MAN-40018 - Entrepreneurship
Coordinator: Deborah Kerfoot Room: DW1.13 Tel: +44 1782 7 33429
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733094

Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

This module will develop an understanding of theories and social context of entrepreneurship. It is intended to develop students' analytical skills and provide an academic grounding for students including: those considering entrepreneurship as an employment option or wishing to better understand the contemporary preoccupation with entrepreneurship

To develop an understanding of entrepreneurship with reference to finance, management and marketing.
To apply these theories in real world contexts, with specific reference to small business start-ups.
To help give students the ability and confidence to start a new business.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

critically appraise the role of entrepreneurship within contemporary business strategy: 2
develop and appraise a business idea drawing on current ideas in management: 1
evaluate aspects of enterprise culture & management knowledge: 2

Study hours

24 h lecture/seminar sessions
40 h essay preparation
40 h research report preparation
46 h independent study

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Poster weighted 50%
Individual poster presentation
This assignment is an individual poster presentation, an indicative word count of 1000. Poster size, A2

2: Essay weighted 50%
2000 words
2,000 word essay showing the student understands the social and political context of entrepreneurship.