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Welcome to Middlesex University

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  • 1. Welcome! <ul><li>Marketing Department </li></ul>
  • 2. Welcome to Middlesex MA Marketing Communications MA Marketing Management MA International &amp; Cross-Cultural Marketing MA Health &amp; Social Marketing
  • 3. <ul><li>Dr Olga Mourouti </li></ul><ul><li>Programme Leader MAMM </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Stephan Dahl </li></ul><ul><li>Programme Leader MAMC/MAHSM </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Samar Baddar </li></ul><ul><li>Programme Leader MAICCM </li></ul>
  • 4. Induction Programme Registration Plagiarism Service Learning Option &amp; Specialist Modules Programmes &amp; Core Modules Learning Styles &amp; Culture Workshop LRC Tours Welcome/ Overview Wednesday Tuesday Monday
  • 5. A bit of History… <ul><li>Originally St Kathrin’s College (1878), Enfield College of Technology, Hendon College of Technology, Hornsey College of Art, Trent Park College </li></ul><ul><li>1973 formed to become Middlesex Polytechnic </li></ul><ul><li>became university in 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>5 campuses (Hendon, Trent Park, Cat Hill, Enfield) + Hospitals: Archway, Royal Free and Whittington (with University College) and Chase Farm and North Middlesex hospitals + Campus in Dubai since 2004 </li></ul>
  • 6. Famous Alumni <ul><li>Freema Agyeman,actress (Doctor Who) </li></ul><ul><li>Monica Ali writer, author of Brick Lane </li></ul><ul><li>Adam Ant (real name: Stuart Goddard), musician (Adam &amp; the Ants) </li></ul><ul><li>Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, daughter of Princess Margaret </li></ul><ul><li>Fiona McAuslan and Matt Norman, founders of &amp;quot;The Rough Guide&amp;quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Baroness Blackstone, Minister for Education (1997-2001), Minister for Arts (2001-2003), (Labour Peer) </li></ul><ul><li>Langlands and Bell, artists </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Campbell, Winner The Apprentice </li></ul><ul><li>Dermot O&apos;Leary, TV presenter </li></ul><ul><li>Nick Leeson, rogue trader, (studied after his prison sentence) </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Polycarpou, actor </li></ul><ul><li>Holly Slater, jazz musician </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Thomson, chief executive of AOL UK </li></ul><ul><li>Johnny Vegas, comedian </li></ul><ul><li>Vivienne Westwood, fashion designer </li></ul><ul><li>Yasmin Yusuf, designer &amp; director (Marks &amp; Spencer) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Members of Parliament &amp; </li></ul><ul><li>2 Lords </li></ul>Source: Wikipedia
  • 7. Welcome to… <ul><li>A university consistently rated as excellent by HEFCE </li></ul><ul><li>SSRN Top 100 International Business School (No. 32) </li></ul><ul><li>CIM &amp; CIPD Centre of Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>AMBA accredited </li></ul><ul><li>Global University, based in London </li></ul><ul><li>3 Queen’s Anniversary Prizes </li></ul><ul><li>27,000 students </li></ul><ul><li>Culturally most diverse university in the UK </li></ul>
  • 8. Engaged &amp; Active <ul><li>Policy formation (e.g. Westminster Forum) </li></ul><ul><li>Publications (e.g. books, journals, journal editorships) </li></ul><ul><li>Professional organisations (e.g. SIETAR, CIM, NSMC etc) </li></ul>Academic Research
  • 9. Some Research Areas <ul><li>Social Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Ethics &amp; Societal Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteering &amp; Non-profit Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>eBusiness </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networks &amp; Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Business to Business marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Political Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-Cultural Psychology / Marketing / Comms </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism &amp; Absenteeism </li></ul>
  • 10. Recently Targeted Journals <ul><li>Active Learning in Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>AIDS Care </li></ul><ul><li>British Journal of Management </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Management and Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Reputation Review </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Commerce Research </li></ul><ul><li>European Journal of Management </li></ul><ul><li>European Journal of Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Health Marketing Quarterly </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resource Management Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Marketing Management </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Relations </li></ul><ul><li>International Journal of Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>International Journal of Human Resource Management </li></ul><ul><li>International Journal of Information Management </li></ul><ul><li>International Journal of Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>International Marketing Review </li></ul><ul><li>Management International Review </li></ul><ul><li>Management Revue </li></ul><ul><li>International Colloquium on Ethnic Entrepreneurship and Management </li></ul><ul><li>International Journal of Consumer Studies </li></ul><ul><li>International Journal of Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>International Small Business Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Advertising Research </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Business Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Consumer Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Consumer Research </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Customer Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Construction Procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Enterprising Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Experimental Education </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Health Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Interactive Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Marketing Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Marketing Education </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Marketing Management </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Medical Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Political Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Product and Brand Management </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Promotion Management </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Public Affairs </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Public Policy and Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Strategic Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of World Business </li></ul><ul><li>Long Range Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Education Review </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Intelligence and Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Theory </li></ul><ul><li>Organization Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology and Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Personnel Review </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Research in Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Service Industries Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Social Marketing Quarterly </li></ul><ul><li>Thunderbird International Business Review </li></ul>
  • 11. A little introduction to the campus
  • 12. Lectures &amp; teaching
  • 13. Eating, drinking, social
  • 14. The Programmes MKT4001 (Contemporary Marketing Strategy) MKT4003 (Research in Marketing) MKT4005 MKT4007 (Integrated Marketing Comms) Option MKT4025 MKT4023 MKT4019 MKT4009 (Dissertation) MA Marketing Management MA Health &amp; Social Marketing MA Marketing Communications MA International &amp; Cross-Cultural Marketing
  • 15. Programme Leaders <ul><li>Are your first point of contact for academic queries </li></ul><ul><li>Should be made aware of personal issues etc </li></ul>
  • 16. Admin Help <ul><li>Department Office: </li></ul><ul><li>Ms Olivia Cooper, </li></ul><ul><li>G204 </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 020 8411 4262 </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. contacting a lecturer </li></ul>
  • 17. Student Adviser <ul><li>Pat McGoldrick [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Or make an appointment at Student Information desk in the Quadrangle </li></ul>
  • 18. Help &amp; Admin
  • 19. Dates, holidays, … Exams 28.4-16.5 Easter Vacation 17.3-4.4 Teaching starts 14.1 University closed (Xmas) 23.12-4.1 Last day of teaching 21.12 Teaching starts 1.10
  • 20. How to contact a lecturer <ul><li>Email: F.Name@mdx.ac.uk (e.g. s.dahl@mdx.ac.uk) </li></ul><ul><li>Office hours - outside the office - Olivia Cooper (G204) </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t travel without an appointment! </li></ul>
  • 21. Grades &amp; Honours 1 80-100 2 75-79 Distinction 3 71-74     Border line 4 70-70 5 67-69 6 64-66 Merit 7 61-63     Border line 8 60-60 9 57-59 10 54-56 11 51-53 Pass 12 50-50 13 47-49 14 44-46 15 41-43     Marginal pass 16 39-40     17/18/19 &gt;38     Class of Degree Grade % Range
  • 22. How we grade Work Lecturer 1 Lecturer 2 External Asses. Board You! Campus Board
  • 23. Resitting, Failing, Exiting <ul><li>Resubmission: Maximum grade of 16 </li></ul><ul><li>You have two (2) opportunities to succeed: - First time + ONE Resit/Resubmission </li></ul>
  • 24. Exit awards You will only be allowed to submit your Dissertation after you have gained 120 credits! No award 1 module (30 credits) Master 4 modules + Dissertation* (180 credits) Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 4 modules (120 credits) Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 2 modules (60 credits)
  • 25. Exam Periods <ul><li>28.4 - 16.5.08 : Exams (first attempts) </li></ul><ul><li>August 08 : Resit/Deferred exams </li></ul><ul><li>September 08 : Dissertation N.B. no supervision during August! </li></ul><ul><li>May 09 : Deferred Resits </li></ul>
  • 26. If you can’t make a deadline <ul><li>Late work will NOT BE MARKED. </li></ul><ul><li>Extensions (2 weeks etc) are not possible! </li></ul><ul><li>but you can defer your work to next assessment period </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T ask lecturers! LECTURERS CAN NOT GIVE EXTENSIONS! </li></ul>
  • 27. Deferrals <ul><li>If you have a valid reason you can defer your exam/coursework/dissertation </li></ul><ul><li>Always to the next assessment period (i.e. not 2 days!) </li></ul><ul><li>You must provide evidence (UK doctor certificate, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>1) Go to www.mdx.ac.uk/24-7 </li></ul><ul><li>2) Download Deferral Form &amp; Submit to Student Office (NOT to the lecturer!) </li></ul><ul><li>3) The student office will contact you if your deferral has been granted </li></ul>
  • 28. Deferrals <ul><li>Until it is granted: Assume that you do not have a deferral - and therefore will fail if you do not submit! </li></ul><ul><li>A deferred exam/coursework counts as “first attempt” (No penalty!) </li></ul><ul><li>but it will prolong your study! </li></ul>
  • 29. Attendance 18 94% Less 70% 15 52% 70-80% 11 16% 80-90% 4 0 90% + Av. grade Failure Rate Present
  • 30. Attendance <ul><li>If you are unwell - seek medical advice,hand in doctors note and catch up! </li></ul><ul><li>Low attendance is a breach of visa conditions </li></ul><ul><li>If you are not ready for assessment (75% attendance), you will receive an X grade </li></ul><ul><li>YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO REDO AN X-GRADED MODULE </li></ul>
  • 31. IT <ul><li>Email (NN000@mdx.ac.uk) </li></ul><ul><li>Oasis (WebCT) </li></ul><ul><li>MISIS: http://misis.mdx.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Athens </li></ul><ul><li>Helpdesk: http://www.mdx.ac.uk/24-7 </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Resources/Electronic library: http://www.lr.mdx.ac.uk </li></ul>
  • 32. Doing more <ul><li>Get a career, CV-check, … http://www.mdx.ac.uk/www/careers/ </li></ul><ul><li>Languages: In the LRC </li></ul><ul><li>Exchanges &amp; Study-Abroad: - 100 partner universities, 22 countries - Supervision for PGs Josette Rees-Smith: 020 8411 6071 (j.m.rees-smith@mdx.ac.uk) </li></ul>
  • 33. Getting help &amp; support <ul><li>ELLS : http://www.lr.mdx.ac.uk/ells/ </li></ul><ul><li>Dyslexia Support: Vivien Fraser d [email_address] x6285 </li></ul><ul><li>Dis ability Support: [email_address] x6237 </li></ul><ul><li>International Students &amp; Social Events : Chrissy Savva: c.savva@mdx.ac.uk, x5422 </li></ul>
  • 34. Getting Involved - Giving Back <ul><li>Student Representation : - Course representatives - Campus forums </li></ul><ul><li>Student Union : http://www.musu.mdx.ac.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Community Action Group : [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Nightline 020 7631 0101 http://www.nightline.org.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Student Volunteering : http://www.studentvolunteering.org.uk/ </li></ul>
  • 35. Sad? Lonely? Need to talk? <ul><li>Samaritans 08457 90 90 90 (24hrs) [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Nightline 020 7631 0101 http://www.nightline.org.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mind 0845 766 0163 </li></ul><ul><li>Lesbian &amp; Gay Switchboard 0207 837 7324 </li></ul>
  • 36. Health &amp; Safety <ul><li>Please ensure you know fire exits &amp; emergency procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Security: 6200 (TP) </li></ul><ul><li>Reception Hendon: 6976 </li></ul><ul><li>Crime stoppers: 0800 555 111 </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency: 999 / 112 </li></ul>
  • 37. NHS <ul><li>Ravenscroft Medical Centre tel 0208 201 5818 </li></ul><ul><li>NHS Direct: 0845 4647 </li></ul><ul><li>Local NHS Walk-In Centres: - Finchley Memorial Hospital, Granville Road, N12 0JE - Edgware Community Hospital, Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware, HA8 0AD </li></ul>
  • 38. Sex, Drugs (and no Rock ‘n Roll) <ul><li>St Ann’s Sexual Health Centre , St Ann`s Hospital, St Ann`s Rd, London N15 3TH - 020 8442 6464 </li></ul><ul><li>Royal Free Hospital , Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG 020-7830 2047 </li></ul><ul><li>Drinkline - 0800 917 8282 </li></ul><ul><li>Frank www.talktofrank.com 0800 776600 </li></ul>
  • 39. Bullying, Harassment, Discrimination <ul><li>Race, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Religion and Disability </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour that is threatening, abusive, intimidating, insulting, ridiculing; humiliating or undermining a person’s self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li>It is illegal and NOT TOLLERATED! </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT suffer in silence! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: Programme Leader or harassment@mdx.ac.uk, 020 8411 4433 </li></ul>
  • 40. More…? <ul><li>Check http://www.mdx.ac.uk/24-7/ </li></ul><ul><li>Ask a member of staff </li></ul><ul><li>We are here to help you! </li></ul>

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