Introducing Hull University Business School Danny Lowensberg

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A Warm ‘Hello’
from Hull University Business School
Danny Loewensberg
International Academic
Coordinator
A few questions:
1. What do you expect from studying in the UK?
2. What are the differences between studying at home
and in the UK?
3. How are the modules structured and taught?
4. How are you marked in the UK?
5. What do you think the term ‘Independent Learning’
might mean?
The University
• Traditional (14th oldest University in the
UK)
• Founded 1927
• Two Campuses
• Hull
• Scarborough
• 20000 students
• Arts and social science, health and
social care, applied science, institute for
learning, Hull York medical school, PGMI
BA/BSc Honours degree choices
on the Hull Campus
Single Subjects:
Accounting
Financial Management
Business
Economics
Business Economics
Management
Marketing
Logistics
These can then be taken as double subject in any combination
Plus BA International Business (single Honours degree only)
Our degree structure
Finalist year
Core
Semester 1
Semester 2
Main
subject
Main
subject
Core
Second
subject
or
Options
Second
subject
or
Options
Skill
Elective
Independent
Study
Business
School
or
University
Elective
Other programmes offered by the Business
School
• Undergraduate programmes at the
Scarborough Campus: Business and
management; Business Management and IT;
International Business; Sport and Leisure
Management; Tourism Management
•A suite of specialist MSc programmes
•The Hull MBA full-time and part-time, home
and overseas – Bahrain, Hong Kong, Oman and
Singapore
•MRes, MPhil and PhD programmes
The UK Study Experience
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Emphasis on self-study
Self directed reading - in particular for
assignments
Fewer contact hours (average of 30 hours per
module)
Assessment for modules usually has more
than one of the following components:
- assignment – essays and reports
- examination
- group/individual projects
- presentations
Entry Requirements
• Successful completion of ≥ 120 ECTS at
your home institution
• Dependent on HUBS programme choice:
certain module combinations from prior
studies may be required
• English language requirement:
•IELTS 6.0, or
•At least 7 years English at School and at
least a ‘pass mark’ in your current year of
study
•A certified English Proficiency course at
your home institution (if school English <
7 years)
Accommodation
You can choose either:
University Accommodation
or
Private Accommodation
For University of Hull accommodation
please visit
http://www.hull.ac.uk/accommodation
For private accommodation facilitated
through the University please visit
http://www.hull.ac.uk/accommodation/hullcampu
s/thescheme.html
Costs and Funding
Undergraduate tuition fees for academic year
2012/13 around £3,600
Financial Assistance available:
•Tuition fee loans (provided by UK Government
– to be repaid)
•Bursaries (provided by University of Hull – not
repayable)
•Scholarship (provided by University of Hull –
not repayable)
Tuition Fee Loan
All EU students can apply to for a tuition fee loan via
the ‘Student Finance Direct’ company.
This loan can cover all, or part, of your tuition fee
payable (maximum of £3290) – not usable for
anything else!
Eligibility is not based on means testing, i.e. Not
dependent on your, or your parents’ income
Repayable upon graduation, subject to earning a
minimum level of income
Further information and application form can be
found on
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/
UniversityAndHigherEducation/StudentFinance/Stude
ntsFromOtherEUCountries/index.htm
University of Hull Bursary
£ 1000 if Residual Household Income up
to £25,000 pa
£ 500 if Residual Household Income
£25,001 - £40,000pa
Application at the same time as
application for government financial
support (tuition fee loan)
Hull University Business
School EU Direct Entry
Scholarships
TWO Scholarships of £1,500 each
available
Eligibility criteria:
•applicant must have EU citizenship
•must have applied for and received an
offer for direct entry place on Bachelor
programme
Competitive Process!
Hull University Business School EU Direct
Entry Scholarships
Basis for award of scholarship:
•Academic achievements at home institution
•Position of responsibilities held at home
institution
•Other relevant achievements
Deadline for application: Normally end of August
Application form can be downloaded on
http://www.hull.ac.uk/hubs/about/bursaries/inde
x.html
Other useful information about
studying and living in Hull and
the UK
The website of the International
Office:
Cost of Living guide
Travel Guide
http://www.hull.ac.uk/international/d
ownloadresources.aspx
Detailed course information can be
found at:
www.courses.hull.ac.uk
Application Process
• Nomination by your home University
•UoH sends application forms to your academic coordinator
•Application deadline around March 2012 (please
include as much documentation as possible: , e.g.
• A copy of your DUT certificate
•university transcript confirming ECTS grades
awarded so far, and confirming that you will
have enrolled in a minimum of 120 ECTS
•Applications considered by UoH - unless you
already meet all admission criteria (academic and
English language) you will receive ‘conditional
offer’
•Upon completion of your assessment, send
relevant documentary evidence to UoH; if
conditions are met you will receive an
‘unconditional offer’
Some youtube videos you might enjoy!
• About Hull and the region http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyyvEJEc62A
&feature=player_embedded#!• About the Student Union –
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJp0vC1tbD
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• Campus Tour (student lead) –
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uklfZDwoW
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Some helpful web links!
• Fees and Finance
– http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/UniversityAndHig
herEducation/StudentFinance/StudentsFromOtherEUCountries/index.
htm
– www.hull.ac.uk/hubsmoney
• Scholarships and Bursaries
– www.hull.ac.uk/hubs-awards
• Accommodation
– www.hull.ac.uk/accomm
• HUBS and its courses
– www.hull.ac.uk/hubs
• Admissions
– www.hull.ac.uk/admissions
• Course contents
– www.courses.hull.ac.uk

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