Robert Fleming

Robert Fleming

The Department of Accounting
Teaching Fellow
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Accounting and Finance

Contact details

Address
Birmingham Business School
University House
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Robert has been the Programme Director for the undergraduate degree in Accounting & Finance since September 2015. He worked on a part time basis between 1999 and 2012 and has been fully employed at the University since then. He is the module lead for both Analytical techniques and Quantitative Methods as well as being the lead academic for Academic and Professional Skills.

Qualifications

  • B.Ed. (Hons) 1991
  • SFHEA 

Biography

Robert has been involved in education for over twenty five years. Trained as a teacher he has taught at all ages from under 5 to secondary and A ’level. He set up and ran a tuition agency and has extensive experience of tutoring. Robert has been working at the University for a number of years during which time he has organised modules and more recently designed the new programme in Accounting & Finance. His main subject is mathematics and he would like to think that his interventions have meant that fewer people are scared of numbers and that more people are willing to believe that they can give it a go!

Teaching

  • Quantitative Methods for accounting & finance
  • Analytical techniques
  • Analytical Techniques (Advanced)
  • Academic & Professional Skills

Research

Research interests: Education

Current projects:

BTEC students’ experiences of the college-university transition: challenges and potential for supporting success in higher education.

This study aims to understand the challenges that BTEC students at university face and examine strategies that could potentially support their achievement and progression. In this presentation we focus on the experiences and attitudes of students in college and university, and the development of interventions to promote success for this group. 

 

Current projects

BTEC students’ experiences of the college-university transition: challenges and potential for supporting success in higher education.

This study aims to understand the challenges that BTEC students at university face and examine strategies that could potentially support their achievement and progression. In this presentation we focus on the experiences and attitudes of students in college and university, and the development of interventions to promote success for this group.