Undergraduate Open Day, September 2010


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Undergraduate Open Day, September 2010

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