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The University of the West of England, Bristol. Warwick Jones Dean, Bristol Business School & Project Director. PASS – Educational Support Scheme, Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo, February 2007. Where is Bristol?. Capital of the south-west of England.

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The University of the West of England, Bristol

Warwick Jones

Dean, Bristol Business School & Project Director

PASS – Educational Support Scheme,

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo, February 2007

where is bristol
Where is Bristol?
  • Capital of the south-west of England.
  • Vibrant multi-cultural city, with a large student population.
  • Prosperous city, with a rich cultural heritage and good employment prospects
  • Major industries: aerospace, IT, finance, education
  • Gentle climate!
  • London 1½ hours away.

www.visitbristol.co.uk

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Scenic Bristol

The harbourfront for relaxation,

sightseeing, shopping

A comfortable place for eating and drinking in the Llandoger Trow, one of Bristol’s traditional bars

www.visitbristol.co.uk

the city with something for everyone
The city with something for everyone

Bristol – the home of Concorde

The St. Paul’s Carnival is one of Europe’s premier street carnivals

www.visitbristol.co.uk

at the heart of bristol the cathedral and college green
At the heart of Bristol – the Cathedral and College Green

The Clifton Bridge is Bristol’s best-known landmark.

Bristol is the UK’s main centre for hot-air ballooning – the annual festival takes place each summer

www.visitbristol.co.uk

employment in bristol

Airbus UK, Hewlett Packard and Rolls Royce are all close to UWE’s campus

Employment in Bristol

The most skilled workforce of any English city

(Source: Leeds Metropolitan University)

IT, Aerospace, Creative and Hi-tech:

Airbus UK, Rolls-Royce, Westland, Hewlett Packard, Orange, BAe Systems, Toshiba, Aardman Animation, BBC Wildlife…

Financial Services:

Lloyds TSB, Bristol and West, NatWest, Axa Sun Life, Halifax, Clerical Medical,

Environmental Technologies:

An international centre for environmental and sustainable technologies, with 40 000 employees in small firms in the region

Public Services:

NHS Transplant Unit, three major hospitals, centre for healthcare information systems; Bristol Gloucestershire and Somerset County Councils

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Applied Sciences

Bristol School of Art, Media and Design

Bristol Business School

Built Environment

Computing, Engineering and

Mathematical Sciences

Education

Health and Social Care

Humanities, Languages

and Social Sciences

Law

25 000 students in nine Faculties

bristol uwe the vision
Bristol UWE - The Vision
  • Excellent student learning experience
  • Focus on employability
  • User led research and knowledge exchange
  • Extending educational opportunity internationally and to diverse student groups
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The Financial Times University Ranking Based on Teaching Quality 2006

1 Cambridge

1 Loughborough

3 Oxford

4 Imperial

5 York

6 Kingston

7 Bristol UWE

7 Warwick

9 SOAS

10 Hull

11 Bristol

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FACILITIES AT UWE

  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket
  • Bank
  • Bookshop
  • STA travel shop
  • Snack bars
  • Health centre
  • Religious centre
  • Centre for Performing Arts
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SPORT AT UWE

  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Rowing
  • Windsurfing
  • Hockey
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Squash
  • Badminton
  • Fitness Centre
profile
Profile
  • Large, comprehensive and high quality provider in business, management, accounting and finance and economics for current and future leaders, managers and professionals
  • 3500 undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • High reputation business school recognised through prestigious external accreditation and partnerships
  • International outlook manifest in our programmes, students, staff research and partnerships
  • Enjoying lively and purposeful professional culture actively engaging with business and other organisations through research, consultancy and executive education
bbs quality ratings
BBS Quality Ratings
  • “Excellent” rating for Undergraduate provision HEFCE (1994)
  • 23/24 points for QAA Postgraduate Subject Review (2000)
  • Commendation for undergraduate provision in QAA Developmental Engagement (2004)
  • Commendation for BBS international franchise approval process in UWE QAA Institutional Audit (2004)
  • AMBA re-accreditation (2005) – 38 out of 118 UK Schools accredited
  • CIPD re-accreditation (2006)
  • CPD Centre of Excellence award (2003)
  • Rating of 5 in Accounting and Finance and 3a in Business and Management in RAE (2001)
  • Acceptance as eligible for EQUIS accreditation process (2005)
staff and academic schools
Staff and Academic Schools

175 academic staff and 41 administrative and support staff and 7 subject schools….

  • School of Accounting and Finance
  • School of Economics
  • School of Human Resource Management
  • School of Marketing
  • School Strategy and International Business
  • School of Operations and Information Management
  • School of Organisation Studies
undergraduate degrees
Undergraduate Degrees
  • BA (Hons) Business Studies
  • BA (Hons) Business Administration
  • BA (Hons) International Business Studies

BA (Hons) Business Studies with HRM

  • BA (Hons) Enterprise
  • BSc (Hons) Management
  • BA (Hons) Tourism Management (joint with FBE)
  • BA (Hons) International Business and Modern Languages
  • BA (Hons) Management with Information Systems
  • BA (Hons) Marketing
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Economics
  • BA (Hons) International Business Economics
  • BA (Hons) Economics (Money, Banking and Finance)

plus Joint Honours programmes with Business, Marketing, Accounting and Economics

postgraduate and professional programmes
Postgraduate and Professional Programmes
  • MBA and Euro MBA (AMBA accredited)
  • MA Management
  • MSc International Management
  • MA Business Leadership
  • MA Human Resource Management (CIPD accredited)
  • MA International HRM
  • MA Marketing
  • MSc Financial Management
  • MA Economics
  • MA Economics (International Business Economics)
  • MA Economics (Money, Banking and Finance)
  • MSc Economics
  • MSc Economics (Finance)
  • Professional Accounting Training (ACCA and CIMA)
first class learning resources
First Class Learning Resources
  • Dedicated Management Development teaching rooms rooms
  • Advanced IT facilities – UWE on-line and Blackboard VLE
  • Dedicated postgraduate resource centre
  • One of the largest university libraries open 24 hours
research and consultancy
Research and Consultancy
  • Heavy investment in research by the Faculty
  • RAE 2001: 33 staff in Business, Management and Economics rated 3A, 7 staff in Accounting & Finance rated 5
  • Expecting high quality of submission for RAE 2008
  • Big rise in research active staff since 2001 (now 80% + participation)
  • Main organisation is 7 research units, mapping subject school, each with a Research Unit Director
  • Some genuinely ‘excellent’ clusters in Leadership and Change Management, Employment Studies, Marketing, Defence Economics
international development
International Development
  • Currently 350 international students from 50 countries
  • Academic collaboration agreements with over 30 European Universities and in Malaysia, China, India, Vietnam, Singapore, Hong Kong
  • Currently managing student progression and exchange, joint programmes and in-country undergraduate and postgraduate delivery, staff exchange, research
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Bristol Law School

ONE OF THE UK’S TOP LAW SCHOOLS

BLS Teaching Quality

  • HEFCE teaching quality rated as ‘excellent’
  • Law Society LPC rated as ‘excellent’
  • One of only eight BVC providers
  • RAE rating of ‘4’
  • PGDip in Law - graduate conversion - ‘One of the very best’
  • ‘Top twenty’ Law School in P.I. League tables
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Bristol Law School

BLS Facilities

  • First Class purpose built-teaching facilities
  • Specialist I.T. facilities for Law
  • 24 hour I.T. access
  • Internet access
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Bristol Law School

BLS Library Holdings

  • First class Law library facilities
  • SPTL Law holdings
  • full range of texts
  • comprehensive journal and reports holdings
  • on-line retrieval facilities
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Bristol Law School

BLS Divisions and Units

  • School of Law
  • Bristol Institute of Legal Practice
  • Centre for Legal Research
  • Centre for Criminal Justice
  • Environmental Law Unit
  • European and International Law Unit
  • Human Rights Unit
  • Industrial Law Unit
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Bristol Law School

Undergraduate Programmes

  • LLB (Hons)
  • LLB (Law with French)
  • LLB (Law with German)
  • LLB (Law with Spanish)
  • LLB (Law with French, German, Spanish)
  • LLB (Commercial Law)
  • LLB (European and International Law)
  • BA (Legal Studies)
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Bristol Law School

Postgraduate Programmes

  • LLM Commercial Law
  • LLM Criminal Justice
  • LLM Employment Law
  • LLM European Business Law
  • LLM European Public Law
  • LLM Industrial and Commercial Law
  • LLM International Human Rights Law
  • LLM International Economic Law
  • LLM International Law
  • LLM International Trade Law
  • MA Legal Studies
studying at uwe
Studying at UWE
  • Modern university
  • Applied courses closely linked to the world of employment
  • High quality teaching and research
  • High quality facilities
  • Attractive campus
  • Excellent student accommodation & support