Welcome week: Monday 23 September to Friday 27 September 2019
Congratulations on receiving an offer to study on one of our MSc courses. We have a week-long programme of events to welcome you to the School of Management and Bath, to learn more about your course and to make friends.
Welcome Week checklist:
- complete your registration and enrolment
- collect your Library card to activate your email account
- Attend Document checking to complete your registration
- check your Welcome Week Timetable
- connect your phone and computer to the University's wi-fi
- check your University email
- register with the University Medical Centre
- open a UK bank account
- international students should register with the police if stated in your passport
- get support if you have a disability
- MSc Accounting and Finance
- MSc Business Analytics
- MSc Entrepreneurship and Management
- MSc Finance, Finance with Banking, Finance with Risk Management
- MSc Human Resource Management and Consulting
- MSc Innovation and Technology Management
- MSc International Management
- MSc Management
- MSc Marketing
- MSc Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- MSc Sustainability and Management
MSc course check in
Monday 23 September 2019
You must attend this session to officially check in for your MSc course.
Director of Studies Welcome
A session to meet your Director of Studies, your Student Experience Officer and MSc Team Programme Support.
Welcome to the School
All MSc students will attend this session. This welcome talk will look at expectations and cover key messages for the year ahead.
Practice Track or Dissertation?
A session comparing the two summer options available to those on certain courses.
The week will also include:
- Getting started on your MSc
- Global networking
- Postgraduate Welcome Reception
- Careers: How to get your ideal job
- Student life
There are lots of opportunities available to you during your MSc. Getting involved in extracurricular activities enhances your CV and helps you get the most out of your degree. We recommend you take part in at least two challenges.
These opportunities include:
- The Big Team Challenge
- Meet a Corporate Partner
- Academic Representatives
- Conversation Club
- Community Challenge
- Future Business Challenge
- Global Residency
- Entrepreneurship Challenge
- Global Skills Award
Your Director of Studies is your Personal Tutor and your first point of contact for academic advice.
For welfare support and advice, your Student Experience Officer is available.
The MSc Team provide course support and can be contacted for anything to do with your MSc. You will meet them all during Welcome Week.
All members of the Personal Tutoring Team provide guidance and support your personal development, academic progress and welfare.
Bath students are often targeted by graduate recruiters, so you'll see lots of employers on campus. As part of your course you'll take part in lots of career activities – both timetabled and optional.
It's important to start thinking about your job search as soon as possible, as some graduate opportunities will have deadlines soon after you start your course.
Big 4 Boot Camp 19-20 September
We will run a Big 4 Boot Camp on 19-20 September.
This is for any student who plans to apply for jobs with PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte. These companies offer roles in audit, consulting, technology and HR.
They are also able to sponsor work permits for international students. The Big 4 recruit on a rolling basis – as soon as applications are submitted. If you apply early, you have a better chance of success.
The Big 4 Boot Camp will prepare you for all stages of the application process, and you will have practice interviews and assessment centres. There are limited places on this Boot Camp so please register if you would like to be considered.
Your timetabled careers workshops start in week 1. These sessions are practical and give tips on:
- cover letters
- psychometric tests
- assessment centres
Throughout these workshops we will discuss ways you can enhance and demonstrate your employability.
There will be many activities you can sign up for including:
- Industry Insights, where our graduates return to give advice on working in different sectors
- one to one meetings to discuss your career goals and applications
- support to pass psychometric tests
- mock interviews and assessment centres
- company presentations and workshops
- Careers Fair 17-18 October
Inter-semester break (27-31 January)
80 lucky students will be selected to take part in our Future Business Challenge. During the week you will hear from guest speakers, visit companies and work in teams to analyse what makes a company resilient and sustainable.
In Semester Two we focus on internship applications and applying for jobs outside the UK. Students on most of our courses will go on company visits. You’ll be able to hear how what you are learning in the classroom is put into practice.
If you have any queries, please contact MSc Careers Team.