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School of Management MSc Welcome Events

A list of events taking place during your MSc Welcome Week and what you can expect from them.

MSc Welcome Week

Wednesday 23 September

All MSc students should attend this virtual session. This welcome talk by the Dean of the School of Management and other key staff will look at expectations and cover key messages for the year ahead. We will provide details on how to join the event.

MSc QR code course check in

You will need to scan a QR code to check in to your MSc course. All School of Management MSc students need to QR code check in before Monday 12 October. We will confirm details of the QR code in September 2020.

You must QR code check in to officially check in for your MSc course.

Director of Studies course welcome

It's very important you attend this session. You will meet your Director of Studies, your Student Experience Officer, MSc Team Programme Support and your new coursemates.

Getting started on your MSc

In this essential session you’ll learn how to understand your Semester 1 timetable and other useful information to help you manage your first few weeks of study. The MSc team will be available to answer any questions you have as you settle into your course.

Unit choices talks

Most of our master's courses include both compulsory and optional units. Other universities sometimes call them 'modules'.

You will have to make your option choices for semester 1 and semester 2 before semester 1 teaching starts. The system for choosing units online will be available from 10.15am on Wednesday 16 September 2020 to 5.00pm on Thursday 24 September 2020.

You should think about your unit choices before Welcome Week.

To help you understand the optional units, you will need to attend the unit choices talks (if your course includes optional units). We will provide more information before the talk.

Careers: how to get your ideal job

We are very proud of our excellent MSc record on employability. This session will give an overview of what graduate recruiters look for, the recruitment process and timeframe.

You will hear about the careers support available to you from the School of Management and University Careers Service. You will also find out how to build your professional LinkedIn profile, and get careers resources to take away.

Practice Track or Dissertation?

Practice Track is an alternative to writing a dissertation and only available on the following MSc courses:

In this session we will compare the two summer options available to you.