Montpellier Business School prepares for the upcoming intake with a focus on health safety for its students
In the current state of government regulations, and in order to preserve the health safety of its students, Montpellier Business School (MBS) will organize its upcoming intake, as well as the first 2 months of teaching, in distance learning. At the beginning of the academic year, new students will will be invited to an induction time, either online or on campus in small groups. Courses will then continue online. Face-to-face courses will resume from November 2nd.
“A new academic year adapted to the profile and needs of each student.
The well-being and health safety of students have been at the heart of the reflection carried out by the MBS management in order to prepare its upcoming intake.
“We are ready for several scenarios (100% remote; 50% remote/50% classroom; 100% classroom) and we will adapt if necessary according to changes in health conditions and government regulations. At this stage, we have chosen to give priority to student health safety. This is the most responsible decision,” says André Deljarry, President of MBS.
“New students will will be invited to an induction time, either online or on campus in small groups. because they are discovering the school and need support to get their academic year off to a good start,“, explains Bruno Ducasse, Director of MBS.
The new school year will therefore be organized as follows, depending on the program:
Bachelor and PGE Programmes (September)
– New entrants: you will be invited to an induction time, either online or on campus in small groups. Courses will then continue online. Face-to-face courses will resume from November 2nd. Organised in small groups, this tailor-made welcome will allow you to discover MBS, to meet your programme team and your classmates, and to be trained in pedagogical tools in strict compliance with social distancing measures.
– Other students: the start of the school year and classes will be held in distance learning until the end of October. Face-to-face classes will resume from November 2nd.
– International students : international students who are new and cannot arrive on campus by November 2, intake and courses will be online until mid-January.
MSc admissions (November)
The first semester will start on November 2, 2020. Courses scheduled before December 18, 2020, will be delivered online. Students are expected on campus from January 11, 2021, when regular on-premises courses will resume.
All academic exchanges during the first semester are neutralized, except for universities offering 100% distance learning.
Events that traditionally bring together large groups, such as the integration weekend, are postponed to a later date that remains to be specified.