Essay about Business Economics

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Coursework Assignment Brief
Semester:
Summer 2014
Module Code:
PM101
Module Title:
Business Economics
Programme
Business Management
Business Management (Travel & Tourism)
Management with Human Resource Management
Business Management and Information Technology
Human Resource Management with Information Systems
BSc Accounting and Finance
BA Accounting and Finance
Oil and Gas Management
Law with Management
Business Studies
Level:
Level 4
Awarding Body:
University of Plymouth
Format:
Individual Report
Presentation:
No
Any special requirements:
All work should be submitted on the Student Portal along with an acceptable Turnitin Report
Word Limit:
1,500 words each (+ or – 10%)
Deadline date for submission:
5.00pm, 18th August 2014
Learning outcomes to be examined in this assessment
a) Identify the nature of resource cost structure and the practical significance of different costs;
b) Explain the factors influencing optimum size and the significance of demand and supply relationships;
c) Demonstrate an understanding of the relevance and limitations of economic theory to management decisions.
Percentage of marks awarded for module:
The individual report is 50% of the total marks for the module.
Assessment criteria Explanatory comments on the assessment criteria Maximum marks for each section
Content, style, relevance, originality
Content will reflect the students’ ability to understand and to analyse business economics as taught.
Answers to be based on an interpretation of class hand-outs and evidence of background reading. That is, there should be clear demonstration of focused rigorous research from recognised authoritative sources.
50%
Format, referencing, bibliography • The limit is not a guide, it is an instruction.
• Do not stray into tangential material.
Always ask yourself – is what I’ve written relevant to the question set?
• Copy and Paste. Please try to refrain from doing this.
• Font size. Please use font size of approx..
TNR 12, Arial 12 size.
• Double space.
• Read (aloud) what you have written. If we can’t understand your argument, you will not get any credit for it.
The Study Skills Handbook and Module provide detailed guidance on referencing.
Ensure you reference your citations using the
Harvard method.
10 %
Constructive critical analysis, introduction, conclusion Demonstration of a clear understanding of the issues. Use of academic models. Clear focussed understanding of a topic.
Critical analysis is an important test of the student’s ability to evaluate business economics concepts.
Introductions and conclusions should briefly address the issues to be discussed and discussed respectively.
40%
Candidates must…