Natural Sciences

Business within Natural Sciences 2018-2019

This pages is primarily intended for existing students. It consists of modules available to Natural Sciences students, Joint-Honours regulations and general advice (which includes links to Departmental advice.)

The following lists the module code and the title of each module by the level of each module - clicking on the link will take you to further details listed in the Faculty Handbooks.

The last digit of the module code indicates whether the module is single, double or triple. The level indicates the year in which modules are normally taken, but it is often the case that students take modules from the adjacent level beneath the year of study. Visit the Subjects page for the general overarching rules and structure.

Please note that the modules on offer and the requirements for progression can change from year to year and that the only combinations of modules that are guaranteed to fit in the timetable are those splits between the two departments on an approved Joint Honours routes (MSci and BSc). 

Within Natural Sciences, Business has BSc Joint-Honours programmes with: Computer Science.

In BSc students' final year, they are required to take no less than 20 credits and no more than 60 credits of Capstone Modules. These modules are denoted with G

Business modules available to Natural Sciences students

Level 1 modules

Marketing Principles (BUSI1131)
People, Management And Organisations (BUSI1141)
New Venture Creation (BUSI1151)
Principles Of Economics (ECON1011)
Economic Methods (ECON1021)
Accounting And Finance In Business (ECON1041)
The World Economy (ECON1071)
Introduction To The History Of Economic Thought (ECON1081)

Level 2 modules

Managing In A Global Environment (BUSI2131)
Entrepreneurship (BUSI2141)
European Economics (ECON2071)
Economics Of Social Policy (ECON2091)

Level 3 modules

Asia And The Pacific Rim (BUSI3041)
Dissertation In Business (double Module)G (BUSI3122)
Leadership (BUSI3161)
Corporate Entrepreneurship (BUSI3171)
Strategic Management (BUSI3181)

Requirements for Joint Honours (BSc Programmes)

Business
Year 1

40 credits: People, Management And Organisations (BUSI1141), Principles Of Economics (ECON1011)

Year 2

40 credits: Modules taken from the Level 2 Business list

Year 3

40 credits: Modules taken from the Level 3 Business list.

Advice for progression and other aspects

Natural Sciences advice
Year 1

You are advised to brush up your academic reading and writing skills and at least visit the Literacy Skills webpage and take a workshop!

Year 2

You are advised to brush up your academic reading and writing skills and at least visit the Literacy Skills webpage and take a workshop!

Year 3

You are advised to brush up your academic reading and writing skills and at least visit the Literacy Skills webpage and take a workshop!

For more information about the Natural Sciences degree programme, please contact:

Dr. James Blowey
Deputy Head of Faculty
Faculty of Science Office
Level 3 Chemistry Building
Durham University
DH1 3LE
UK

Email: natural.sciences-director@durham.ac.uk

WWW: Natural Sciences home page

The Natural Sciences web pages are maintained by James Blowey