Business School Applicant Taster Days 2017

Timetables

Timetables will be confirmed soon. For a general indication of the day’s schedule of events, please see last year’s timetables below:

Business - Saturday ATD Timetable (Provisional)

Business - Wednesday ATD Timetable (Provisional)

Saturday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Provisional)

Saturday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Provisional)

TimeActivity
9am - 10am Arrival and Registration: Registration of applicants for Birmingham City Business School will take place at Level 0, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus.
10am - 10.30am

Welcome to Birmingham City Business School: This session provides an overview of Birmingham City University and the Business School outlining the fantastic opportunities and facilities available to our students. It will focus on how we develop you as a future professional in an increasingly competitive graduate market and give you a taste for what student life in Birmingham is really like.

The talk also includes a presentation from the placements team and returning placement students on their personal experiences of internships, placements and their future employment prospects.

10.45am - 11.30am

Course Overview / Taster Lecture

  • Subject specific sessions introducing you to your chosen area of study
  • Subject specific taster lecture to give you a taste of what being a student in Birmingham City Business School is like and experience our practice-led teaching

For Marketing Applicants only: How we teach you Marketing - interactive session 10.45am - 12noon

11.30am - 11.45am

Break

For Marketing Applicants only: Lunch, and an opportunity to network with current students and staff, 12noon - 1pm

11.45am - 1pm

Activity / Workshop and Q&A sessions with staff and students

  • Activities and workshops designed to give you a taste of your chosen subject area and the practice-led teaching styles here in the Business School
  • Applicant discussions with Course Leaders, members of the teaching team and current students

For Marketing Applicants only: Marketing Course Overview (optional), 1pm - 2pm

1pm – 3pm

Support Service Stands

Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to network with staff, view our welcoming student accommodation and get advice from our Central Support Services including:

  • Library
  • Student Services
  • Accommodation Services & tour booking
  • Centre for Academic Success
  • Graduate+ 
  • Go Abroad

*Please note that accommodation tours are limited to availability. 

For Marketing Applicants only: Same as above, 2pm - 3pm

3pm End of Applicant Taster Day
Wednesday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Provisional)

Wednesday Applicant Taster Day Timetable (Provisional)

TimeActivity
12noon - 1.15pm Registration of applicants for Birmingham City Business School will take place at Level 0, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus.
1.15pm - 2.15pm

Course Overview / Taster Lecture

  • Subject specific sessions introducing you to your chosen area of study
  • Subject specific taster lecture to give you a taste of what being a student in Birmingham City Business School is like and experience our practice-led teaching

For Marketing Applicants only: How we teach you Marketing - interactive session

2.15pm - 2.30pm

Break

2.30pm - 3.15pm

Activity / Workshop and Q&A sessions with staff and students

  • Activities and workshops designed to give you a taste of your chosen subject area and the practice-led teaching styles here in the Business School
  • Applicant discussions with Course Leaders, members of the teaching team and current students

For Marketing Applicants only: Marketing Course Overview (optional)

1.30pm – 5pm

This is your opportunity to network with staff, view our welcoming student accommodation, explore the campus and get advice from our Central Support Services including:

  • Student Services
  • Accommodation Office

*Please note that accommodation tours are limited to availability. 

5pm End of Applicant Taster Day