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MN1001   Organisations and Society

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 4.00 pm

This module introduces students to three key aspects of Management in the external and internal environment. Firstly, Understanding the Business Environment analyses changes in key environmental forces, the impact of such changes on organisations and the implications for Management. Secondly, People and Organisations looks at theoretical perspectives and practical problems in understanding people and work and how they are managed. Thirdly, Economic Principles examines how the particular environment, objectives and structural form of organisations may affect their behaviour and performance.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 lectures (x 10 weeks) and 1 tutorial (x 9 weeks), and 2 optional consultative hours (x 10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 49

Guided independent study hours: 151

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Mrs D McGoldrick
Module teaching staff: Team taught