Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contemporary Issues in Business

when 17 July 2017 - 4 August 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee GBP 1800

The overall aim of the module is to introduce students with a business background to some of the challenges business face in world of increased globalisation and dynamism. The module will explore the factors at local, national and international level which influence, guide and often determine the economic behaviour of both producers and consumers. The module will also consider the development of robust business process regarding an enterprise’s financial and risk position in an economically uncertain and vibrant world. A blended learning approach will be used, which combines lectures, seminars and practical workshops. Practical sessions and seminars will be linked to the lecture; incorporating problem based learning strategies and e-learning materials.

Course leader

Stuart McChlery - Head of Department, Law, Economics, Accountancy & Risk

Target group

Bachelor level students

Credits info

5 EC
Participants can choose from a 2-week version with no credit (£1,200 GBP), or a 3-week version (£1,800 GBP) which includes a final assessment week allowing you to earn 5 ECTS credits.

Fee info

GBP 1800: 3-week version - includes:
Accommodation on campus (private room)
Airport pick-up and drop-off
Social activities - day trips, walking tours and even a 'Ceilidh' (traditional Scottish live music event)

For 2-week version, fee is reduced to £1,200 GBP and includes the above.