BUSINESS ECONOMICS

Resit Coursework Brief
Semester: E15
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
Module Leader Stavros Anastasiou
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:
Thursday 10th December, 12pm (Noon)
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
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.
Maximum marks for
each section
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.
50%
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.
10 %

Assignment Task: Individual Report
(This assignment comprises 50% of the final mark for this module)
You should answer both questions in report form with introduction, main body
and conclusion.
The chancellor said employers would be forced to pay staff a minimum
of £7.20 an hour from next April 2016, and raise wages by 6% a year on
average to around £9 an hour by the end of the year 2020.
1. How this changes in the minimum wage, could possibly affect the
unemployment rate?
2. What will be the macroeconomic effects, of minimum wage change
in the economy?