MAN-10030 - Managing in a changing society
Coordinator: Deborah J Kerfoot Room: DW1.13 Tel: +44 1782 7 33429
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733094

Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2019/20

The aim of this module is to broaden students' understanding of managing organisations in the context of social change.

Intended Learning Outcomes

identify and describe the features of sociological theories associated with understanding the development of contemporary working practices: 1,2,

describe the conceptual and theoretical links that exist between work and wider social theory on topics such as inequality, power and social change: 1,

apply sociological theories to the study of a specific example or case study: 2,

Study hours

11 hours lectures
11 hours tutorials
80 hours private study which includes additional reading, thinking time, discussing ideas with other students, etc.
24 hours assignment preparation
22 hours exam preparation
2 hour exam

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 50%
2000 word structured writing assignment
The assignment will offer a choice of topic to be answered and will offer students a structured question to guide their writing practice for the exam.

2: Unseen Exam weighted 50%
2 hour unseen examination
Students to attempt two questions from a choice of four which may cover any aspect of the curriculum.