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Welcome to International Logistics and Trade Finance (Top Up)

Before you arrive in September:

Supporting Your Success

Visit the University Supporting You webpages to find out more about all our teams. The core teams you should find out about include:

Make a note of those teams that you think will be particularly helpful. Discussing these with your Personal Tutor during your 1:1 meeting with them will help you make a good start to your academic year.

Check your Welcome & Induction Week Timetable.

BA International Logistics & Trade Finance Top-Up

Read the Welcome Guide

Welcome Guide 2020-2021

Getting to Know You (Session 1)

Date: 1/9/2020

Time: 12pm

Link: Click this link to join

What the live session will cover:

Introduction to Learning and Teaching on your Programme (Session 2)

Date: 8/9/2020

Time: 12pm

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What the live session will cover:

Supporting Your Success (Session 3)

Date: 15/9/2020

Time: 12pm

Link: Click this link to join

What the live session will cover:

Welcome Video

BA Hons. International Logistics and Trade Finance

 

Your Programme Leader

Reading Lists & Documents

Resources & Activities

This one year course offered me amazing opportunities to explore the content of logistics and supply chain management. With a number of iterrelated modules, this course delivered knowledge in strategy managemewnt, basis skills in international trade finance and the ability to complete a 10,000 wordsbusiness dissertations in related field.

This course truly encourage me to achiever more in my university life and it seems that all the modules were tailored for us, which were unbelievably easy to accept and helped to raise interests to an international student like me. I was highly inspired by the academy environment in the University of Northampton and really enjoyed the lectures, seminars and workshop. All my Supervisors, Personal Tutors and Graduate Tutors have been remarkably helpful. 

ZHU

International Logistics and Trade Finance Graduate, University of Northampton

Changemaker – Local business visits

Resources to help you develop your study skills

Top five study tips from the Learning Development team!
How can I study successfully at the University of Northampton? Your top five tips from the Learning Development Team:
1. Be Prepared

Becoming a university student requires you to step up your independent learning skills. You need to be able to plan, research and write assignments on your own, which may be something you have not done before. Read through Palgrave's tips for Personal Effectiveness and Independent Study to learn more about the skills you will start to develop as a new undergraduate. 

2. Invest in a planner

Independent learning means that you are in control of your timetable and how you spend your time, so use your time wisely. You will be given times and locations of seminars, workshops and other sessions you have to attend as part of your course at the start. You will also need to allocate time for reading, researching and completing assignments, as well as for all your social activities: get a head start by watching our video What is time management?

3. Fine tune your voice

You might worry that you will not be able to write at the level expected of a university student. At the University of Northampton we take this into consideration and provide lots of support to help you. Go to our online support for academic writing for further guidance. 

4. Get into an argument

Writing critically and developing an argument for your essays and reports is a skill that you will develop throughout your first year of university. Review the guide on how to write more critically to help you understand the process to enhance your critical thinking

5. Know who can help you

Going to university is exciting but it can also be a challenge. We know that students may need a helping hand at any time during their studies, which is why we are here to help. You can book an appointment with a Learning Development tutor for help and guidance with study skills or academic writing, as well as support with maths and statistics. Find out more about the services on offer at the Learning Development page on Skills Hub. You can also find out more about other sources of 1-2-1 help - including our academic librarians - by going to our Study Support page.