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MN4100 Contemporary Issues in Management

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions:Available only to students on a Management Honours programme.
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

This module provides a learning experience in which management students (on the single and joint honours pathways) can: reflect back on all the modules they have taken as part of their studies at the University and integrate insights from this prior study; understand and respond to current and likely future challenges that will face them in the near and intermediate future as managers and citizens; and develop skills for being a contributor to responsible enterprise in a number of operational settings.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for all Management degrees, Management Science

UG Pre-requisite(s):MN2001 and MN2002 and Entry to Senior Honours

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 lectures (x 7 weeks), 1-hour seminar (x 11 weeks), 2 optional consultative hours (x 11 weeks)
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 25
  • Guided independent study: 175

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 100%
UG As used by St Andrews:Coursework = 100%
UG Re-assessment:An alternative project of up to 3,000 words = 100%


Module coordinator:Prof J Bebbington
Module teaching staff:Team taught