Student handbook

University and School Prizes

School of Business and Economics

First Year Prizes

Accounting and Financial Management First-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded to the BSc Accounting and Financial Management first-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Business School/PSB Academy First Year Prize

A prize to the value of 400 Singapore Dollars to be awarded to the students with the best overall performance in the First Year of the Business Studies programme at the PSB Academy in Singapore.

Economics First Year Prize

A prize to the value of £150 is awarded annually to the first year student with the best overall performance in all Part A Economics modules combined.

Economics Prize

A prize to the value of £150 is awarded annually to the first year student with the highest average grade for modules ECA001 and ECA002 combined.

Finance and Management First-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded to the BSc Finance and Management first-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Information Management and Business First-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded to the BSc Information and Management and Business first-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

International Business First-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded to the BSc International Business first-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Management Sciences First-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded to the BSc Management Sciences first-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Quantitative Prize

A prize to the value of £150 is awarded to the first year students in the School with the highest average grades for modules ECA003 and ECA004 combined.

Retailing, Marketing and Management First-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded to the BSc Retailing, Marketing and Management first-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

 

Wynne Harries Memorial Prize

A prize to the value of £150 is awarded annually to the best student on the first year Organisational Behaviour module in the Business School.

T Wynne Harries was a Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour in the Department of Management Studies. He died in 1984 and the Prize was established by friends and colleagues in his memory.

 

Second Year Prizes

Accounting and Financial Management Second-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the BSc Accounting and Financial Management second-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Banking Finance and Management Second-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the BSc Banking Finance and Management second-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Business School/PSB Academy Second Year Prize

A prize to the value of 400 Singapore Dollars to be awarded to the students with the best overall performance in the Second Year of the Business Studies programme at the PSB Academy in Singapore.

Economics Second Year Student Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest mark in the second year in the view of the programme board.

Finance and Management Second year Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the BSc Finance and Management second year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Information Management and Business Second-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the BSc Information Management and Business second-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

International Business Second-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the BSc International Business second-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Management Sciences Second -Year Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the BSc Management Sciences second-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Retailing, Marketing and Management Second-Year Prize

A prize to the value of £200 to be awarded to the BSc Retailing, Marketing and Management second-year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

 

Final Year Prizes

Adam Smith Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the best overall performance by a final year student on an Economics programme.

The School have named this prize after Adam Smith (1723-1790): Chair of Logic, then Chair of Moral Philosophy Glasgow University, later Commissioner of Customs. Arguably the world's first great economist and social philosopher, author of 'The Theory of Moral Sentiments' (1759) and the 'Wealth of Nations' (1776), and who introduced the phrase 'the invisible hand' which is still in regular use today - 'every individual, acting solely in the pursuit of private gain, is "led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention", that end being "the publick interest (sic)"'.

Accounting and Financial Management Gold Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the BSc Accounting and Financial Management final year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Ann O’Brien Project Prize

A prize to the value of £250 awarded annually to the undergraduate student attaining the highest marks for a final year project on BSc Information Management and Business.

Banking, Finance and Management Gold Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the BSc Banking, Finance and Management final year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Prizewinners will be eligible for consideration for the Lombard Prize, a national prize offered by the Worshipful Company of International Bankers to a number of institutions.

Finance and Management Gold Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the BSc Finance and Management final year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Helen Wigfield Memorial Prize

A prize to the value of £150 to be awarded annually to an undergraduate student who the Business School judges to have overcome significant difficulties, either academic or personal, to complete their year of study and achieve commendable academic performance.

Helen Wigfield graduated from the BSc Accounting and Financial Management programme in 2003 with an upper second class degree and a Diploma in Professional Studies. Helen suffered from lupus, a condition which affected her life and studies at Loughborough. On graduation, she successfully began her career with a top firm of chartered accountants but the disease claimed her life in November 2005. Her parents have established the prize to recognise the endeavours of students who have similarly overcome difficulties in their academic achievements.

Information Management and Business Gold Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded annually to the student achieving the best overall academic performance in the final year of the Information Management and Business degree programme in the view of the programme board.

International Business Gold Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the BSc International Business final year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Macildowie Final Year Accounting prize

A prize to the value of £125 to be awarded to the final year student on the BSc Accounting & Financial Management with the best combined performance on the two core accounting modules, BSC005 Advanced Financial Accounting and BSC010 Management Accounting and Control in the view of the programme board.

Malcolm King Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the final year undergraduate student who has contributed most significantly to the student experience within the School of Business and Economics. The Programme Board will award the Prize following nominations from the Programme Directors.

Management Sciences Gold Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the BSc Management Sciences final year student with the best academic performance in the view of the programme board.

Retailing, Marketing and Management Gold Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded annually to the student achieving the best overall academic performance in the final year of the Retailing, Marketing and Management degree programme in the view of the programme board.

Student’s Student Prize

The Student’s Student Prize is a newly created award for final year SBE students to the value of £250. The purpose of this prize is to acknowledge and celebrate when students have gone above and beyond what is expected. It is selected purely via student nominations.

 

Postgraduate Prizes

Economics MSc Semester 1 Prize

Four prizes of the value of £250 awarded to students with the best overall performance in semester one of an MSc Economics programme (must have passed all modules with stipulated minimum marks).

Economics MSc Semester 2 Prize

Four prizes of the value of £250 awarded to students with the best overall performance in semester two of an MSc Economics programme (must have passed all modules with stipulated minimum marks).

Santander Prize

A prize of £250 to be awarded to the student who submits the best portfolio in the Accounting for Managers MBA module in the opinion of the Programme Board.

Worshipful Company of International Bankers Postgraduate Prize

A prize to the value of £250 to be awarded to the student achieving the best overall academic performance on the MSc Finance and Management programme in the view of the programme board.

Top Student Prize (Economics and Finance)

A Prize to the value of £250 for the student with the highest overall programme mark.