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  • Postgraduate Welcome and Briefing Professor Peter Wright Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes
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  • University of Sheffield Russell Group of elite UK research universities Ranked in WORLD TOP 100
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  • Department of Economics 30 members of academic staff Cutting edge of research in several areas of Economics Publishing in world class journals Working with all Government Departments & several corporate partners
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  • Key contacts Professor Peter Wright, Director of Masters programmes (room 402) Dr Tom Warke, General Tutor for MSc Economics (room 410) Professor Paul Mosley, General Tutor for MSc Economics (room 419)
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  • Key contacts Mrs Louise Harte, Masters programmes administrator (room 227) Professor Andy Dickerson, Head of Department (room 428) Dr David Cuberes, International Student co-ordinator (room 434)
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  • Rules, Regulations & Support Key Information Sources Economics Taught Postgraduate Handbook (MOLE) Student Handbook http://www.shef.ac.uk/ssid/handbook All todays info and much more can be found in one of the above. These slides will be uploaded onto ECN Masters MOLE site
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  • Dealing with Problems Academic: Module leader/lecturer General Tutor for MSc Economics Masters Director [Head of Department] Personal: Personal tutor Masters Director University Counselling Services
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  • Contacting Staff Module leader/lecturer Consultation & Feedback Times (office doors and MOLE) Email Mole module sites (Discussion Boards) Masters Director C&F hours: Tuesday 1.30; Wednesday 11.30 Email ECN Masters site (Discussion Board)
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  • Contacting Staff General Tutor for MSc Economics/Personal tutor Meetings once per semester (minimum) First meeting in week 3 Email Consultation & Feedback Times (office doors and MOLE)
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  • Contacting You Email check University email regularly MOLE Sites (modules and ECN Masters)
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  • Attendance & Absence Lectures & workshops etc are compulsory Absence personal/medical Inform personal tutor or Louise Harte Special circumstances form (SSID) & GP note Your responsibility to make up the work
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  • Exam & Assessment Issues Examination procedures (handbook) Special arrangements Refer to Louise Harte Medical/personal notes for absence Pass details to Louise Harte Religious observance Notify Registry Office Calculators SSiD for approval (sticker)
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  • Getting Involved Student-staff forum (meeting in wk 3/4) 6 students Chair Secretary Contact Charlotte Hobson if interested c.l.hobson@sheffield.ac.uk
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  • Wednesday 25 September 10.00-12.00Introductory Postgraduate Meeting Sir Fredrick Mappin Building MAPP LT03 2.00-3.00Module BriefingSir Fredrick Mappin Building MAPP LT03 3.00-4.00Module sign upSir Fredrick Mappin Building MAPP LT02
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  • Thursday 26 September 9.30 12.00Mathematics Revision (Dr Jo McHardy) Mappin LT 14 11.45 - 17.30ON-LINE REGISTRATIONGoodwin Sports Centre All day eventUnion Societies FairOctagon Centre
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  • Friday 27 September 11.00-12.00Introduction to IT & Library resources Mappin LT 03 All Day eventUnion Sports FairOctagon Centre 14.30-15.00Intro to English Language Teaching Centre Hicks Building Computer Rm G29
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  • Semester Dates Autumn Semester [Intro Week 23 September - 28 September 2013] Monday30 September- Saturday 21 December 2013total 12 weeks [4 Weeks Christmas vacation] Monday20 January- Saturday 8 February 2014total 3 weeks Spring Semester Monday10 February- Saturday 5 April 2014total 8 weeks [3 weeks Easter vacation Easter Day 20 April 2014] Monday28 April-Saturday14 June 2014total 7 weeks
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  • Week 1 Monday 30 th September 10-12 Statistics RevisionMappin LT3 Thursday 3 rd October 9-11 Statistics RevisionPsychology Building, PS-LT G30 Friday 4 th OctoberEnglish Language Evaluation Mappin LT2 Lectures start next week!
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  • Caveat These notes provide an introduction to some of the issues surrounding rights and responsibilities They should not be treated as a definitive account You should now study Key Information Sources listed earlier
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  • This afternoons session Programme Specifications Module Choice http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/economics/masters/intro/timetable
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  • MSc Health Economics Please remain behind to talk to Aki Tsuchiya Also those home/EU students interested in a possible transfer to Health Economics
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  • Postgraduate Unit Form Family Name A-L Charlotte Hobson Family Name M-Z Peter Wright

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