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Business Environment

Level 4, 10 Credits.

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This contemporary module aims to set business within the broader context of politics and society and assesses the relationship between business and a number of related environments. Topcis covered include: the political environment; the social environment; the public environment; the ecological environment; and the European environment.  This module is a 10 credit module on the Pathway to Business Management.

Who is this course for?

The Business Environment is a 10 credit module on the Pathway to Business and Management programme.

Learning and Teaching

Tutor-led classroom sessions, student-led seminars.
There will be one Saturday school for Study Skills.
Your learning and teaching for this module is underpinned by self-directed study.

Coursework and Assessment

To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved.

On the Pathway Programme you will have formal assessments. These will take the form of class tests, written assignments, a course journal or a portfolio. Your assessments are designed to prepare you for further study in a degree setting.

Initial Reading

Needle, D. (2010) Business in Context, London: Thomson.

Palmer, A. and Hartley, B. (2012) The Business Environment, London: McGraw Hill.

Library and Computing Facilities

As a student on this course you must join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website under Student Information, or by ringing your Pathway organiser Jan Stephens on (029) 2087 6248.

Accessibility of Courses

Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.

Further Information

A range of further information can be found on our web site or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.