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2020/21 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS3306 Critical Perspective in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

20 creditsClass Size: 100

Module manager: Jane Khayesi

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2020/21

This module is approved as a discovery module

Module summary

This is a final year module that allows student to apply their learning in a discursive and interactive manner. It helps students to develop a critical awareness and understanding of key enterprise and entrepreneurship topics.


This module explores cutting edge topics and practices in the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship field. It is suitable for final year students who wish to consider entrepreneurship through a critical and discursive lens. It is taught through an interactive workshop block every week.

Learning outcomes
Upon completion of this module students will be able to:
1. Critically analyse key aspects of current enterprise and entrepreneurship topics or practices
2. Assess and explain the role of different types of entrepreneurship in critical global issues
3. Investigate how entrepreneurial theories in current scholarship might be applied to evaluate opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs and their enterprises

Skills outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students will be able to:

- Apply critical thinking and critical awareness to different views on entrepreneurial contexts
- Development of understanding of commercial (business/customer) awareness in different entrepreneurial contexts, problem solving, team working and communication skills via verbal presentation and group interactions.

Subject specific
- To apply learning from this module to a case example and analyse in a discursive manner


This is an indicative syllabus. Please also see the module outline for more details.
- The role of entrepreneurship in meeting sustainable development goals
- Exploring entrepreneurship in challenging contexts
- What next after start up? Entrepreneurial growth and failure
- Using the digital world to support enterprises
- Surviving entrepreneurship

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Panel Session11.501.50
Private study hours168.50
Total Contact hours31.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

This could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Your teaching methods could include a variety of delivery models, such as face-to-face teaching, live webinars, discussion boards and other interactive activities. There will be opportunities for formative feedback throughout the module.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay3,500 words80.00
Poster PresentationPoster Presentation20.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

The resit for this module will be 100% by 3,500 word essay.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 15/09/2020


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