees PLUS a Bgrade at AS level in a different subject
    Maths: A-Level GradeA(or HL 5in International Baccalaureate) for BSc Accounting & Finance
    GCSE Grade A for other degrees
    English: GCSE Grade B for all four degrees
    Breadth of A-Level (or HL in International Baccalaureate ) subjects, including …
    Maths or a Science subject
    and
    a Humanities or a Social Science subject
  • 24. Assessment
    Methods
    written coursework
    group presentations
    examinations
    Results and degree class
    First year
    Second and final years
    Year abroad (BSc International Business and BSc International Management only)
  • 25. Graduation: Nos. of Firsts or Upper Seconds
  • 26. Employment opportunities
    WBS graduates are highly sought after for their numeracy, literacy, and commercial awareness
    Targeted by blue-chip companies, investment banks, and ‘major’ accountancy firms, including those that limit their recruitment to a small number of institutions
    Around 60 recruitment visits on campus each year
  • 27. Graduate destinations 08/09
  • 28. Why choose WBS?
    • Employers’ perceptions of the University, WBS, and the Undergraduate degree programme
    • 29. University’s brand strength
    • 30. Teaching quality and style
    • 31. Course content
    • 32. University facilities
    • 33. Personal development opportunities
  • Keeping in touch
    • Personalised Warwick portal:
    www.your.warwick.ac.uk
    • Any Questions? Ask Warwick!
    ask.warwick.ac.uk
    • Join us on Facebook:
    www.facebook.com/warwickbschool
    • Follow us on Twitter:
    twitter.com/warwickbschool
  • 34. Nicky O’Day – Analyst at Ernst & Young
    My experiences of the BSc Management Programme
    What I gained from the course
    How it has helped me in my chosen career
    Current Role at Ernst and Young
    Experiences from other members of the Class of 2006
    Future career ambitions
  • 35. Undergraduate Open Day25 September 2010

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