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MN2112   Enterprise and Creativity

Academic year(s): 2020-2021

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Not available to First Year students.

Planned timetable: 1.00 pm Tue and 1.00 pm Thu

Enterprise and Creativity aims to give Second Level students across the university, the opportunity to learn how to develop a project by doing it. Enhancing their own creativity and enterprise skills, students will be working in teams to design and deliver an enterprising project. The success of the module relies on students taking a proactive role in managing their learning. The module will incorporate lectures, delivered by staff from different Schools, and tutorials where students will be expected to generate their own results, using the materials provided. This module is demanding but it will offer students a life-changing experience.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Students must be in the Second year of any degree programme.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 lectures (x 10 weeks) and 1 tutorial (x 8 weeks), and 2 optional consultative hours (x 10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 28

Guided independent study hours: 172

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 60%

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


Module coordinator: Ms B S Hacking
Module teaching staff: Bonnie Hacking and guest speakers

Intended learning outcomes

  • Critically assess the context of developing a business venture or any entrepreneurial venture in general
  • Review and evaluate the effectiveness of project implementation and take corrective action
  • Demonstrate the ability to draw in the resources required to deliver a successful project
  • Develop skills in assessing and designing ideas that can become a venture