Catalogue of Modules, University of Nottingham

N14G06 Science Technology Arts and Business
(Last Updated:03 May 2017)

Year  11/12

Total Credits: 10

Level: Level 4

Target Students:  Joint MSc Entrepreneurship Programme Students and Business School MSc students meeting pre-requisites and subject to compliance with module choice requirements, as listed in the degree programme specification. In addition, other MA/MSc students meeting pre-requisites and subject to the discretion of the Director of MSc Programmes. Also available to PHD students from DTCs. There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.

Taught Semesters:

Spring Assessed by end of Spring Semester 

Prerequisites: None.

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  This module introduces to the importance of, and the processes involved in, the commercial exploitation of science and technology and involves a creative approach to the generation of a business concept. The development of a business idea forms an integral part of the students managed learning.

Method and Frequency of Class:

ActivityNumber Of WeeksNumber of sessionsDuration of a session
Lecture 11 weeks1 per week3 hours

Activities may take place every teaching week of the Semester or only in specified weeks. It is usually specified above if an activity only takes place in some weeks of a Semester

Further Activity Details:
Ten weekly 3-hour lectures/seminars. Please note all non-lectures will be timetabled in the Business School

Method of Assessment: 

Assessment TypeWeightRequirements
Coursework 1 35 Group Business Proposal (3,000 words) 
Project 1 50 Individual Business Report (2,000 words) 
Presentation 1 15 Group Business Presentation (10 minutes & 5 minutes Q&A 

Dr A Greenman

Education Aims:  The module will give the students experience in the creative generation of ideas in the context of business development and an understanding of the processes involved.

Learning Outcomes:  Knowledge and understanding
This module develops a knowledge and understanding of:

Intellectual skills
This module develops:Professional practical skills
This module develops:Transferable (key) skills
This module develops:

Offering School:  Business School

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