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exeter.ac.uk/business-school 3 CONTENTS VISIT US WELCOME TO THE Welcome to the Business School 3 Exeter Campuses BUSINESS SCHOOL Accounting degrees 4 2020 Open Days are taking place on: The world is rapidly changing, with emerging technologies, Economics degrees 8 Friday 29 and Saturday 30 May the climate crisis, the growth of the gig economy, and shifting Management degrees 12 Saturday 5 September socio-political dynamics creating critical new challenges and Saturday 24 October opportunities. A day in the life 16 I chose the Business School We run campus tours throughout term times Studying at the University of Exeter Business School at Exeter Related degrees 17 at both the Streatham and St Luke’s campuses. means gaining the skills to stay ahead of this rapidly changing because when I came to the environment and lead the next generation of business. The open day I absolutely loved the Enhance your employability 18 Penryn Campus flexibility of our degrees allows you to pursue specialist buzz and atmosphere on campus. Careers support 20 knowledge and graduate with a powerful transferable skill 2020 Open Days are taking place on: set – putting you in control of your future. I loved how green the campus Work experience options 21 Thursday 28 May was and how much was going We are absolutely committed to preparing you to succeed Study abroad options 22 Saturday 26 September in a complex, hyper-connected future. When you begin your on. That combined with the We run campus tours throughout term times undergraduate journey with us, you will be welcomed into a variety of courses available at the Add entrepreneurship to at our Penryn Campus in Cornwall. community where academics support your development. This Business School just really made your degree 24 friendly and academically rigorous environment means you will rapidly develop the entrepreneurial, intellectual and leadership me want to be a part of it. Alumni 25 To book your Open Day experience or register skills that will last a lifetime. Read on to find out more about the Lara, BA Business and Management Scholarships and bursaries 26 on a campus tour, head over to: huge range of opportunities open to you at the University of exeter.ac.uk/opendays Exeter Business School, and what it is like to study with us. How to get here 27 WHY CHOOSE US? 3rd 9th 10th UK Business for Business and for Accounting for Economics in the School for graduate Management studies and Finance in the Complete University outcomes1 in the Complete Complete University Guide 2020 University Guide 2020 Guide 2020 UofEBusiness University of Exeter Business School UofEBusiness 94.4% of our graduates are Internationally triple International Winner Gold in the Teaching in graduate work or accredited Business at the What Uni? Excellence Framework 2017 For more information visit exeter.ac.uk postgraduate study six School Student Choice months after graduation▲ Awards 2017 business ▲ ESA DLHE Record 2016/17. Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited. Neither the Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited nor HESA H Services Limited can accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from data or other information supplied by HESA Services.
4 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 5 ACCOUNTING ACCOUNTING DEGREE STRUCTURES I love how my degree has helped me broaden my global business perspective, BSC ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE BSC ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS and allowed me to explore First year management concepts Introduction to Financial Accounting alongside accounting. I really Introduction to Management Accounting like that my degree allows me Economic Principles flexibility to choose modules Business Law for Accountants from other disciplines so Introduction to Statistics for Accountants I can tailor it to my own Business Finance for Accountants interests. Management Concepts and Practice Khin, BSc Accounting and Finance Second year Financial Accounting A Financial Accounting B Intermediate Management Accounting Choose two from: Organisational Behaviour Corporate Finance Operations Management 60 credits – optional modules Human Resource Management Leading in International Contexts 45 credits – optional modules Optional Year Abroad or Industrial Placement Year Final year Advanced Management Accounting Advanced Management Accounting Advanced Corporate Finance Strategic Management (30 credits) Advanced Financial Reporting 75 credits – optional modules 75 credits – optional modules We also offer a large number of elective modules 120 credits must be completed each year. To see a list of optional modules please in contemporary and relevant topics which add visit: exeter.ac.uk/business-school/study/undergraduate/modules tremendous flexibility to our programmes. Last year these included: Data Science, Business Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in Analytics, and Financial Modelling. Please check this document is correct at the time of going to print. However, the University cannot our website for currently available electives. guarantee the accuracy of this information and reserves the right to make variations to the services offered where such action is deemed necessary. For full details please visit: exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/accounting
6 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 7 ACCOUNTING ACCOUNTING DEGREES ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Accounting and Finance has a great mix of modules from both areas, and the transition between years is very smooth. BSc Accounting and Finance E BSc Accounting and Business E The modules I did in my first N422 3 yrs NN41 3 yrs year gave me the skills to help N423 with Year Abroad 4 yrs NN1L with Year Abroad 4 yrs me perform well in my final NN43 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs NND4 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs year. All my lecturers have AAA | IB: 36 | BTEC: DDD AAA | IB: 36 | BTEC: DDD GCSE Maths minimum grade B or 5 GCSE Maths minimum grade B or 5 been extremely helpful when Or GCE AL/AS Maths▲; GCSE English Language minimum Or GCE AL/AS Maths▲; GCSE English Language minimum I needed support, and I’ve grade B or 5 grade B or 5 found the campus is ideal for my studies as it has everything you need – lecture rooms, cafes, shops, gym Designed for students interested in pursuing a career An interdisciplinary programme maintaining the core in accounting, finance or business, you will get a head focus of accounting, whilst helping you develop a much and the library. start in the job market, and may gain exemptions from broader understanding of business. The programme Nazik, BSc Accounting and Finance professional accounting qualifications. You will develop incorporates finance, accounting, business, management with Proficiency in Spanish a professional understanding of accounting, finance and and economics, as well as offering modules in law, business, applicable to real world jobs. You are also facilitating you in developing a set of graduate skills and able to tailor your degree to your interests by choosing attributes hugely desirable to 21st century businesses. from a wide range of optional modules. For more information visit exeter.ac.uk accounting For full entry requirements visit: exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate ▲ Candidates may offer GCE AL Maths, Pure Maths or Further Maths; or Core Maths. Year abroad Industrial experience C Cornwall E Exeter
8 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 9 ECONOMICS ECONOMICS ECONOMICS DEGREES DEGREE STRUCTURES ENTRY REQUIREMENTS BSC ECONOMICS BSC ECONOMICS BSC BUSINESS BSC ECONOMICS BSC ECONOMICS AND FINANCE WITH ECONOMETRICS ECONOMICS AND POLITICS First year BSc Economics E BSc Economics with Econometrics E Economics I Modules in Italics are with the Department of Politics. L100 3 yrs L190 3 yrs Economics II Basic Quantitative Methods L101 with Year Abroad 4 yrs L191 with Year Abroad 4 yrs Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Econometrics Economic Principles L102 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs L193 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs Mathematics for Economists Statistics for Business and Management A*AA–AAA | IB: 38–36 | BTEC: D*DD–DDD A*AA–AAA | IB: 38–36 | BTEC: D*DD–DDD To include GCE AL Maths or IB Higher Level Maths To include GCE AL Maths or IB Higher Level Maths History of History of Economic (Maths Studies is not accepted). GCSE English Language (Maths Studies is not accepted). GCSE English Language Economic Introduction to History of Economic Theory and Practice Thought grade B or 5 grade B or 5 Thought Finance Thought of Management Introduction to Public Policy 30 credits 30 credits – 30 credits – optional 45 / 60 credits – Power and Democracy – optional optional modules modules optional modules 15 / 30 credits – modules optional modules Enabling you to understand modern economics, Including many core modules of the Economics Second year this programme covers a wide range of topics from programme, this degree delves deeper into specialised Microeconomics II inflation to the control of monopoly power. A unique econometrics modules. This equips you with expert Intermediate Macroeconomics Macroeconomics II aspect of this degree is its extreme flexibility – allowing knowledge such as the application of statistical Intermediate Microeconomics Econometrics you to specialise or expand your knowledge of a broad concepts and methods to economics. range of related areas. Financial Markets Economics of Politics and Decisions I Introduction to 45 credits Econometric Theory The Politics of the World Money and 60 / 90 credits – – optional Economy Banking 30 credits – optional modules modules 30 / 60 credits – 15 credits – optional modules optional modules optional modules Optional Year Abroad or Industrial Placement Year Final year The teaching at Exeter has 120 credits – Asset Pricing 120 credits – International Political been excellent. I’ve developed optional Financial Markets Econometric Analysis optional modules Economy or Public Finance a new passion for learning modules (at least 30 must (at least 90 must and Decisions II 90 credits – be Economics (if not taken in second year) and developing myself 90 credits – 105 credits – be Economics optional modules optional modules modules, excluding optional modules through study. My final modules) Dissertation) year modules have been We also offer a large number of elective modules 120 credits must be completed each year. To see a list of optional modules please visit: incredibly interesting, driving in contemporary and relevant topics which add exeter.ac.uk/business-school/study/undergraduate/modules tremendous flexibility to our programmes. Last Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this this feeling. year these included: The Economics of Financial document is correct at the time of going to print. However, the University cannot guarantee Matt, BSc Economics Crises, Global Environmental Economics, and the accuracy of this information and reserves the right to make variations to the services Bitcoin, Money and Trust. Please check our offered where such action is deemed necessary. For full details please visit: exeter.ac.uk/ website for currently available electives. undergraduate/degrees/economics Year abroad Industrial experience C Cornwall E Exeter
10 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 11 ECONOMICS BSc Economics and Finance E BSc Economics and Politics E LN13 3 yrs LL12 3 yrs LN1J with Year Abroad 4 yrs LL1F with Year Abroad 4 yrs I chose Exeter due to the LND3 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs LL1G with Industrial Experience 4 yrs highly ranked Economics A*AA–AAA | IB: 38–36 | BTEC: D*DD–DDD A*AA–AAA | IB: 38–36 | BTEC: D*DD–DDD To include GCE AL Maths or IB Higher Level Maths GCSE Maths grade A or 7 or GCE AL/AS Maths▲; discipline, and Business (Maths Studies is not accepted). GCSE English Language grade B or 5 GCSE English Language grade B or 5 Economics because of the flexibility it offers. You study mostly compulsory modules You will explore modern economics and its applications This multidisciplinary degree offers you solid grounding in the first year, however in to financial systems and organisations, allowing you to in both politics and economics – two deeply integrated your third year you are able gain knowledge of advanced financial techniques such areas. You will take an interdisciplinary module each to pick all your modules as derivatives pricing, risk management and portfolio year that looks at this relationship between economics including some outside management. and government policy, and you will explore the interaction between economic ideas, economic the Business School. This behaviour and the political process. is great because you can tailor your degree to suit BSc Business Economics E your interests; I chose to study Japanese for L112 3 yrs For more information visit exeter.ac.uk L115 with Year Abroad 4 yrs beginners which I found L192 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs economics really engaging. A*AA–AAA | IB: 38–36 | BTEC: D*DD–DDD For full entry requirements visit: Adeline, BSc Business Economics GCSE Maths grade A or 7 or GCE AL/AS Maths▲; exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate GCSE English Language grade B or 5 Develop a deep and practical understanding of the role of economics in business, and gain the ability to analyse social and economic decision making. You will combine the development of key skills in economics, accounting and management, and apply them to solve many of the problems facing modern businesses. ▲ Candidates may offer GCE AL Maths, Pure Maths or Further Maths; or Core Maths. Applicants studying a BTEC Extended Diploma will also require GCE AL Mathematics for Economics, Economics and Finance and Economics with Econometrics. Year abroad Industrial experience C Cornwall E Exeter
12 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 13 MANAGEMENT BSC BUSINESS BSC BUSINESS AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT (PENRYN CAMPUS, CORNWALL) (PENRYN CAMPUS, CORNWALL) First year Business and Society Business Strategy and Analysis DEGREE STRUCTURES Business Practice and Analysis Operations Management: A Sustainable Perspective Business Economics Accounting Marketing in a Digital Age Understanding Work and Organisations BSC BUSINESS BSC BUSINESS AND BSC INTERNATIONAL BSC MARKETING AND Economics for Managers Earth System Science BUSINESS AND MODERN Accounting Analysis of Environmental Data ANALYTICS MANAGEMENT LANGUAGES MANAGEMENT Theory and Practice of Management Global Issues in Environmental Science First year Understanding Work and Organisations Legal Foundation for Environmental Protection Discovering Management Discovering Management Discovering Management Second year Statistics and Mathematics The International Nature Discovering Management Statistics for Business and for Business Analytics Management of Business Statistics for Business and Business Analytics Sustainable Enterprise Economy Project Management Language, Communication and Management Economics of Climate Change Economics for Fundamentals of Marketing Society Business Practice (Placement/Work Experience project)v Management Fundamentals of Marketing Remote Sensing for Environmental Management Economics for Select 30 credits of compulsory Strategic Concepts for Business modules in your chosen language Strategic Concepts for Business Finance Fundamentals of Marketing Management Marketing and Society Research for Inquiry Select 15 credits of optional Introduction to Ecological Consultancy Programming for Business Introduction to Business Modules Economics for Management Finance for Business Accounting Geographical Information Science and Systems Analytics 30 credits – optional 30 credits – optional modules Select 15 credits of optional 30 credits – optional modules 30 credits – optional 30 credits – optional modules relating to your chosen modules modules modules language▲ Optional Year Abroad or Industrial Placement Year Second year Final year Analysing Organisations Analysing Organisations Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment Business Analytics in Social and Technological Innovation Practice Integrative Concepts in Brands and Branding Practice-Based Consultancy Management Biomimicry Analysing Organisations International Business Operations Management Marketing Communications: Globalisation and Internationalisation Modelling with Big Data Analytics Managerial Accounting Intercultural communication Strategies and Applications Database Technologies for Local-Global Innovation: Quaternary Environmental Change Business Analytics Human Resource Select 30 credits of compulsory Consumer Behaviour (Cornwall Research Seminar Series) Management modules in your chosen Marine Climate and Environmental Change Marketing Analytics language Quantitative Marketing Future-Facing Dissertation/Project – 30 credits Operations Management Research Whole Energy Systems Human Resource Select 15 credits of optional 30 credits – optional modules 45 credits – optional Business School modules Qualitative Marketing 30 credits – optional modules Management modules Select 15 credits of optional Research 45 credits – optional modules relating to your chosen 15 credits – optional modules language▲ modules We also offer a large number of elective modules in contemporary and relevant topics which add tremendous flexibility to our programmes. Last year these included: Business Ignition – idea to implementation, Business and Climate Change, and Optional Year Abroad or Industrial Placement Year◆ Ethics and Responsible Innovation. Please check our website for currently available electives. Final year 120 credits must be completed each year. To see a list of optional modules please visit: exeter.ac.uk/business-school/study/undergraduate/modules Managing in a Global Context Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this document is correct at the time of going to print. However, Operations Analytics the University cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information and reserves the right to make variations to the services offered where such action Intercultural Communication in Strategic Management is deemed necessary. For full details please visit: exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/business Strategic and HR Analytics a Global World 30 credits Strategic Management Analytics and Visualisation 30 credits Select 30 credits of compulsory modules in your chosen Marketing Issues and Trends for Managers and Finance for Managers language Marketing Management Consultants 75 credits – optional Select 45 credits of optional and Strategy Strategy Business School modules modules 60 credits – optional 60 credits – optional Select 15 credits of optional modules modules modules relating to your chosen language▲ ▲ On the Modern Languages side of your programme you may select a maximum of 15 credits of either the SML or HUM coded modules for the year. ◆ The Year Abroad or Industrial Placement Year is compulsory for student studying BSc International Business and Modern Languages. v F or the consultancy report assessment for this module, WIE students will be offered the opportunity to complete a thematic analysis of the topic rather than undertake a work placement project if they choose.
14 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 15 MANAGEMENT DEGREES BSc Business (Penryn Campus) C BSc Business and Environment (Penryn Campus) C ENTRY REQUIREMENTS NII0 3 yrs N111 with Year Abroad 4 yrs N116 3yrs N113 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs N117 with Year Abroad 4 yrs AAB–ABB | IB: 34–32 | BTEC: DDD–DDM N118 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs GCSE grade B or 5 in Maths or GCE AL/AS Maths ; AAB–ABB E ▲ BSc Business Analytics BSc International Business and E GCSE English Language minimum grade B or 5 GCSE Maths grade B or 5 or GCE AL/AS Maths, Pure Modern Languages¬ Maths or Further Maths; GCSE English Language minimum N300 3 yrs grade B or 5 N302 with Year Abroad 4 yrs NN13 4 yrs N301 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs AAA | IB: 36-34 | BTEC: DDD On our Penryn Campus, the BSc Business programme AAA | IB: 36 | BTEC: DDD GCSE Language grade B or 5. GCSE Maths minimum The BSc Business and Environment degree is a direct grade B or 5 or GCE AL/AS Maths, Pure Maths or will develop your sustainable, future focused business GCSE Maths minimum grade A or 7 GCE AL/AS Maths▲; Further Maths; GCSE English Language grade B or 5 acumen, equipping you with the knowledge and response to the climate crisis and the growing challenges GCSE English Language minimum grade B or 5 and opportunities it poses to business. As a result experiences to stand out in today’s competitive The BSc International Business and Modern Languages international graduate job market. Underpinned by an of intensifying environmental and corporate social degree is a brand new programme enabling you to ethos of ethics and sustainability, and incorporating responsibility, future business leaders will need increased The BSc Business Analytics is a brand new degree launch into a global business career. By taking an even extensive work placements, the programme addresses awareness of the interaction between environmental and designed to address a critical skills gap within modern split of business and languages modules, you will the challenges of growing business in an interconnected, business systems. This interdisciplinary programme equips business, making you an invaluable graduate job graduate with an advantage in a globally connected climate changing world. you with a unique combination of knowledge and skills candidate. You will become crucial to the future of multilingual workplace. Not only will you develop within environmental sciences and business management, business by developing skills in the extraction, analysis relevant commercial knowledge, but also the making you an adaptable and resilient business leader, and interpretation of complex business data. You will communication and cultural skills to implement that able to contribute long-term solutions. have a resilient skillset adaptable to the data driven, knowledge in a global market. You will also undertake quickly evolving business environment. a compulsory year abroad with the option to study For more information visit exeter.ac.uk management at a partner university, undertake a year-long work placement, or combine both. For full entry requirements visit: exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate BSc Business and Management E N202 3 yrs BSc Marketing and Management E N203 with European Study 4 yrs NN1F with International Study 4 yrs N2N5 3 yrs NN12 with Industrial Experience 4 yrs N2NM with European Study 4 yrs AAA | IB: 36 | BTEC: DDD N2NA with International Study 4 yrs Studying at the University of Exeter GCSE Maths minimum grade B or 5 or GCE AL/AS N2NN with Industrial Experience 4 yrs in Cornwall was one of the best Maths▲; GCSE English Language minimum grade B or 5 AAA | IB: 36 | BTEC: DDD decisions I have ever made. The BSc GCSE Maths minimum grade B or 5 or GCE AL/AS Maths▲; GCSE English Language minimum grade B or 5 Business course was diverse, exciting and engaging and the university The Business and Management degree is a rigorous and experience was unbeatable. My flexible programme focusing on the purpose and functioning of organisations and the associated global The Marketing and Management programme is a personal highlights of the course business environment. You will gain detailed knowledge flexible business degree, with optional modules allowing include the focused cohort, the of business structures and environments, and explore you to shape the course to your interests. Gain applied marketing insights from our corporate partners, by real-world opportunities to apply new business models, disruptive technology and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. An applied focus helps you working to solve challenges facing the business world. learning and the passionate lecturers. solve real world challenges and develop transferrable ¬ If you commit to the programme, you hen completing your UCAS form please indicate your proposed W skills allowing you to excel in your future career. subjects under ‘Further details’ in the ‘choices’ section of the application. really reap the rewards in terms of The current Chinese and Portuguese language options are intended for beginners or post-beginners with GCSE (or equivalent). If your current employability, key networking skills and a wealth of industry contacts. ▲ andidates may offer GCE AL Maths, Pure Maths or C level of Mandarin Chinese or Portuguese is beyond this, contact us to Further Maths; or Core Maths. check that we can offer a sufficiently advanced level for you. Olly, BSc Business graduate 2018 Year abroad Industrial experience C Cornwall E Exeter
16 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 17 A DAY IN Every day at university is different, but here’s a typical day from Olya, RELATED DEGREES THE LIFE a third-year BSc Business student studying on the Penryn Campus. LLB Law with Business C BBL Bachelor of Business and Laws C (Penryn Campus) (Penryn Campus) M111 3 yrs NM00 3 yrs It took 30–40 mins to get I love sports and being active. M118 with Professional Placement 4 yrs NM03 with Professional Placement 4 yrs ready and have breakfast, In my first year I was part of M115 with Industrial Placement 4 yrs NM02 with Industrial Placement 4 yrs and 20 mins to get to uni. It’s so convenient that the the Volleyball society. I try to join a new gym each AAB–ABB | IB: 34–32 | BTEC: DDD–DDM AAB–ABB | IB: 34–32 | BTEC: DDD–DDM bus stop is only three mins away from my house. year so I had a look at the different options nearby and some of them look amazing. I had a quick catch-up with my coursemates and lecturers Started working on my Gain a qualifying law degree with additional business This is a Joint Honours degree in collaboration with the at a campus coffee shop, Koofi. presentation for the Small modules included at the Penryn Campus in Cornwall. University of Exeter Law School in Penryn. You will Business Management tutorial. Had to talk about You will learn business and commercial awareness skills explore the interrelation of law and business in a way transferrable to careers in both law and business. that can open various career paths and provide the Went to my first lecture myself, my plans and about my business idea. critical and analytical skills required to succeed in a of the day, where our rapidly changing business world. employability advisor told us what this module, Once I finished my homework, Practice-Based Consultancy project, will include. I had dinner with my flatmates. This year I have to consult a business of my choice, We cooked together and talked about what so at the lecture I learnt how to approach a everyone has been up to. business and the benefits and disadvantages of the consultancy industry. Went to help my friend to unpack as he just moved into Had an hour-long break after a new house. After, we just spent some time on Exeter is a lovely place to live. my first lecture. Went to the their balcony, which has an amazing view. It is safe and friendly, and has Stannary, the campus canteen, to have lunch with friends. loads of good restaurants and In the evening, had a chance to spend more time with my pubs. My favourite place in Arrived at my Small Business flatmates. Everyone was at home and we were Exeter is the Quayside by the Management lecture. Had happy to be back together. river – I enjoy jogging there a chance to talk about my business idea with the and there are loads of places other students. to eat. Exeter is also close As I am a part of the to several beaches and parks Entrepreneurs Society if you fancy a day out. committee, I had a chat with the committee after Ruby, BSc Economics and Finance class. It was amazing to plan our future events – with Industrial Experience I hope we will do a great job! Olya, 3rd year BSc Business student (Penryn Campus) Year abroad Industrial experience C Cornwall E Exeter
18 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 19 ENHANCE YOUR EMPLOYABILITY Make the most of studying at the #1 Business School in the UK for graduate outcomes▲ by choosing from the flexible degree STUDY AND WORK ABROAD OPTIONS enhancements that help 94.4% of our students go into graduate MORE WITH YEAR ABROAD level work or postgraduate study within six months of graduating. INFO 4 4 year degree Study Abroad in your 3rd Year Worldwide ON P22 CAREERS SUPPORT AND WORK EXPERIENCE OPTIONS WORK AND STUDY ABROAD 4 All Business School students have access to the dedicated Business School One semester Careers Team and the employability support they offer. MORE 4 year degree studying, one Worldwide INFO semester working 12 MONTH PLACEMENT – WITH INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE ON P20 4 4 year degree Industrial placement in your 3rd Year £ Typical salary: £22k 3 SHORT TERM STUDY ABROAD 3 year degree Study abroad at a summer school Worldwide BUSINESS INTERNSHIPS AND PLACEMENTS MODULE 3 Guided programme Develop knowledge 3 year degree of study worth and practical skills to 15 credits support you with your DEVELOP YOUR MODULES WITH internship LANGUAGE SKILLS OTHER COLLEGES OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE OPTIONS ‘With Proficiency in (language)’ Many of the Business School undergraduate 3 To have this added to your degree title, you need programmes offer the opportunity to undertake 3 year degree A range of short Support from the to successfully complete a minimum of 60 credits in modules from another department at the University, term options Careers Team one language from the University of Exeter Foreign for example Politics or Geography. This can benefit Language Centre (FLC). Your degree must therefore you academically and enhance your employability. offer you at least 60 credits of optional modules. Find out more at exeter.ac.uk/students/ Find out more at exeter.ac.uk/flc/undergraduate/ administration/rulesandregulations/ug-pgt/ languages modulechoice SPECIALISE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP MORE Foreign Language Evening Classes STUDENT SOCIETIES INCLUDE: If your degree does not offer 60 credits of optional Add ‘with Proficiency in Entrepreneurship’ to your degree by selecting INFO modules, or you prefer to use those available credits four out of five specialist entrepreneurship modules: n Business and Finance Society ON P24 in another way (to achieve ‘with Proficiency in Entrepreneurship’ for example), you can still make n Women in Business the most of foreign language evening classes at n Exeter Entrepreneurs the FLC. Find out more at exeter.ac.uk/flc/evening/ n Management and Marketing Society languages n Bright Futures Exeter n Economics Society Innovation in the Start-up Thinking Managing Business ignition entrepreneurship entrepreneurially entrepreneurially – from idea to n The Consulting Society Fourth Industrial Revolution implementation n The With Industrial Experience Society ▲ ESA DLHE Record 2016/17. Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited. Neither the Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited nor HESA H Services Limited can accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from data or other information supplied by HESA Services.
20 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 21 CAREERS SUPPORT WORK EXPERIENCE OPTIONS Our careers support is built around the knowledge and skills that 12 MONTH PLACEMENTS – BUSINESS INTERNSHIPS graduate employers want, and our professional Careers Team are WITH INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE AND PLACEMENTS MODULE The ‘with Industrial Experience (WIE)’ programme is If you choose not to do the four year ‘with Industrial here to help from day one. a four year degree that gives you the opportunity to Experience’ programme, you can still secure valuable gain valuable work experience in your third year of paid work experience with top graduate employers. Through a range of events, workshops and one-to-one support, we continually work to improve each study, before you then return to the Business School to Competition for these internships can be intense, so student’s employability to help them stand out in a competitive global job market. Opportunities include: complete your fourth and final year. This means you can our Careers Team have designed the credit-bearing put into practice what you learn in the first two years Business Internships and Placements module to of your degree while in a real world business setting. provide guidance through seminars, online resources Salaries vary depending on employer, but typically range and one-to-one support. As part of this module, from £19,000 to £23,000, although can extend from students are required to undertake an approved work £15,000 up to £52,000. We support you every step placement or summer internship for a minimum of Employability Meet the employer Employer recruitment CV and application four weeks. skills sessions sessions presentations form guidance of the way, from finding and applying for a placement through to making the most of your work experience. OTHER WORK HOW TO APPLY EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES With Industrial Experience (WIE) is available on all our Outside of the curriculum, the Careers Team can also undergraduate programmes. You can apply through help you apply for and secure other work experience Mock interviews One-to-one careers Networking Professional LinkedIn UCAS or ask to transfer onto WIE in the first term of opportunities such as Spring Insight days, Career appointments events portrait photo your first year. Find out more about how to apply to Mentoring and summer internships. You can find all work experience options online. out more about these opportunities online. For more information visit exeter.ac.uk/business-school careers Industrial placements undertaken by University of Exeter Business The support I received from the School students in 2018/19 include: Business School Careers Team, n Adidas n Bank of England n EY n HM Treasury such as mock assessment centres, n Apple n Deloitte n GlaxoSmithKline n Morgan Stanley psychometric test skills sessions, n ASOS n Disney n Goldman Sachs n PwC and the one-to-one advice from the Employability Advisers, was invaluable to secure my placement. If you are thinking of applying for 94.4% 109 of our graduates are in graduate UK Business School for employers engaging with the placements, I highly recommend work or postgraduate study six Graduate Outcomes▲ Business School in 2018/19 months after graduation▲ these services to help you showcase your best self. Diana, BA Management with Marketing with Industrial Experience 205 99% 62% students on industrial of WIE students get a 1st of 2018 WIE students gained placement 2018/19 or 2:1 (2018) compared to a graduate job offer from ▲ 82% of non WIE students their WIE employer ESA DLHE Record 2016/17. Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited. Neither the Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited nor HESA H Services Limited can accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from data or other information supplied by HESA Services.
22 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 23 STUDY ABROAD OPTIONS GLOBAL STUDY ABROAD DESTINATIONS Your experience at the University of Exeter Business School can reach NORWAY SWEDEN FINLAND far beyond South West England and help set you apart in the graduate DENMARK job market. CANADA NETHERLANDS GERMANY POLAND SWITZERLAND All Business School students have the opportunity to ‘With Year Abroad’ is open to all Business School FRANCE SLOVENIA USA CHINA study abroad by taking the ‘with Year Abroad’ pathway. students regardless of language abilities. The majority PORTUGAL ITALY JAPAN SPAIN TURKEY We currently have over 60 partner universities in 26 of our partner universities offer a full range of modules MEXICO HONG KONG TAIWAN different countries, so choosing to study abroad really taught in English, but you may like to study a foreign THAILAND does open up a world of opportunities. language at the University of Exeter’s Foreign Language Centre (FLC) to help you make the most of your SINGAPORE It is now more important than ever to demonstrate time abroad. PERU a global outlook to graduate employers. A report by AUSTRALIA Universities UK International shows that graduates who were mobile during their degree were more likely to be in a graduate level job and earn more than their NEW ZEALAND non-mobile peers.¬ a variety of business related activities from local WITH YEAR ABROAD company visits to cultural elements. For a select If you decide to undertake a year abroad, number of placements, there is the opportunity to you will study at Exeter for the first two years transfer credits earned towards your University of of your degree, go abroad for your third year, Exeter degree. Studying abroad is a unique and return to Exeter for the fourth and final experience. You can immerse year of your degree. HOW TO APPLY yourself in a new culture and Study Abroad options are available on all our a different university life. It is a WORK AND STUDY ABROAD undergraduate programmes. It is recommend you great opportunity to meet new WORLDWIDE apply for the ‘with Year Abroad’ variant of your degree through UCAS, or you can ask to transfer people and improve existing You also have the opportunity to live, learn and onto the programme in your first year, but this may work in an international context by splitting your language skills or pick up new year abroad into one semester studying, and limit destinations available to you. Eligibility for the ones. It also allows you to one semester working. Examples of previous year abroad is based on first year results; you will placements include PwC, EY, L’Oréal, Toyota, need 50% pass rate to study in Europe and 60% to broaden your perspectives, visit HSBC, and Kraft Heinz. study internationally. The allocation of destinations new places and experience new is competitive via a selection process in your challenges all of which will be SHORT TERM STUDY ABROAD second year. Acceptance is dependent on satisfactory academic performance and the level of beneficial to you in the future. Get a taste of studying abroad by spending two research you have undertaken into your chosen Tashana, BA Management with Marketing with to six weeks at one of our international partner institution. Find out more online. European Study and Proficiency in Spanish universities. These short term options can include For more information visit exeter.ac.uk/business-school study abroad ¬ https://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/policy-and-analysis/reports/Pages/gone-international-mobility-works.aspx
24 University of Exeter Business School exeter.ac.uk/business-school 25 ADD ENTREPRENEURSHIP ALUMNI TO YOUR DEGREE Join our community of more than 26,000 Business School Alumni in over 150 countries. A new undergraduate pathway has been launched at the University The Business School Alumni Association (BSAA) is here n Networking and social events around the world of Exeter to enable you to work towards gaining ‘with Proficiency in to support you throughout your degree and beyond Business School alumni have gone on to work for the following international organisations: by providing a range of alumni benefits that help you Entrepreneurship’ as part of your degree. network and develop professionally, as well as support n Goldman Sachs n Diageo your lifelong learning: Develop your entrepreneurial mindset and business By completing 60 credits▲ in entrepreneurship modules n Deloitte n Accenture acumen through choosing specialist optional and gaining ‘with Proficiency in Entrepreneurship’ n Access to a huge range of support on n EY n Ogilvy and Mather entrepreneurship modules. to your degree title, you demonstrate valuable My Career Zone n Unilever n Fujitsu entrepreneurial insight to potential employers, and n Graduate job listings and internships You will gain a sound platform of knowledge and strengthening the possibility of starting a venture of n JP Morgan n Department skills from which to start making a positive impact n One-to-one appointments with Career Consultants your own. n Sony Music for Education shaping the industry that you are passionate about. n CV, cover letter and application checks n Microsoft n PwC n Online webinars n Barclays n IBM Choose four of the following modules to be eligible: n Career Mentoring (as a mentee for up to three n ASOS n Lloyds years after graduation and as a mentor past three years) Banking Group n Manchester United Innovation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution YEAR n Siemens n Free access to over 3,000 online journals Football Club 1 This optional module introduces you to technology and the circular economy, enabling you to develop your knowledge of n Alumni magazine and e-newsletter n KPMG business innovation that can create positive impact. n Business School LinkedIn group Start-up Entrepreneurship YEAR 2 You will learn how to identify and create business opportunities and what actions are needed to capitalise on them. Since graduating from the University of Exeter Thinking Entrepreneurially YEAR Business School, I have gone on to start my 2 Explore what it means to be an entrepreneur and how own company, KOMPAS. We’ve been able entrepreneurial thinking can create value within any organisation. to raise significant funding to grow, partner with leading financial institutions and develop Managing Entrepreneurially a company recognised as one of the world’s Discover the business fundamentals of entrepreneurship and FINAL leading artificial intelligence start-ups. increase your ability to manage new venture projects, including YEAR how to reduce potential risks. The best thing about studying at the Business School was being given the opportunity to try Business Ignition: from idea to implementation new things and meet people from all over the You will develop and test a real-world business idea through FINAL world. It developed my cultural understanding YEAR launching a social enterprise to create impact for a local charity. and gave me ideas when starting a business. Tom, BSc Economics and Politics with European Study 2016. ▲ Available to students whose degrees allow them to take at least 60 credits of optional modules throughout the entirety of their degree. (Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, KOMPAS)
26 University of Exeter Business School 27 SCHOLARSHIPS AND HOW TO MANCHESTER BURSARIES, FEES AND GET HERE FUNDING All our campuses are well connected BIRMINGHAM At the University of Exeter we reinvest a large Scholarships and Bursaries: exeter.ac.uk/ by road, rail and air travel. proportion of our tuition fee revenue back undergraduate/money/scholarships CARDIFF into our undergraduate bursary, scholarship STREATHAM CAMPUS AND Fees and Funding: exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/ schemes and financial assistance, ensuring that we ST LUKE’S CAMPUS, EXETER BRISTOL money/fees and exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/ continue to attract and support the best students Both campuses are within easy walking LONDON international/livingcosts regardless of financial background. As part of distance of the city centre. London toExeter: 200 miles this, we have trained experts on hand to provide financial advice. By train EXETER The average journey time from London NEWQUAY Paddington to Exeter St David’s station is 2 hours 30 minutes. PENRYN By coach Exeter is well connected by coach, and local buses from the coach station can take you By coach direct to either of our campuses. For timetables visit nationalexpress.com or phone National Express on +44 (0) 8717 818181. By car The M4/M5 links Exeter directly to London, the By car Midlands, South Wales and the North including The Penryn Campus is approximately a 2 hour Scotland. The average journey time from either drive from Exeter. For satellite navigation use London or the Midlands is 3 hours. postcode TR10 9FE or TR10 9EZ. For satellite navigation use postcode EX4 4QJ for By air the Streatham Campus and EX2 4TE for St Luke’s. The closest airport to the Penryn Campus is at Newquay. By air The nearest regional airports are at Exeter For full instructions and directions to each campus, and Bristol. A flight between Exeter and London please see exeter.ac.uk/visit/directions typically takes around one hour. EUROPEAN TRAVEL PENRYN CAMPUS, CORNWALL All our campuses are easily accessible from By train London by road and rail. Regular flights to cities There are regular services to Truro from all major including Paris, Amsterdam, Dublin and Edinburgh British cities, and connecting services from Truro (1 hour), operate from Exeter airport. Newquay to Penryn. The average journey time from London airport (Cornwall) flies to UK and European Paddington to Truro is just over 4 hours, and from destinations. Bristol airport (1 hour by train from Truro to Penryn about 15 minutes. Exeter) has direct flights to 100+ destinations. Building One, Streatham Campus
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