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2024/25 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

PECI3702 Enterprise Project

40 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Dr Steve Dobson

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2024/25

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

In this Module you will apply theoretical approaches to entrepreneurial skill and knowledge to a specific individually negotiated project in which you develop an entrepreneurial solution to an identified problem or opportunity. You will work with your tutor to identify an opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills and apply your entrepreneurial knowledge. It is possible that you will be able to work in small teams as appropriate to the opportunity.


On completion of this module, students should be able to develop, practice and demonstrate skills of creative enterprise in the context of a problem-solving scenario.

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of the module students will have demonstrated the following learning outcomes relevant to the subject:
1. Understand the variety of contexts in which creative enterprise skills can be applied.
2. Apply different theoretical and analytical approaches to entrepreneurialism and entrepreneurial behaviour to the creative context, including key concepts such as risk, motivation, autonomy and efficacy.
3. Identify and relate entrepreneurial skill and knowledge to own professional development and or/practice.
4. Develop strategies for learning through entrepreneurial activity.

Skills Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the module students will have demonstrated the following skills learning outcomes:
5. Develop and apply entrepreneurial skills within a relevant context.
6. Develop entrepreneurial strategies for a given context and produce a self-assessment of own practice.
7. Effectively communicate entrepreneurial objectives, strategies and outcomes.


This Module enables students to develop knowledge of entrepreneurship as it applies within the cultural and creative domains. The relevant context for this module is normally outside the School and may be outside the University. Examples might include managing and marketing student-led creative events, developing creative projects for in community and educational contexts, or using creative/performance skills and understanding to meet needs of external partners.

Topics covered include:
• The entrepreneurial mindset
• Tools for developing entrepreneurial solutions
• Funding and financial management
• The business environment
• Failure
• Intrapreneurship.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours384.00
Total Contact hours16.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)400.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Students will recieve formative feedback from their contribution to the seminars and workshops, on the problem specification as expressed in their proposal, and in the individual tutorials in weeks 5 and 14.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Research ProposalResearch Proposal20.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 10/04/2024


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