Undergraduate Programme 2018 - For the Change Makers - Warwick Business School

 
Undergraduate Programme 2018 - For the Change Makers - Warwick Business School
Undergraduate
Programme
2018

For the Change Makers
Undergraduate Programme 2018 - For the Change Makers - Warwick Business School
Why Warwick
                                                   Business School?

                                                   Constantly evolving, today’s business world is fast paced.
                                                   To succeed you need not only the very latest theory and
Find out more about us                             practice but also the ability to challenge the status quo and
Visit our website for the latest information on    deliver cutting-edge solutions.
our courses, fees and scholarship opportunities,
as well as our latest news, events, and to hear    Warwick Business School is a world-class business school
from former and current students about what        at the heart of a world-class university. We welcome students
life is really like here at WBS.
                                                   from all over the world. This wide range of cultures fuels our
We're always happy to help you with any            community and creates an exciting environment for diverse
queries you may have.
                                                   discussion and debate. Our unique core values provide a
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                                                   your individual goals.
                                                   Our faculty produces transformative research that seeks
                                                   to lead the debate and create impact. This research
                                                   underpins our teaching, helping to develop inquisitive and
                                                   entrepreneurial minds that will make a positive contribution
                                                   in an ever-changing world.
                                                   So, we welcome the future problem solvers, value creators
                                                   and change makers who share our intellectual curiosity
                                                   and values. Does that sound like you?

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                                                                                              a better way

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Welcome to
Warwick Business School

                              A Warwick Business                               As an undergraduate student at WBS and
                                                                               the University of Warwick you will join a
                                                                                                                                     No.1
                                                                                                                                     Targeted university by the largest
                                                                                                                                     number of top employers
                              School (WBS)                                     dynamic student body and a lifelong global                                                                                     The University of Warwick
                                                                               alumni community. Our world-class reputation          The High Fliers Report 2017
                              undergraduate degree                             is reflected in our rankings and in Warwick’s
                                                                                                                                                                               5th in the UK for              is ranked 8th in the UK by
                                                                                                                                                                               research output                The Guardian
                              combines academic                                position as the number one targeted university
                                                                               by the largest number of top employers                                                          Research Excellence
                              excellence and the latest                         (The High Fliers Report 2017).                                                                 Framework 2014
                              theory with practical                            Whatever your business and career aspirations
                              business insights to                             may be, I am confident that this is the perfect

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Top 50
                                                                               platform from which to start your career,
                              ensure you’re ready for                          launch new ventures, develop your business
                                                                               thinking, and ultimately achieve your career goals.
                              your next move.
                                                                               Come along to campus, meet us, talk to
                              Nestled in the heart of the University of        us and discover what WBS can do for you.                                                                                     Business & Management Studies
                              Warwick campus, our prime location means                                                                                                                                      and Accounting & Finance –
                              all Undergraduate students have access           Professor Andy Lockett
                                                                               Dean of Warwick Business School
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ranked in QS World University
                              to state-of-the-art learning facilities, the
                              choice of not one but two dedicated career
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rankings by Subject
                              services, the opportunity to meet with                                                                   7 professional networks                 Founded in 1967
                              leading organisations and access to a range
                              of societies and facilities to enrich their
                              Warwick experience.

                              WBS offers a fun,
                              challenging and exciting
                                                                               enjoy, and benefit from, a sociable community
                                                                               of learning that successfully combines world-
                                                                               leading academic research, practical and
                                                                               applicable insights and an ethos of success
                                                                                                                                                                          185,000
                                                                                                                                                                          University of Warwick
                              student experience                               and innovation.                                                                            global alumni
                              that equips graduates                            We are proud of our Undergraduate Programme                 69 geographical                                                    42,000 WBS global alumni
                              with the necessary                               and our student experience, and are very excited            alumni networks                                                    in over 130 countries
                                                                               about the many innovations and developments
                              knowledge and skills to                          that are taking place in order to ensure that
                              thrive and succeed in                            WBS students continue to receive the best

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                                                                               experience and opportunities possible.
                              their chosen career path.                        I hope this brochure provides you with all of
                                                                               the information you seek, and I hope it conveys
                              Our students are at the very heart of our
                                                                               some of the excitement and pride we all feel
                              community, and their insights and feedback
                                                                               about undergraduate courses at WBS.
                              help us to shape our modules, courses of study
                              and packages of support. That ensures we         Should you have any further queries please
                                                                               get in touch, we’ll be happy to talk to you.                                                         58 nationalities               The average age of
                              provide a great student experience.

                                                                                                                                       48/52%
                                                                                                                                                                                    represented                    students starting
                              All our programmes are consistently ranked       Professor John Rudd                                                                                                                 our undergraduate
                              highly, and our graduates are in demand by       Associate Dean                                                                                       Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                    courses (2016/2017)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   courses
                              the very best organisations. WBS students        (Undergraduate Programme)
                                                                                                                                       Female/male split

                                                                                                                                                                                                     EFMD

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Life on campus

                                                    “It’s an amazing experience,
                                                      you’re going to meet some
                                                      amazing, ambitious people
                                                      from all over the world and
                                                      you’re going to learn a lot about                                                            Jasmine Yeo
                                                      yourself and also how other         We know that lifestyle is just as important              Graduate Trainee
                                                      people work. Those skills will      as your undergraduate degree course when                 Ruffer LLP
                                                                                          selecting where to study.                                BSc International
                                                      be invaluable whatever you                                                                   Business (2012-16)
                                                      end up doing.”                      Our campus is just over an hour by rail from
                                                                                          London and on the doorstep of Coventry,
                                                     Hugh Thomas
                                                                                          Birmingham, Royal Leamington Spa and
                                                     Co-founder, Ugly Drinks
                                                                                          Stratford-upon-Avon. We’re proud to say
                                                     BSc Management (2007-10)
                                                                                          that it is home to students and staff from all
                                                                                          over the world. Inclusive, vibrant and packed       “I lived on campus in my
                                                                                          with excellent learning, study, lifestyle and        first year which was a great
                                                                                          practical facilities, our campus is like a small     way to ease the transition
                                                                                          town. Acres of green space provide the               between school and
                                                                                          perfect backdrop for relaxing, walking,              university. Everything is
                                                                                          running, cycling and sports.                         available here for you, from
                                                                                                                                               shops and banks to a gym.”
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            “I feel that WBS students are
             very much recruited and
             looked for. It is a very competitive
             environment to get jobs
             nowadays and I don’t think I
             would’ve been able to get
             my job without having
             Warwick Business School
             on my CV.”
             Rachel Knott
             Restructuring Analyst, EY
             BSc International
             Management (2011-15)

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Arts Centre                       Sports Centre                              1 grocery store              Kiran Dash
    with cinema, 2 theatres,          with swimming pool, games                  – easy access to all         Associate
    1 gallery and 1 concert hall      hall, climbing wall, 8 tennis courts       your esssentials             PwC Middle East
                                      and over 20 fitness classes                                             BSc Accounting & Finance
                                                                                                              (2013-16)

                                                                                                         “On Warwick campus
                                                                                                          you have everything
                                                                                                          that you need and for
                                                                                                          an international student
                                                                             1 monthly food market        that's the best thing.”
Night clubs, bars and pub               12 food and drink outlets
                                        – grab and go or sit and relax

    1 chaplaincy                              1 health centre
    with 5 chaplains from Anglican,                                              1 pharmacy
    Catholic, Free Church, Jewish
    and Muslim faiths

    5 dedicated study spaces                   1 library open 24/7             750 acre campus
    housed within Warwick Business
    School, on campus and in
    Leamington Spa

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Alex Austin
    Broker Account Manager
    Funding Circle UK
    BSc Management
    (2012-15)

“You don't just feel like you're
 a Warwick or WBS student
 while you're here, you feel
 like you're a Warwick or WBS
 student for life. You've got
 that sense of community.”

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Accommodation

                   Moving away from home to live at
                   university is an exciting time.
                   Warwick Accommodation provides
                   free support to all of our full-time
                   students, making the transition to
                   living independently as smooth and
                   worry free as possible by helping you                       11 halls of    8,000 rooms on
                   find accommodation that’s right for                         residence on   and off campus
                   you, whatever your budget, lifestyle                        campus
                   or practical needs.
                   When you apply for accommodation our Residential
                   Life Team will work to match you with people who have
                   similar interests or lifestyles, which makes settling in
                   easier.
                   Most first-year students apply to live on campus, where
                   you’re never more than 15 minutes’ walk from your
                   lectures and all of our learning, study, lifestyle and
                   practical facilities.
                   The University of Warwick guarantees University
                   managed accommodation for all new full-time
                   first-year WBS undergraduates*, provided that:             WiFi access     £80-167 pw*
                   ■ You’ve accepted an offer from Warwick
                     as your firm choice
                   ■ You apply online for accommodation by the deadline
                     we confirm after you accept our offer
                   ■ You meet the conditions of your offer by 31 August.
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                   *Figures given are for 2017-18. Updated costs are published at
                   warwick.ac.uk/services/accommodation/studentaccommodation/campus

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Clubs, societies
                               and volunteering

                                                                                                                       Maple Chau
                               With a vibrant Students'         We work closely with a number of societies             BSc Management
                               Union, over 250 societies on     including the Management Society, Warwick              (current student)
                                                                Entrepreneurs, Enactus, Finance Societies,
                               campus and 65 sports clubs
                                                                AIESEC, Marketing Society, Risk Management
                               there are lots of ways to        Society, Women’s Careers Society and
                               challenge your mind and body.    Warwick Business School Society (WBSS).
                               There really is something for    WBSS is the largest independent student-run
                               everyone, enabling you to        society at the University of Warwick and
                               relax, try something new,        provides access to a wide range of employers
                                                                through company presentations and
                               find your passion, enhance                                                         “Clubs and societies are a
                                                                networking events, as well as the opportunity
                               your employability, have fun     to network with students from other                significant part of Warwick
                               and really maximise your         universities. Their buddy scheme is available      life. It is a great chance
                               Warwick experience.              throughout your first year at university for       for students to meet
                                                                additional peer support.                           different people and build
                                                                                                                   up their network”
                                                                You can become further involved with
                                                                academic life at Warwick by being elected
                                                                as a Student Representative on the Staff
                                                                Student Liaison Committee (SSLC) which
                                                                is made up of students and staff, including
                                                                Course Directors. The committees provide
                                                                an accessible arena in which to discuss ideas
                                                                and provide feedback relating to teaching,
                                                                learning and student support.
                                                                You can also get involved with local and
                                                                international volunteering opportunities,
                                                                enabling you to make a difference both close
                                                                to home and on a global scale.
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                                                                    volunteers

                               Over 250 Societies        65 Sports Clubs            Local and international
                                                                                    volunteering

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Student Support

                               Support services on campus
                               range from helping you
                               manage your finances and
                               workload to settling into
                               shared accommodation and
                               accessing medical services.
                               You will also be allocated
                               a Personal Tutor who is an
                               academic member of staff
                               and whose role is to support
                               students both academically
                               and pastorally.

                               The Mental Health and Wellbeing Team
                               offer advice and guidance to students on
                               their mental and physical health, working in
                               conjunction with the medical centre and
                               other support services on campus. Disability
                               Services provide tailored support and can
                               put in place reasonable individual adjustments
                               to ensure students can successfully complete
                               their degree and get the most out of life
                               at Warwick.
                               The Residential Life Team consists of members
                               of staff and postgraduate students who live
                               alongside students on campus in our halls of
                               residence. This means they are nearby if you
W                              need someone to chat to and can help you
                               adjust to living away from home among
                               new people.
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Launching
your career

        Perhaps you know exactly what               WBS CareersPlus
        you would like to do after graduation,      Our dedicated WBS CareersPlus team provides specialised
        or perhaps you’re still considering         careers services solely for WBS students including:
        your options?                               ■ 1-2-1 careers coaching

        Whatever point you are at in planning       ■ C
                                                       areer planning and preparation workshops
        your career, you’ll find lots of support,   ■ Employer events
        resources and activities available at       ■ Work placements and internships.
        WBS and the University of Warwick to
                                                    Our workshops cover all aspects of the job application
        help you make decisions, enhance your       process, from creating your CV to preparing for interviews
        employability skills and achieve            and assessment centres. Tailored sessions, such as ‘What
        your career goals.                          job is right for you?’ can help you to plan your future
                                                    career and actions. If you have a question about writing
                                                    applications, wish to explore your career options, or need
                                                    to prepare for interviews and assessment centres, our
                                                    1-2-1 careers appointments with dedicated careers staff
                                                    can help you, right here at WBS.
                                                    We organise employer events on summer internships,
                                                    year-in-industry placements and graduate opportunities.
                                                    We also host employer-led skills workshops and run
                                                    informal networking sessions. Bespoke employer events
                                                    for our students have seen the likes of EY, L’Oréal, Aldi,
                                                    Johnson & Johnson, Royal Bank of Scotland, Grant
                                                    Thornton UK LLP, Accenture and Aston Martin visit WBS,
                                                    providing students with great networking opportunities
                                                    and links to top local, national and international brands.
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Additional
career support

                                                                                                                                              Natalia Dobias
                                    Student Careers & Skills                         Sprint Personal Development                              Adoption Change
                                    In addition to the tailored services available
                                                                                     Programme                                                Management Consultant
                                    at WBS, the University of Warwick has an         Female undergraduate students can also                   Microsoft
                                    excellent Centre for Student Careers &           take advantage of the Sprint Personal                    BSc Management
                                    Skills who also provide 1-2-1 advice, skills     Development Programme. It aims to                        (2011-15)
                                    workshops, access to job vacancies and           develop confidence and assertiveness and
                                    further opportunities to meet employers on       helps you to identify your core values. It
                                    campus.                                          also assists with developing your personal
                                                                                     branding and helps you to build strategies for
                                    Events organised throughout the year include
                                                                                     managing stress and change. It is delivered in
                                    the Business, Finance & Consultancy Fair,                                                            “The help from the careers
                                                                                     partnership with employers.
                                    Investment Banking Uncovered, Careers in                                                              team was invaluable
                                    Advertising, Marketing and PR, Careers in        W warwick.ac.uk/services/skills/
     Adam Lister                                                                                                                          in my first year when I
                                    Digital Communications, Careers in Politics          personal/sprint                                  was preparing for job
     BSc Accounting & Finance
     (2012-16)                      and Government plus many more. Employers                                                              interviews and assessment
                                    who have been involved in the events include     The Warwick Skills Portfolio
                                                                                     Award                                                centres. Their support
                                    PwC, Deloitte, Barclays, Unilever, Virgin
                                                                                                                                          with building my CV, mock
                                    Media, Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, the          The Warwick Skills Portfolio Award (WSPA)            interviews and workshops
                                    Royal Air Force and Deutsche Bank.               will help you to develop skills that are valued      on interpersonal skills
                                    The Centre for Student Careers & Skills          by employers, and that will be useful for you
                                                                                                                                          taught me how to stand out
                                    also offers innovative ways to gain              in your personal life, and whilst studying here
                                                                                                                                          from the crowd.”
                                    experience. You can get involved in their        at Warwick.
                                    active volunteering programme, Warwick           W warwick.ac.uk/services/skills/awards/
“The WBS CareersPlus team           Volunteers; apply for undergraduate research         wspa
 helped support me with             bursaries; and access thousands of on- and
 my application for my work         off-campus work experience opportunities.        Mentoring
 placement at Goldman Sachs,        They also help students pull together their
                                                                                     We run a mentoring programme for both
 so I was able to organise          experiences and tell their unique story with
                                                                                     students and alumni. All mentors have
 my thoughts and plan my            confidence in applications and interviews,
                                                                                     close links with WBS or Warwick, or are WBS
 application efficiently. I found   assisted by their online MyPortfolio tool.
                                                                                     graduates. This award-winning scheme
 the large number of companies      W warwick.ac.uk/careersandskills                 has helped over 550 mentees to date and
 that visit Warwick particularly                                                     has been awarded Investors in People
 helpful when applying to firms,                                                     accreditation. The programme costs £345
 I was able to speak to graduates                                                    for two years.
 and build up a network.”
                                                                                     W wbs.ac.uk/go/wbsmentoring                              Victor Vintu
                                                                                                                                              Director of Operations
                                                                                                                                              DigitalGenius
                                                                                                                                              BSc Accounting & Finance
                                                                                                                                              (2009-12)

Number one targeted university
                                                                                                                                         “If you’re thinking about doing
by the largest number of top
                                                                                                                                          a degree at Warwick, just do
employers
                                                                                                                                          it. You have no idea how cool
The High Fliers Report 2017                                                                                                               your life is going to turn out
                                                                                                                                          after you graduate.”

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BSc Accounting
& Finance

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Murtaza Mohammed
                                    Key facts:                                      Overview                                                                                                           BSc Accounting & Finance
                                    UCAS course code: NN34                          BSc Accounting & Finance is a professionally-                                                                      (current student)
                                                                                    oriented qualification, which is consistently
                                    Course duration: 3 years full-time
                                                                                    ranked highly in major UK league tables. You
                                    Entry requirements                              will gain the skills, knowledge and confidence
                                                                                    to operate effectively in the fast paced
                                    ■ A levels: AAA including Maths or Further      world of multinational companies and global
                                      Maths. Maths-related subjects such as         financial markets.
                                    		Statistics, Economics, Accounting or
                                    		Finance do not meet the Mathematics           You will be encouraged from the outset to
                                      requirement for this course                   think critically, enabling you to analyse and                                                                 “There is a visible emphasis
                                                                                    interpret real life business issues in order                                                                   on group work at WBS.
                                    ■ GCSEs: A in a Humanities/Social Sciences      to devise solutions, helping to prepare you
     Dayana Zahari                    subject                                                                                                                                                      Working in multicultural
                                                                                    for your career in accountancy, financial                                                                      groups with new people
     BSc Accounting & Finance
     (2013-16)                      ■ International Baccalaureate: 38 overall 		    services, or management. You will also have                                                                    is exciting and insightful.
                                      including at least 5 in Higher Level Maths.   the opportunity to develop your interpersonal
                                                                                                                                                                                                   There is also a range of
                                                                                    skills including communication, leadership
                                    ■ Applications from candidates with other                                                                                                                      different modules you
                                                                                    and team-working, to become more
                                      internationally-recognised qualifications                                                                                                                    can study; the choices
                                                                                    adaptable and resilient to change.
                                      are also welcomed.                                                                                                                                           for instance range from
                                                                                    You will be taught by leading academics who                                                                    core finance to different
                                    For English language requirements see
                                                                                    are well connected with industry and able to                                                                   languages.”
                                    page 41.
                                                                                    combine cutting-edge theory with real-world
                                    Exemptions                                      practice. We have well-established links
“The best thing about the                                                           with accountancy firms, investment banks
 programme is the fact that I       If you study specific accounting or finance     and renowned national and international
 can take up a language whilst      modules as part of your degree you may be       employers such as UBS and EY.
 also doing accounting and          eligible for exemptions from a number of
                                    professional accountancy exams.                 In your third year, one of the modules you
 finance modules. The various
                                                                                    will study is Critical Issues in Management.
 modules will help me to            W wbs.ac.uk/go/exemptions
                                                                                    This module will enable you to integrate
 understand how organisations                                                       what you have learned throughout your
 work as a whole. Additionally,                                                     studies, enhance your knowledge through the
 the class is diverse with people                                                   introduction of new concepts; and apply your
 from all over the world.”                                                          skills to a range of 'real life' case studies.

                                                                                                                                                               31 nationalities

                                                                                                     Ranked 3rd in the UK
                                                                                                     by The Guardian 2018
                                                                                                                                     Ranked 5th in the UK by
                                                                                                                                     The Complete University
                                                                                                                                     Guide 2018
                                                                                                                                                               represented on
                                                                                                                                                               the programme
                                                                                                                                                                                  43/57%
                                                                                                                                                                                  Female/male split

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BSc Accounting
& Finance

Year 1:                                         Year 2:                                        Year 3:                                           Elective modules                               Here are some examples of the companies                    Where do our graduates work?
                                                                                                                                                                                                our students have worked at while on their
Terms 1 and 2: Study 10 core modules            Terms 1 and 2: You will study a further nine   Terms 1 and 2: You will choose eight elective     You may choose elective modules from                                                                      ■ Bank of America Merrill Lynch
                                                                                                                                                                                                placement:
introducing you to the fundamentals of          core modules and have the option to select     modules, of which four must be from an            a range of subject areas including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ■ Deloitte
accounting finance, accounting and business     one elective module of your choice. You can    accounting or finance discipline. You will also   accounting, behavioural science, finance,      ■ EY
management.                                     also choose to defer Economics of Strategy     study one double weighted core module,            marketing, strategy, law, information                                                                     ■ EY
                                                                                                                                                                                                ■ ESSO
                                                and/or one of Issues in Management             Critical Issues in Management.                    systems management, operational research,                                                                 ■ FTI Consulting
Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.                                                                                                                                                         ■ PwC
                                                Accounting, Financial Reporting 2 or Finance                                                     organisational behaviour or operations
                                                                                               Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams. If                                                                                                                  ■ Goldman Sachs
                                                2 to create space for additional electives.                                                      management. You may also select subjects       ■ The Walt Disney Company
                                                                                               you choose the Undergraduate Partnership
                                                                                                                                                 from outside of WBS such as economics                                                                     ■ Google
                                                Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.        Programme, Year 3 includes assessments in                                                        ■ MGH Technology solutions
                                                                                                                                                 or a language.
                                                                                               August/September.                                                                                                                                           ■ Jaguar Land Rover
                                                                                                                                                                                                ■ RSM.
                                                                                                                                                 How will I be assessed?                                                                                   ■ John Lewis Partnership
                                                                                                                                                                                                After WBS
                    YEAR 1                                        YEAR 2                                         YEAR 3                          Throughout the study programme you will be                                                                ■ JP Morgan
     Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar          Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar           Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar           assessed by a mix of examinations, essays,     What do our graduates do?                                  ■ KPMG
                                                                                                                                                 reports, case-study analyses and group work.
                                                                                                                                                                                                ■ Audit Associate                                          ■ PwC
  Introduction            Foundations of          Accounting in           Issues in              Critical Issues in       Critical Issues in
  to Financial            Management              Context                 Management             Management               Management             Placements                                     ■ ACA Graduate Trainee                                     ■ Royal Bank of Scotland
  Accounting              Accounting                                      Accounting
                                                                                                                                                 In collaboration with the Institute of         ■ Accountant                                               ■ RSA Associates
                                                                                                                                                 Chartered Accountants in England and
                                                                                                                                                                                                ■ Accounts Associate                                       ■ The National Audit Office.
                                                                                                                                                 Wales (ICAEW), we participate in the
  Economics for           Financial               Financial               Financial              Accounting or            Accounting or          Undergraduate Partnership Programme            ■ Acturial Associate
  Business                Management              Reporting 1             Reporting 2            Finance Elective         Finance Elective                                                                                                                 Source GEMS. Data: Classes of 2013/14 and 2014/15.
                                                                                                                                                 which enables selected students to gain                                                                   This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.
                                                                                                                                                                                                ■ Analyst
                                                                                                                                                 professional work experience during an
                                                                                                                                                 intercalated year. This involves working in    ■ Assurance Associate
                                                                                                                                                 an accounting role with an ICAEW member        ■ Auditor
  Quantitative            Quantitative            Finance 1:              Finance 2:             Accounting or            Accounting or          organisation during the third year of the
  Analysis for            Analysis for            Financial Markets       Corporate Finance      Finance Elective         Finance Elective                                                      ■ Equity Research Analyst
  Management 1            Management 2
                                                                                                                                                 course. Depending on the organisation, you

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           £27,000
                                                                                                                                                 may also be able to take professional ACA      ■ Investment Banking Analyst
                                                                                                                                                 exams during the placement which will form
                                                                                                                                                                                                ■ Operations Analyst
                                                                                                                                                 the first year of the ACA training contract.
  Foundations of          Business Law            Global Environment      Global Integrative     Elective                 Elective               You can work in the UK or overseas, before     ■ Trainee Chartered Accountant.
  Organisational                                  of Business             Project
  Behaviour                                                                                                                                      returning to WBS for the final year of the                                                                Average salary six months
                                                                                                                                                                                                Source GEMS. Data: Classes of 2013/14 and 2014/15.
                                                                                                                                                 course. The programme forms 10% of the         This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.   after the course
                                                                                                                                                 overall degree classification.                                                                            Source Unistats.

  CORE Practice           Business Planning –     Elective                Economics of           Elective                 Elective               You may also be interested in securing a

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           89%
                          integrative project                             Strategy                                                               summer internship, or applying for a Spring
                                                                                                                                                 Week position at an accountancy firm
                                                                                                                                                 or investment bank; our dedicated WBS
                                                                                                                                                 CareersPlus team will be on hand to support
                                                                                                                                                 you with your application. In addition to                                                                 of students go on to work
                                                                                                                                                 working in accounting, our students also                                                                  and/or study six months after
                                                                                                                                                 take up work placements focusing on finance                                                               completing the course
                                                                                                                                                 and consulting.

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BSc Digital Innovation
& Entrepreneurship

Key facts:                                    Overview
UCAS course code: N212                        Digital innovation plays a key role in how
                                              organisations operate and compete with
Course duration: 3 years full-time
                                              each other today. Understanding and being
Entry requirements                            able to drive innovation is important across
                                              almost any industry, from large organisations
■ A levels: AAA                               to small entrepreneurial start-ups.
■ GCSEs: A in Maths and A in a Humanities/    BSc Digital Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  Social Sciences subject                     will enable you to understand, design
■ International Baccalaureate: 38 overall     and manage digital solutions for future
                                              business. Whether you are looking for a
■ Applications from candidates with other
                                              career in technology management for a
  internationally-recognised qualifications
                                              large organisation or small start-up, want to
		are also welcomed.
                                              become a consultant helping organisations
For English language requirements see         to harness technology, or are interested
page 41.                                      in starting your own business, this course
                                              will provide you with a toolkit of practical
                                              skills and theoretical perspectives to ensure
                                              business success.
                                              You will be introduced to a few key
                                              technologies and software development
                                              methods. However, no prior experience or
                                              technical skills are required – the course will
                                              teach you how to use technology strategically
                                              in different business contexts.
                                              You will be taught by internationally-
                                              recognised academics from our
                                              Information Systems & Management and
                                              Entrepreneurship & Innovation groups, many
                                              of whom have experience in consulting
                                              or entrepreneurship. This teaching will
                                              be complemented by visits from senior
                                              professionals from industry, in particular IT
                                              and innovation-related staff. They will help
                                              to explain and illustrate how theory works
                                              in practice, through real case-studies and
                                              experiences.

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BSc Digital Innovation
& Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “Our new course offers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  students a combination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of skills and knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  that are in high demand.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You will be able to head for
Year 1:                                           Year 2:                                            Year 3:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  entrepreneurial careers
Terms 1 and 2: Study eight core modules           Terms 1 and 2: You will study a further six core   Terms 1 and 2: Five core modules and four
and select two elective modules that offer a      modules and four elective modules. You also        elective modules. The Digital Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  as well as careers in
broad foundation of digital innovation and        begin to study the core topics in depth.           Project 2 module runs throughout the year.                                                                                   consulting and information
entrepreneurial concepts, business practice
                                                  Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.            Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  management.”
and development.
Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.                                                                                                                                                                                            Aleksi Aaltonen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Course Director

                    YEAR 1                                          YEAR 2                                             YEAR 3
     Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar            Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar               Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar

  CORE Practice              Data Modelling         Digital Business         Project                   Digital Innovation      Digital Innovation
                             and Analysis           in Modern                Management                Project 2               Project 2
                                                    Organisations

  Introduction to            Business System        Enterprise               Business Consulting       Strategy, Platforms     Open Innovation,     Elective modules                                How will I be assessed?                          After WBS
  Innovation and             Analysis               Information                                        and Digital             Sourcing and
  Entrepreneurship                                  Systems                                            Innovation              Funding              Each year comprises 10 modules with             Throughout the study programme you will be       This is a new course which has been designed
                                                                                                                                                    opportunities to choose from a wide             assessed by a mixture of examinations, essays,   for those who are looking to start their own
                                                                                                                                                    variety of elective modules from a range        reports, case-study analyses and group work.     business or are seeking roles in IT-oriented
  Digital Ventures           Digital Innovation     Funding your             Entrepreneurship          Understanding the       Business Data
                                                                                                                                                    of subject areas including: marketing,                                                           streams. Alternatively, you might be interested
                             Project 1              Digital Venture          and New Business          Entrepreneur            Analytics            strategy, information systems management,       Placements                                       in working in a specific role, such as:
                                                                                                                                                    operational research, organisational            Why not extend your degree to four years
Year 1-3 Term 3: April-June revision and exams.                                                                                                                                                                                                      ■ Business Change Management
                                                                                                                                                    behaviour, accounting, finance and operations   and take an intercalated year working in
                                                                                                                                                    management. You may choose subjects                                                              ■ Business/IT Performance Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                    industry in Year 3? Our WBS CareersPlus
  Agile Programming          Elective               Elective                 Elective                  Elective                Elective             from WBS and other departments across           team will provide advice and guidance on         ■ Cyber Security and Risk Governance
                                                                                                                                                    the University to tailor your studies, such     finding a placement. Alternatively, many of
                                                                                                                                                    as economics, computer science, or                                                               ■ Data Analytics
                                                                                                                                                                                                    our students gain exposure to their preferred
                                                                                                                                                    a language.                                     sector or organisation as part of a summer       ■ Digital Consulting
                                                                                                                                                                                                    internship, which can be a great way to          ■ Enterprise, Cloud and SAAS Architecture
  Design Thinking            Elective               Elective                 Elective                  Elective                Elective                                                             secure a graduate job.
  for Digital                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ■ IT Outsourcing and Commercial
  Innovation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Procurement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ■ Mobile and Internet of Things Solutions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ■ Project Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ■ Systems Integration.

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BSc International
Business

                                  Key facts:                                        Overview                                         An integral part of your year abroad will be     Here are some examples of the companies
                                                                                                                                     to attend a compulsory seminar. This three-      our students have worked at while on their
                                  UCAS course codes:                                Today’s fast-paced business world requires
                                                                                                                                     day seminar will provide the opportunity to      approved work placement:
                                  BSc International Business with French: N1R1      the ability to think and act globally. Our
                                                                                                                                     reflect on your year-abroad and support you
                                  BSc International Business with German: N1R2      highly ranked programme will enable you to                                                        ■ JCDecaux
                                                                                                                                     in preparing for the two assignments that
                                  BSc International Business with Italian: N1R3     combine your passion for languages with a                                                         ■ Sterling International
                                                                                                                                     make up 10%of your overall degree.
                                  BSc International Business with Spanish: N1R4     business degree.
                                                                                                                                     In addition, you will work in groups on a case   ■ Chanel
                                  Course duration: 4 years full-time                Throughout the course you will develop a
                                                                                                                                     study that relates to the city in which the      ■ HSBC
                                  (with year abroad)                                deep understanding of the core principles
                                                                                                                                     seminar is taking place. Previous seminars
                                                                                    of international business and management                                                          ■ IBM
                                  Entry requirements                                                                                 have been based in Venice and case studies
                                                                                    which will be further advanced by a
                                                                                                                                     have included The Rialto Market and Venice       ■ SEAT
                                  ■ A levels: AAA                                   guaranteed year abroad either working or
                                                                                                                                     in Peril.
                                                                                    studying in your chosen language, enabling                                                        ■ Microsoft
     Luis Peiro Camaro Adan       ■ GCSEs: A in Maths and A in a Humanities/                                                                                                                                                              Tamsin Wood
                                                                                    you to enhance your foreign language skills.     In your third year you will have the
     BSc International Business     Social Sciences subject                                                                                                                           ■ Infosys Consulting Inc.                           BSc International Business
                                                                                                                                     opportunity to take up an approved work
     (2012-16)                                                                      During your year abroad you’ll immerse                                                                                                                (current student)
                                  ■ International Baccalaureate: 38 overall 		                                                       placement. Our WBS CareersPlus team will         ■ Missoni
                                                                                    yourself in local culture. If you choose to
                                    with a Higher Level 5 in the language                                                            provide advice and guidance on finding a         ■ Digital Brand Architects
                                                                                    work, you will also learn about doing business
                                                                                                                                     placement.
                                  ■ You must have a qualification in the 		         in another country and the differences in                                                         ■ L'Oréal
                                    language to be studied such as A level or       working practices. Whichever path you
                                                                                                                                                                                      ■ Nestlé.
                                    IB Higher level French, German or 		            choose, you will return to WBS a confident
                                    Spanish, or equivalent in other acceptable      learner, ready to put your new and developed
                                    qualifications, or at least CEFR B2 in 		       knowledge and skills into practice for your
                                    all four language skills - reading, writing,    final year.
“The best thing about my course   		listening, speaking                                                                                                                                                                              “International Business
                                                                                    You’ll benefit from working with people from
 was the opportunity to study                                                                                                                                                                                                         has provided me with a
                                  ■ If you are interested in the Italian stream,    other countries which ensures interesting
 abroad. I was not only able                                                                                                                                                                                                          perfect fusion between
                                    evidence of language ability at A level or      group work and debate and further increases
 to discover and learn a new                                                                                                                                                                                                          my love of language and
                                  		equivalent in any modern foreign 		             your international experience.
 culture, but to open my mind                                                                                                                                                                                                         business. The first year of
                                    language is sufficient. Grade B in GCSE
 further, developing my ability                                                     Year abroad                                                                                                                                       the course suited my needs
                                    Italian or 5 in IB Standard Level Italian are
 to think critically.”              also considered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      perfectly as I wasn’t sure
                                                                                    You will be guaranteed a place with one of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      on my specialism so the
                                  ■ You will not be able to study a language        our partner universities in Europe, Canada

                                                                                                                                                                                      69/31%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      wide range of modules in
                                    in which you are already fluent or a native     or Latin America. The flexibility of our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      all functions of business
                                    speaker.                                        year abroad allows you to choose whether
                                                                                                                                     Ranked 4th in the UK                                                                             allowed me to discover
                                                                                    you would like to study, undertake a work
                                  For English language requirements see                                                              by The Guardian 2018                                                                             my expertise.”
                                                                                    placement or a combination of the two. We                                                         Female/male split
                                  page 41.
                                                                                    do not organise work placements, however
                                                                                    our dedicated WBS CareersPlus team will
                                  Exemptions
                                                                                    provide support in making your applications.
                                  If you study specific accountancy or finance
                                  modules as part of your degree, you may be
                                  eligible for exemptions from a number of
                                  professional accountancy exams.
                                  W wbs.ac.uk/go/exemptions

                                                                                                                                             10 nationalities
                                                                                                                                             represented on
                                                                                                                                             the programme

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BSc International
Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            £26,000
Year 1:                                           Year 3:                                              Year 4:                                        Elective modules                                           Where do our graduates work?
Terms 1 and 2: Study 10 core modules that         Whether you are studying or working                  Terms 1 and 2: Three core modules, the         You can choose elective modules from a                     ■ Amazon
provide an introduction to key areas of           abroad, you will also take two core modules:         double weighted module Critical Issues         range of subject areas including: accounting,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ■ Paramount
business, including a double module in your       International Business in Context, and Year          in Management and Language modules             finance, marketing, strategy, law, information                                                                        Average salary six months
chosen language.                                  Abroad Portfolio which are submitted on your         plus International Perspectives in Business,   systems management, operational research,                  ■ Société Générale                                         after the course
                                                  return in Year 4. This year counts for 10%of         Management and Society.                        organisational behaviour and operations
Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.                                                                                                                                                                          ■ Unilever                                                 Source, Unistats.
                                                  your final degree classification. You will attend                                                   management. In your final year, you may
                                                                                                       Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.
                                                  a three day seminar in Term 2, which typically                                                      select subjects from outside of WBS such as                ■ Speedo
Year 2:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            90%
                                                  takes place in Venice, and is an assessed part                                                      economics, or law; a second language can also              ■ BP
Terms 1 and 2: Continue with your language        of your degree. Year 3 includes exams at                                                            be taken in your final year.
and cultural studies along with five core                                                                                                                                                                        ■ CACI Ltd
                                                  partner institutions (not counted) and two
modules and three electives.                      assignments submitted August/September.                                                             How will I be assessed?                                    ■ Deloitte
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of students go on to work
Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.                                                                                                               Throughout the study programme you will be                 ■ EY                                                       and/or study six months after
                                                                                                                                                      assessed by a mixture of examinations, essays,                                                                        completing the course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ■ General Electric
                                                                                                                                                      reports, case-study analyses and group work.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ■ Pernod Ricard
              YEAR 1                                       YEAR 2                            YEAR 3                         YEAR 4                    After WBS
 Term 1: Oct-Dec  Term 2: Jan-Mar             Term 1: Oct-Dec  Term 2: Jan-Mar                                 Term 1: Oct-Dec  Term 2: Jan-Mar                                                                  ■ Tesco.
                                                                                                                                                      What do our graduates do?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Source GEMS. Data: Classes of 2013/14 and 2014/15.
  Introduction        Foundations             Economics            Economics               Year                Critical Issues      Critical Issues   ■ Assistant Brand Manager                                  This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.
  to Financial        of Financial            for Business         of Strategy             abroad              in Management        in Management
  Accounting          Management                                                           either                                                     ■ Associate Consultant
                                                                                           studying,
                                                                                           working                               Critical Issues in   ■ Associate Partner Manager
                                                                                           or both                               Management
  Language            Language                Language             Language                                    Language              Language
                                                                                                                                                      ■ Business Development Assistant
                                                                                                                                                      ■ Financial Analyst
                                                                                                                                                      ■ Graduate Marketing Professional
                                                                                                                                                      ■ Implementation Consultant
  Quantitative        Operations              Global               Global                                      International        Elective
                                                                                                                                                      ■ Junior Business Analyst
  Analysis for        Management              Environment          Integrative                                 Perspectives in
  Management 1                                of Business          Project                                     Business                               ■ Junior Consultant
                                                                                                               Management
                                                                                                               and Society                            ■ Marketing Executive
                                                                                                                                                      ■ Performance Analyst
  CORE Practice       Management,             Governance,          Elective                                    Elective             Elective
                      Organisations           Politics and                                                                                            ■ Research Officer
                      and Society             Corporate                                                                                               ■ Sourcing Executive
                                              Accountability
                                                                                                                                                      ■ Trainee Accountant.

  Markets,            Business                Elective             Elective                                    Elective             Elective          Source GEMS. Data: Classes of 2013/14 and 2014/15.
  Marketing and       Planning                                                                                                                        This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.
  Strategy

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BSc International
Management

                                      Key facts:                                     Overview                                          Year abroad
                                      UCAS course code: N290                         Our BSc International Management degree           You will spend a compulsory year abroad,
                                                                                     is consistently highly ranked. It provides the    either studying at a partner university,
                                      Course duration: 4 years full-time
                                                                                     opportunity to gain a broad knowledge of          working in an approved placement or a
                                                                                     business and management, while improving          combination of the two. We have partnered
                                      Entry requirements
                                                                                     your ability to operate across cultural           with over 50 institutions in over 20 countries
                                      ■ A levels: AAA                                boundaries, embrace different perspectives        around the world. Current partnerships are
                                      ■ GCSEs: A in Maths and A in a Humanities/     and challenge traditional ways of thinking.       offered in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China,
                                                                                                                                                                                          Ranked 4th in the UK
                                        Social Sciences subject                                                                        Hong Kong, Japan, North America, Russia,
                                                                                     International exposure brings added value                                                            by The Guardian 2018
                                                                                                                                       Singapore, South Korea and various countries
                                      ■ International Baccalaureate: 38 overall      to your academic, personal and professional
                                                                                                                                       across Europe. Evidence suggests that
                                                                                     development and enables you to build
                                      ■ Applications from candidates with other                                                        students taking a year abroad as part of their
                                                                                     your global network. Both traditional and
     Shalani Bhalla                     internationally-recognised qualifications                                                      degree are, on average, twice as likely to be in                                    Victoire Lépine
                                                                                     innovative teaching methods, enhanced
     BSc International                  are also welcomed.                                                                             employment after their degree (Going Global                                         BSc International
     Management                                                                      by state-of-the-art technology, are used to                                                                                           Management
                                                                                                                                       Report, 2016).
     (current student)                For English language requirements see          provide a wide range of learning experiences.                                                                                         (2013-17)
                                      page 41.                                                                                         In your third year you will have the
                                                                                     Our four year course is designed to equip you
                                                                                                                                       opportunity to take up an approved work
                                                                                     with the knowledge and employability skills
                                      Exemptions                                                                                       placement. Our WBS CareersPlus team will
                                                                                     for a successful career in global business.
                                                                                                                                       provide advice and guidance on finding

                                                                                                                                                                                          51/49%
                                      If you study specific accountancy or finance   Your third year will be spent abroad, in either
                                      modules during your degree, you may be                                                           a placement.
                                                                                     a partner institution and/or working on an
                                      eligible for exemptions from a number of       approved work placement. This will increase       Here are some examples of the companies
                                      professional accountancy exams.                your confidence, cultural awareness and           our students have worked at while on their
“Studying at Warwick has truly                                                       prepare you for your final year and future        approved work placement:                           Female/male split           “The best thing about this
                                      W wbs.ac.uk/go/exemptions
 exceeded my expectations as it                                                      career. In your fourth year you will return to                                                                                    course is the freedom you
                                                                                                                                       ■ British Chambers of Commerce
 has allowed me to broaden my                                                        WBS to complete your studies, empowered by                                                                                        have to shape your own
 horizons in an academic, social                                                     your overseas experience.                         ■ Chanel                                                                        degree. You can choose
 and cultural sense. The beauty                                                                                                        ■ Clarins                                                                       elective modules according
                                                                                     You can tailor your degree towards your
 of my degree is its flexibility in                                                  career aspirations by selecting elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to what matters the most
                                                                                                                                       ■ Colgate
 accommodating all interests                                                         modules from WBS and other University of                                                                                          to you. Additionally, WBS has
 and areas in business.”                                                             Warwick departments. This provides the            ■ Goldman Sachs                                                                 amazing choices for year
                                                                                     opportunity to specialise in a particular area    ■ HSBC                                                                          abroad destinations ranging
                                                                                     or to take a broader approach to your studies.                                                                                    from the best business
                                                                                                                                       ■ IBM                                                                           school in Europe to leading
                                                                                                                                                                                                 34 nationalities
                                                                                                                                       ■ L’Oréal                                                                       universities in exciting
                                                                                                                                                                                                 represented on
                                                                                                                                       ■ Peugeot                                                                       international cities.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                 the programme
                                                                                                                                       ■ Procter and Gamble
                                                                                                                                       ■ Rothschild & Co.

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BSc International
Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   £30,000
Year 1:                                                Year 3:                                                Year 4:                                        Elective modules                                           Where do our graduates work?
Terms 1 and 2: Study 10 core modules that              Whether you are studying or working                    Terms 1 and 2: One double-weighted core        You can choose elective modules from a range               ■ BGL Group
provide an introduction to key areas of                abroad, you will also take two core modules:           module, Critical Issues in Management, and     of subject areas including: marketing, strategy,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ■ Capco
business.                                              International Management in Context, and               eight electives.                               entrepreneurship, human resources, customer                                                                           Average salary six months
                                                       Year Abroad Portfolio which are submitted                                                             service management, industrial relations, law              ■ Merrill Lynch Wealth Management                          after the course
Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.                                                                       Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.
                                                       on your return in Year 4. This year counts for                                                        as well as accounting and finance. You may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ■ Procter & Gamble                                         Source, Unistats.
Year 2:                                                10%of your final degree classification. You will                                                      select subjects from outside of WBS such as
                                                       also attend a compulsory workshop in term                                                             economics, or a language.                                  ■ Trafigura

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   80%
Terms 1 and 2: Four core modules and six               two at an appropriate location near to where                                                                                                                     ■ HSBC
electives, which can be chosen from a range            you are studying/working.                                                                             How will I be assessed?
of subject areas including accounting, human                                                                                                                                                                            ■ UTC Aerospace.
                                                                                                                                                             Throughout the study programme you will be
resources, or a double language through the
                                                                                                                                                             assessed by a mixture of examinations, essays,             Source GEMS. Data: Classes of 2013/14 and 2014/15.         of students go on to work
University's language centre.                                                                                                                                                                                           This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.
                                                                                                                                                             reports, case-study analyses and group work.                                                                          and/or study six months after
Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   completing the course
                                                                                                                                                             After WBS
               YEAR 1                                         YEAR 2                                YEAR 3                         YEAR 4                    What do our graduates do?
  Term 1: Oct-Dec  Term 2: Jan-Mar               Term 1: Oct-Dec  Term 2: Jan-Mar                                     Term 1: Oct-Dec  Term 2: Jan-Mar
                                                                                                                                                             ■ Category Executive Intern

  Introduction           Foundations              Global                 Global                   Year                Critical Issues      Critical Issues   ■ Human Resource Manager
  to Financial           of Financial             Environment            Integrative              abroad              in Management        in Management     ■ Senior Marketing Executive
  Accounting             Management               of Business            Project                  either
                                                                                                  studying,                                                  ■ Business Analyst
                                                                                                  working
                                                                                                  or both                                                    ■ Business Consultant
  Economics for          Operations               Governance,            Economics                                    International        Elective
  Business               Management               Politics and           of Strategy                                  Perspectives                           ■ Investment Banking Analyst
                                                  Corporate                                                           in Business                            ■ Investment Consultant Analyst
                                                  Accountability                                                      Management
                                                                                                                      and Society                            ■ Management Consultant.

                                                                                                                                                             Source GEMS. Data: Classes of 2013/14 and 2014/15.
  Quantitative           Quantitative             Elective               Elective                                     Elective             Elective          This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.
  Analysis for           Analysis for
  Management 1           Management 2

  CORE Practice          Management,              Elective               Elective                                     Elective             Elective
                         Organisations
                         and Society

  Markets,               Business                 Elective               Elective                                     Elective             Elective
  Marketing and          Planning
  Strategy

Year 3 includes exams at partner institutions (not counted) and two assignments submitted August/September.

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BSc Management

                                                                                                                                                                             “What makes this course so special is
                                                                                                                                                                               the opportunity to discover the vast
                                                                                                                                                                               range of areas of business. The first-year
                                                                                                                                                                               modules have allowed me to gain a
                                                                                                                                                                               solid understanding of the fundamentals
                                    Key facts:                                     Overview                                                                                    of management, whilst the flexibility in
                                                                                                                                                                               second and third year to choose from
                                    UCAS course code: N200                         Our BSc Management degree is consistently                                                   a very wide variety of modules has
                                                                                   ranked one of the best in its class, equipping                                              allowed me to explore and find the
                                    Course duration: 3 years full-time
                                                                                   students with the skills, knowledge and                                                     areas that I am most passionate about.”
                                                                                   confidence to operate effectively in a range
                                    Entry requirements
                                                                                   of roles in international brands, multinational
                                    ■ A levels: AAA                                                                                                                           Jola Mackiewicz
                                                                                   companies, global financial markets and new
                                                                                   business ventures.
                                                                                                                                                                              BSc Management
                                    ■ GCSEs: A in Maths and A in a Humanities/
                                                                                                                                                                              (current student)
                                      Social Sciences subject                      Your final two years on this course are highly
                                    ■ International Baccalaureate: 38 overall      flexible as you can choose modules to tailor
                                                                                   your experience to meet your interests,
                                    ■ Applications from candidates with other      development needs and career aspirations.
     Ash Mir                          internationally-recognised qualifications    This means you can follow a generalist route
     BSc Management                   are also welcomed.
     (2014-17)                                                                     in business and management to keep your
                                    For English language requirements see          career options open or choose to specialise
                                    page 41.                                       in a particular discipline, such as Finance or
                                                                                   Marketing, to improve your employability in
                                    Exemptions                                     that area.
                                    If you study specific accountancy or finance   As well as enhancing your career potential,
                                    modules during your degree, you may be         the course will enable you to develop as a
                                    eligible for exemptions from a number of       critically-reflective thinker, able to analyse
                                    professional accountancy exams.                and interpret business-related problems
“The wide variety of module                                                        and to devise creative and enterprising
                                    W wbs.ac.uk/go/exemptions
 choices we have has allowed                                                       solutions that straddle multi-disciplinary
 me to explore a broad                                                             boundaries. You’ll benefit from studying with     “Being friends from a young
 range of disciplines, from                                                        students from a range of different countries,      age we have constantly pushed
 entrepreneurship to supply                                                        in a mutually supportive and collaborative         each other to reach new heights.
 chain management. I have                                                          learning environment.                              When it came to deciding our
 really been impressed by                                                          The course offers opportunities to develop         university, Warwick seemed
 the emphasis WBS puts on                                                          key inter-personal skills, communication,          the perfect fit. The programme
 practical business skills, while                                                  leadership and team-working, and to become         is highly tailored, practical and
 still maintaining an even                                                         more adaptable and resilient to change.            flexible which gives us the
 balance with the theory                                                                                                              opportunity to tailor it to our
 of management.”                    Ranked 4th in the UK
                                    by The Guardian 2018                                                                              individual career goals.”

                                                                                                                                      Cain Rothe and Ziar Khosrawi
                                                                                                                                      BSc Management
                                                                                                                                      (current students)

                                                                         51/49%
                                        42 nationalities
                                        represented on
                                        the programme
                                                                         Female/male split

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BSc Management

Year 1:                                       Year 2:                                            Year 3:                                        Elective modules                                   Here are some examples of the companies                    Where do our graduates work?
                                                                                                                                                                                                   our students have worked at while on their
Terms 1 and 2: Study 10 core modules that     Terms 1 and 2: Four core modules and six           Terms 1 and 2: One double weighted core        You can choose elective modules from a range
                                                                                                                                                                                                   placement:                                                 ■ American Express
provide an introduction to key areas of       electives. You can choose to specialise in         module, Critical Issues in Management, and     of subject areas including: marketing, strategy,
business.                                     either finance or marketing by selecting           eight electives                                entrepreneurship, human resources, customer        ■ Microsoft                                                ■ Centrica plc
                                              relevant elective modules in years 2 and 3.                                                       service management, industrial relations, law      ■ IBM
Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.                                                          Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.                                                                                                                      ■ Deloitte
                                              Your transcript on graduation will reflect this,                                                  as well as accounting and finance. You may
                                              adding even more value to your degree when                                                        select subjects from outside of WBS such as        ■ Rolls-Royce                                              ■ EY
                                              applying for work in either sector.                                                               economics or a language.                           ■ Ford                                                     ■ Goldman Sachs
                                              Term 3, April-June: Revision and exams.                                                                                                              ■ Clarins                                                  ■ KPMG
                                                                                                                                                How will I be assessed?
                                                                                                                                                Throughout the study programme you will be         ■ BNP Paribas                                              ■ Morgan Stanley
                                                                                                                                                assessed by a mixture of examinations, essays,     ■ Jaguar Land Rover                                        ■ Network Rail
                    YEAR 1                                      YEAR 2                                             YEAR 3                       reports, case-study analyses and group work.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ■ Accenture                                                ■ Rolls-Royce
     Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar        Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar               Term 1: Oct-Dec      Term 2: Jan-Mar
                                                                                                                                                Placements                                         ■ Deloitte                                                 ■ Tesco
  Introduction to         Foundations           Global Environment       Global Integrative        Critical Issues in      Critical Issues in   Why not extend your degree to four years           ■ Disney                                                   ■ UBS
  Financial Accounting    of Financial          of Business              Project                   Management              Management           and take an intercalated year working in
                          Management                                                                                                                                                               ■ Marks & Spencer                                          ■ Cisco
                                                                                                                                                industry? Our WBS CareersPlus team will
                                                                                                                                                provide advice and guidance on finding             ■ L’Oréal.                                                 ■ DANONE UK
                                                                                                                                                a placement. Alternatively, many of our
                                                                                                                                                                                                   After WBS                                                  ■ Deutsche Bank
  Economics for           Operations            Governance, Politics     Economics of              Elective                Elective             students gain exposure to their preferred
  Business                Management            and Corporate            Strategy                                                               sector or organisation as part of a summer                                                                    ■ McKinsey & Company
                                                Accountability                                                                                                                                     What do our graduates do?
                                                                                                                                                internship, which can be a great way to                                                                       ■ PwC
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ■ Analyst Risk Control Technician
                                                                                                                                                secure a graduate job.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ■ Entrepreneur and Strategic Manager                       ■ Procter & Gamble.
                                                Elective                 Elective                  Elective                Elective
                                                                                                                                                If you want to work in accounting you can
  Quantitative            Quantitative
  Analysis for            Analysis for                                                                                                          apply for a placement on our Undergraduate         ■ Operations Manager                                       Source GEMS. Data: Classes of 2013/14 and 2014/15.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.
  Management 1            Management 2                                                                                                          Partnership Programme. In collaboration            ■ Private Equity Analyst
                                                                                                                                                with the Institute of Chartered Accountants
                                                                                                                                                in England and Wales (ICAEW), we                   ■ Procurement Graduate

  CORE Practice           Management,           Elective                 Elective                  Elective                Elective             participate in the Undergraduate Partnership       ■ Research and Marketing Analyst

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              £28,000
                          Organisations and                                                                                                     Programme which enables selected students
                          Society                                                                                                                                                                  ■ Start-up Co-founder
                                                                                                                                                to gain professional work experience during
                                                                                                                                                an intercalated year. This involves working in     ■ Audit Associate
                                                                                                                                                an accounting role with an ICAEW member
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ■ Communications Consultant
  Markets, Marketing      Business Planning     Elective                 Elective                  Elective                Elective             organisation during the third year of the                                                                     Average salary six months
  and Strategy                                                                                                                                  course. Depending on the organisation, you         ■ Corporate Finance Analyst                                after the course
                                                                                                                                                may also be able to take professional ACA          ■ Management Consultant                                    Source, Unistats.
                                                                                                                                                exams during the placement which will form
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ■ National Account Manager
                                                                                                                                                the first year of the ACA training contract.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              95%
                                                                                                                                                You can work in the UK or overseas, before         ■ Project Manager.
                                                                                                                                                returning to WBS for the final year of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Source GEMS. Data: Classes of 2013/14 and 2014/15.
                                                                                                                                                course. The programme forms 10% of the             This is a selection of what our graduates went on to do.
                                                                                                                                                overall degree classification.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of students go on to work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and/or study six months after
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              completing the course

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Joint degrees and                                                                            Applications,
Foundation Year                                                                              fees and funding

We offer many opportunities                   Foundation year                                The tuition fee for 2017-18 is £9,250 per       Widening participation
for cross-curricular study                                                                   year for UK and EU students and £22,260
                                              This preparatory course is designed for                                                        The University of Warwick works with young
                                                                                             for overseas full-time students. In future
through elective modules on                   students from non-traditional backgrounds                                                      people to enhance access to higher education
                                                                                             years, the Home tuition fee rate for new
our courses. Additionally, the                who wish to study either Management or
                                                                                             and continuing students will increase in line
                                                                                                                                             for all those who aspire to study at university,
following joint degrees are                   Accounting & Finance at Warwick but do                                                         regardless of background.
                                                                                             with Government regulation. We are able to
                                              not meet the requirements for direct entry
offered in collaboration with                                                                confirm that EU students commencing study       The Widening Participation and Outreach
                                              to the three-year BSc degree course. Our
other departments at the                      Foundation Year will equip students with the
                                                                                             in 2018 will be charged the same tuition fees   team run a wide range of programmes and
University of Warwick.                                                                       as Home students.                               events to encourage the most talented
                                              skills and knowledge required for subsequent
                                                                                                                                             potential applicants and to ensure our
■ BA Law & Business Studies                   degree-level study at WBS.                     What's included?                                student body is representative of our
■ BA German & Business Studies                W wbs.ac.uk/go/foundation                                                                      local and wider national communities.
                                                                                             The fee includes registration, tuition,
                                                                                             examination, and graduation. It excludes:       These activities are targeted at state
■ BSc Physics & Business Studies              International students should consider
                                                                                             study materials, re-examination (re-sits),      school educated students, students who
                                              the International Foundation Programme
■ BSc Mathematics & Business Studies                                                         residential accommodation, meals, travel,       would be the first in their family to attend
                                              designed specifically for non-UK students.
                                                                                             graduation robes and photographs.               university, students from low socio-economic
■ BSc Engineering & Business Studies          W warwick.ac.uk/study/ifp                                                                      backgrounds and students who come
■ BSc Computer & Management Sciences                                                         Find out more about costs, funding your         from neighbourhoods where there is low
                                                                                             studies, scholarships and bursaries:            progression to university.
■ BSc Mathematics, Operational Research,
  Statistics & Economics (MORSE)                                                             W warwick.ac.uk/studentfunding                  W warwick.ac.uk/study/outreach
■ BASc in Global Sustainable Development                                                     English language test                           Applications
  and Business Studies                                                                       minimum score
                                                                                                                                             You must apply through UCAS using the
Recruitment for all of the above courses is                                                  IELTS 7.0 – including minimum 6.5 in each       institution code W20. Competition for places
carried out by the alternative department.                                                   component.
                                                                                                                                             is high, so we recommend you apply early.
W warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/                                                         CPE grade C – with no less than Borderline in
                                                                                                                                             We do not normally interview candidates so
     courses-2018                                                                            any element or 190 overall with no less than
                                                                                             180 in any component.                           do make sure your UCAS submission contains
                                                                                                                                             information about your academic and extra-
                                                                                             CAE grade A – with no less than Borderline in   curricular achievements to show us why you
                                                                                             any element or 190 overall with no less than
                                                                                                                                             are interested in joining us.
                                                                                             180 in any component.
                                                                                                                                             W ucas.com/howitallworks
                                                                                             PTE 75 – with no less than 59 in any
                                                                                             component.

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