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MN4263   Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

Enterprise lies at the heart of economic growth and development. The aim of this unit is to develop students' awareness of the various debates concerning the nature of Entrepreneurship in the society and in the economy. It will also enable students to make use of the various concepts of entrepreneurship in understanding the small business development process, and provide an insight into how those going through this process may be supported and assisted.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MN2001 and pass MN2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures (x 9 weeks) and a further 5 hours of tutor contact, and 2 optional consultative hours (x 10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 32

Guided independent study hours: 168

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Re-assessment: An alternative project of up to 3,000 words = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Mr C J Lovatt
Module teaching staff: Mr C Lovatt