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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

Tuesday 27 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 course check in

At this session you will meet your classmates for the first time and check in to your MSc course.

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 17 October 2022. We will confirm details of the QR code in September 2022.

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

MSc Networking Reception

At these invitation only receptions you will be welcomed to the School of Management and encouraged to network with others including students, alumni, academics and professional support colleagues, building a sense of belonging and community. You will be invited to one of two receptions being held on Wednesday 28 September or Thursday 29 September 2022.

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 Office 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 during a specified time only. We will notify you of the dates in September.

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 Support and the Professional Development Programme

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 and how the MSc Careers team can help you achieve your career goals.

Practice Track or Dissertation Summer Options?

Practice Track is an alternative to writing a dissertation and only available on selected MSc courses.

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

Practice Track: MSc students' view

Watch our students talk about their Practice Track experiences

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If you have any questions, please contact us.