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Title: Undergraduate Exchange to Manchester Business School


1
Undergraduate Exchange to Manchester Business
School
  • Dr Helge Hoel
  • Programme Director
  • International Management with American Business
    Studies

2
Coming to the UK on Undergraduate Exchange
  • Studying abroad on exchange provides an
    opportunity to travel and meet new people
  • Experience a different culture
  • Opportunities to experience different approaches
    to teaching
  • Enhances future career prospects

3
Why Manchester?
  • One of Fastest Growing and Most Culturally
    Exciting Cities in the UK
  • An International City

4
Why Manchester?
  • Student Population of 70,000
  • City of Manchester population 420,000
  • Population of Greater Manchester 2.5M

5
Why Manchester?
  • Voted Coolest Place in the UK outside London by
    18-30 year olds!
  • Cost of living much less than in London
  • Huge Diversity of Attractions
  • Steeped in history
  • Sporting attractions football, rugby, cricket
  • Social scene
  • Theatres, concerts, museums, restaurants, bars

6
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
  • Established in 1824
  • Over 35,000 students
  • 10,500 staff of which 4,500 are academic and
    research staff
  • The University of Manchester is the UK's most
    popular University, receiving more applications
    for undergraduate study (63,000 for just 7,000
    places) than any other British University

7
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
  • The University of Manchester was named as the
    Higher Education Institution of the Year at the
    Times Higher Awards 2005
  • Named the 2006 Sunday Times University of the
    Year
  • Ranked 22nd in the world MBA rankings, 9th in
    Europe and 4th in the UK
  • The University has retained its place as the most
    targeted university by the UK's top 100 graduate
    employers, according to a new survey

8
Manchester Business School
9
Why MBS?
  • Formed by combining
  • Manchester Business School
  • Manchester School of Management
  • Manchester School of Accounting and Finance
  • Institute of Innovation Research
  • Now Largest Business School in UK
  • 2000 on-site students, 200 teaching staff
  • Part of Largest Single-Site University in UK
  • International Office dedicated to UG exchange
    students within Manchester Business School

10
Your Studies at MBS
  • Wide range of subjects taught, including
  • Accounting and Finance, Economics
  • Marketing, International Business and Strategy
  • Operations Technology and Innovation Management
  • Employment Studies, Psychology, Organisation
    Studies

11
Course Information
  • Students take a full workload of 60 credits per
    semester 6 courses. With agreement of home
    institution, exchange students can take a reduced
    load of 50 credits but no less than this
  • 10 MBS credits are equal to 5 ECTS
  • Students attending in semester one only are
    permitted to take special assessments in place of
    January examinations enabling them to leave at
    the end of the teaching period in December
  • Students attending for the full year or semester
    two are expected to take all examinations

12
INTRODUCTORY WEEK TIMETABLE
  • Induction and tour of campus
  • Lunch
  • Collect student card DONT LOSE IT!
  • Welcome to MBS
  • Walking Tour of Manchester
  • Register with local Doctor
  • Library Tour
  • MBS International Society and Mentors Reception
  • Know your Group and wear your name badges
  • Introduction to UG Study at MBS, IT, Web CT,
    Study Skills etc.
  • Personal Tutor meeting
  • Cheese and Wine Party
  • Police registration see page 9 of Arrival
    Guide
  • www.manchester.ac.uk/international/supportservice
    s/arrivalguide
  • PLEASE BE ON TIME FOR THESE EVENTS
  • ATTEND ALL SESSIONS!

13
MBS An International School
  • Around one-third of MBS undergraduates are
    international students
  • Exchange relationships since 1990
  • Full induction programme
  • Thriving International Society within MBS
  • Mentoring Scheme in operation for new exchange
    students
  • Exchange Students from across the globe
  • Currently 46 exchange partners with business
    schools/universities worldwide

14
LIVING IN MANCHESTER
  • University Accommodation
  • City Campus
  • Fallowfield Campus
  • Victoria Park Campus
  • Catered or Self-Catered?
  • http//www.accommodation.manchester.ac.uk/
  • Private Accommodation
  • http//www.manchesterstudenthomes.com/

15
TRAVEL FROM MANCHESTER
  • Easy Access to York, Chester, Liverpool, Leeds,
    Sheffield, Newcastle, Birmingham, Glasgow,
    Edinburgh
  • Easy Access to Lake District, Peak District,
    Wales, Scotland and Ireland
  • Now just over two hours from London by train
  • various rail networks
  • Young Persons Railcard
  • http//www.youngpersons-railcard.co.uk/
  • University International Society

16
AIR TRAVEL FROM MANCHESTER
  • Major International Airport
  • Easy access to European destinations with
  • affordable airlines
  • easyJet - www.easyJet.com 
  • Ryanair - www.ryanair.com/site/EN/
  • bmi baby - www.flybmi.com
  • Jet2.Com - w.jet2.com
  • Bus transport from Manchester to Liverpool
    airport

17
UK MAP
18
SEMESTER DATES
  • SEMESTER 1
  • Mid September to December
  • One week break reading week (early November)
  • Semester 1 examinations January
  • (Special Assessments for semester 1 only
    students)
  • Semester 1 finishes end January
  • SEMESTER 2
  • End January March/April
  • Easter break three weeks
  • Examinations mid-May mid-June
  • Two public holidays in May
  • Semester 2 finishes mid-June
  • (No Special Assessments for semester 2)

19
EXCHANGE PARTNERS The following slides show
our partners to give an indication of the mix
of exchange students at MBS
20
IM PARTNERS
  • Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • RSM, Erasmus, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
  • HKUST Business School, Hong Kong
  • Lund University, Sweden
  • National University of Singapore
  • NHH, Bergen, Norway
  • University of Mannheim, Germany
  • University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
  • Universite de Paris Dauphine
  • University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Singapore Management University
  • Universitat St Gallen, Switzerland
  • Stockholm University School of Business,
    Stockhom, Sweden
  • University of Sydney
  • UNSW, Sydney

21
IMABS PARTNERS
  • Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
  • Saunder School of Business, University of British
    Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Haskayne School of Business, The University of
    Calgary, Canada
  • Goizueta Business School, Emory University,
    Atlanta, USA
  • Warrington College of Business Administration,
    University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
  • HEC, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University,
    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • The University of Massachusetts, Amherst,
    Massachusetts, USA
  • Carlson School of Management, University of
    Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
  • Fisher College of Business, Ohio State
    University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • The Pennsylvania State University, State College,
    Pennsylvania, USA
  • Queens School of Business, Queens University,
    Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • The Richard Ivey School of Business, London,
    Western Ontario, Canada
  • Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British
    Columbia, Canada
  • The Stern School of Business, New York, USA
  • Marshall School of Business, University of
    Southern California
  • Michael G Foster School of Business, University
    of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • The College of William Mary, Virginia, USA

22
IMF PARTNERS
  • HEC, Montréal, Canada
  • ESSCA Angers, France
  • Bordeaux Business School, France
  • ESC Grenoble, France
  • IESEG, Lille, France
  • Université Jean-Moulin, Lyon III, Lyon, France
  • Université de Paris Dauphine, Paris, France
  • Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

23
Further Information
  • The University of Manchester
  • www.mbs.manchester.ac.uk/international
  • www.manchester.ac.uk
  • The City of Manchester
  • www.visitmanchester.com
  • www.manchester.gov.uk/visitorcentre/
  • www.manchester.com
  • www.manchester.com/student/

24
MBS CONTACT DETAILS
  • International Office UG Services Room D15
    MBSEast
  • Manchester Business School
  • The University of Manchester
  • Booth Street West, Manchester M15 6PB
  • Tel 44 (0) 161 306 3503
  • Fax 44 (0) 161 306 4494
  • Susan Fidalgo International Coordinator
  • susan.fidalgo_at_mbs.ac.uk
  • Katherine Lloyd International Programme
    Administrator
  • (Incoming and Outgoing applications)
  • katherine.lloyd_at_mbs.ac.uk
  • Chris McGlinchey Part-time International
    Programme Assistant
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