Topic 8 and 15 - New requirements Periods 32, 33 (2016) and 34 (2017)

Industry Sector Classifications - updated

All students submitting a project on topic 8 or topic 15 in any of May 2016, November 2016 and May 2017 MUST use sector specific organisations, based on the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).  These sectors are:


Airlines (Operators)
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology (2 sub-sectors - Manufacturers and R&D)
Mobile telecommunications (Providers)

Please check what is included in these sectors very carefully 

These sectors will apply to students submitting for the first time or for students changing company or topic in May 2016 (Period 32), November 2016 (Period 33) and May 2017 (Period 34). 

Sectors for future periods will be released in the Information Pack each year and will cover the following two submission periods.  The main focus of your project research must be an analysis / evaluation of the project topic area issues in the context of your chosen organisation


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