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  • 1.    welcome  back…  
  • 2. BA  (Hons)  Marketing…      Final  Year…  Level  6  (H6)  
  • 3.        who  am  I?   Neil  Kelley  Course  Leader   n.kelley@leedsmet.ac.uk   Rose  Bowl  304   @neilkelley  
  • 4. Your  Course…   The  overall  aim  of  this  course  is  to  enable  graduates  to  make  an   effective  contribution  to  the  management  and  administration  of   marketing  within  organisations  through  developing  those  key   skills  and  abilities  considered  to  be  necessary  for  the   management  of  organisations  in  the  future.   The  course  is  aimed  at  those  students  who  wish  to  pursue  a   career  in  marketing,  However,  this  course  also  provides  a  solid   foundation  in  business  and  management  thus  providing  the   graduate  with  Plexibility  in  terms  of  their  ultimate  career  options.     It  is  appropriate  for  those  students  who  wish  to  pursue  a  career   in  industry,  commerce,  the  public  sector,  or  the  voluntary  sector.   Aims…  
  • 5. Year  One…  Level  4  –  8  15  credit  modules   Year  Two…  Level  5  –  8  15  credit  modules   Optional  Placement  Year   Year  Three…  Level  6  –  8  15  credit  modules   Course  structure…   Each  module  has  its  own  assessment   You  must  pass  this  year  to  graduate  
  • 6. Final  Year  modules   Consultancy  project*   Elective  Module   Strategic  Marketing   Management  and  Leadership   Development*   Semester  One   Elective  Module   Elective  Module   Semester  Two   Elective  Module   Innovation  and  Change   Dissertation  counts  as  two  electives   Placement  takes  away  one  elective   *spread  over  both  semesters  
  • 7. Timetables   Personalised  timetables  –  All  Faculties  have  arranged  individual  timetables   for  incoming  students  and  uploaded  details  onto  the  online  Welcome  system.     Students  can  download  their  individual  Induction  timetables  on  their  course   induction  and  all  events  relevant  to  them  from  the  online  Welcome.     Student  Ambassadors,  Events  staff  and  Services  for  Students  staff  will  be  issued   with  USB  wristband  so  they  can  check  an  individual  student’s  timetable.   Course  timetables  -­‐  Faculties  are  providing  printed  copies  of  all  course   timetables  which  will  be  kept  for  reference  at  each  Student  Hub.    
  • 8. How  many  hours?   Usually  2  hours  of  formal  teaching  per  week  per  module   4  modules  per  week  =  8  hours  per  week  of  teaching…   …but  you  are  a  FULL  TIME  student   Most  of  your  time  should  be  PRIVATE  STUDY   Put  in  3  hours  of  private  study  for  every  1  hour  taught  
  • 9. assessment   Method  of  assessment  varies  by  module   Types  of  assessment  include…   Written  coursework  (essays  and  reports)   There  can  be  more  than  one  assessment  per  module   Marks  are  then  added  together  for  a  total  module  mark     You  MUST  submit  for  every  assessment  in  every  module   Exam  (usually  with  essay  style  answers  to  questions   Presentations  (sometimes  in  groups)   Research  projects  (with  written  report)  
  • 10. Use  the  feedback  you  get…   Feedback  comes  in  lots  of  different  ways   Use  the  feedback  from  last  year’s  assignments  to  help  you  focus  on  what   you  can  do  to  improve  your  marks  this  year   Complete  the  request  form  and  get  assignments  back  from   Course  Admin  –RB465   If  you  don’t  understand  the  feedback,  discuss  with   the  person  who  marked  your  assignment   Make  sure  you  collect  all  your  Semester  1  assignments  and  feedback   when  available  
  • 11. What  the  marks  mean…   70+  is  a  1st…  this  is  excellent  work   60  –  69  is  a  2:1…  this  is  very  good  work   50  –  59  is  a  2:2…  this  is  good  work  but  a  little  simplistic   40  –  49  is  a  3rd…  this  work  is  adequate    -­‐  minimum  level  to  pass   Less  than  40  is  a  fail   Marks  will  be  deducted  for  late  submissions  
  • 12. How  to  pass  your  Pinal  year  (L6)   MUST  have  an  average  mark  of  at  least  40  across  ALL  8  modules   MUST  obtain  a  mark  of  at  least  30  in  the  remaining    module   MUST  have  submitted  for  every  assessment  for  every  module   MUST  achieve  a  pass  (40  or  more)  in  at  least  7  modules   Can  “fail”  one  module  but  fail  mark  must  be  between  30  -­‐  39   Non-­‐submission  of  ANY  assessments  or  components  results  in   failing  the  year   You  can’t  afford  to  fail  your  dissertation  -­‐  think  about  it!  
  • 13. Final  award   Final  mark  calculated  by  revised  weighted  average   …alternatively  we  may  use  “proPile”  –  this  is  the   last  year  it  will  be  used…   So  –  75%  of  your  Pinal  marks  comes  from  this  years   average  and  25%  comes  from  your  2nd  year  average  
  • 14. All  your  third  year  module  results  contribute  75%  towards  you Pinal  degree  descriptor  (1st,  2:1,  2:2,  3rd)   Future  employers  may  ask  to  see  your  transcript,  which  details   all  your  grades  for  every  module  at  all  levels   To  obtain  a  2:1  you  need  get  marks  of   above  60  for  the  majority  of  modules   3rd  year  really  counts…  
  • 15. Last  years  results…   2012-­‐  2013   Level  6   1st     2:1   2:2   3rd     2   14   8   1   Fail/Withdraw   6  
  • 16. Failed  a  module?   If  you  fail  an  assessment  you  can  resit  up  to  four  modules   for  Semester  1  modules  this  is  in  April   You  MUST  take  the  Pirst  resit  opportunity:   for  Semester  2  modules  this  is  in  July   You  can  only  resit  an  assessment  ONCE  in  a  year   Your  resit  mark  will  be  capped  at  40R   You  cannot  resit  a  module  you  have  passed  –  and  you  cannot  repeat  the  year  to  try  for  better  m You  cannot  get  an  Honours  degree  if  you  fail  more  than  one  module  –   but  you  may  receive  an  ordinary  degree  or  Diploma  
  • 17. Must  be  for  a  real  and  valid  reason   Need  to  apply  (complete  a  form)  and  supply  written  evidence   If  you  have  signiPicant  problems  that  affect  your  ability     to  do  work  by  the  required  date,  you  MAY  be  allowed  to  hand-­‐ in  coursework  or  take  the  exam  at  a  later  date   Need  to  apply  as  soon  as  you  know  there’s  a  problem     (must  apply  BEFORE  submission  date)   Apply  through  Marketing  Course  Administration   (and  NOT  via  your  module  tutors)   Mitigating  circumstances   Will  then  be  checked  and  approved  (or  not)  by  a  senior  academic  
  • 18. Know  the  regulations   Available  on  X-­‐Stream   Read  your  Course  Handbook  (available  on  X-­‐Stream)   Check  your  student  email  account  regularly  for  important  information   (during  non-­‐teaching  weeks  as  well  as  teaching  ones)   Listen  to  people  who  know…  NOT  to  people  who  don’t  know   In  particular,  know  the  regulations  about…   doing  assessments   taking  a  resit  if  you  fail  an  assessment   progression  to  the  next  level   how  to  apply  for  an  extension  or  mitigation  
  • 19. Course  Administrators  –     Julie  Barrow  and  Sarah  Field   marketingadmin@leedsmet.ac.uk   Student  Liaison  OfPi Liz  Addinell   l.addinell@leedsmet.ac.u Use  all  the  support  available…   Course  Leader Module  Leaders   Year  Tutors   Subject  Librarian  –  Stuart  Smith  
  • 20. Student  Hub   Level  1  of  the  Rose  Bowl…  Your  point  of  contact  for   enquiries  about…   accommodation   Students  Union   Finance  and  Fees   Dyslexia  and  Disability  Support   Student  cards   timetables   employability   Wellbeing   International    check-­‐in  and  advice  
  • 21. Course  Representatives   The  University  takes  student  representation  seriously  and  are   keen  to  get  students  involved  in  their  own  learning  and   university  experience   Recruitment  is  undertaken  within  each  year  group  of  each  course   Any  student  on  a  scheme  or  course  is  entitled  to   propose  that  they  act  as  a  Course  Representative.   Course  Representatives–  We  aim  to  recruit  between  2-­‐4%   of  our  students  to  provide  feedback  on  their  course..     Please  express  an  interest  to  us  
  • 22. The  role  of  a  Course  Representative   Provide  student  views  which  inform  the  University’s  decision  making  process   Help  to  enhance  the  student  experience   Meet  a  variety  of  staff  and  lots  of  other  students   Provide  students  with  collective  inPluence  upon  decisions  made  about  their  education   Develop  skills  that  will  be  valued  by  future  employers   Even  if  you  don’t  want  to  be  a  Course  Rep,  we  need  your  support  and  involvement.    
  • 23. The  NSS   Is  available  from  January  for  all  Pinal  year  students   …what  you  liked   It  allows  YOU  to  give  your  opinions  on…   …what  could  be  improved   It’s  then  used  to  provide  comparative  data  about  all  UK  institutions  
  • 24. You  seem  to  like  this  course…   Happy  with  teaching,  support  and  learning   Could  improve  feedback  and  learning  resources   Overall  satisfaction  is  very  high   NSS  Results….   What  do  you  think?  
  • 25. …attendance   Your  attendance  in  tutorials,  seminars  and   workshops  will  be  rigorously  monitored   …this  is  because  we’re  strictly  monitored  by  a   number  of  government  agencies…   …including  UKBA  and  the  Student  Loans  Company   …if  you’re  seen  as  not  attending  your  loan   payments  may  be  withheld  –  or  worse  
  • 26. Year  Tutors   You  have  TWO  Year  Tutors  this  year…   They  are  there  to  provide  Pastoral  and  Academic  support   Ruth  Gosnay  and  Jon  James   r.gosnay@leedsmet.ac.uk   j.c.james@leedsmet.ac.uk  
  • 27. Collect  your  student  card   Go  to  the  Fresher’s  Events  –  even  though  they’re  not  really  for  you  guys! Make  sure  you  understand  your  timetable  and  start  a  diary   Don’t  spend  all  your  loan  –  it  has  to  last  a  long  time!   Put  some  money  aside  to  buy  some  books!   Things  for  you  to  do…   Ask  for  any  help  or  advice  if  you  need  it  

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