School of Business and Management

Work and Employment (BUS124)

Semester: B
Level: 4
Module code: BUS124
Module organiser: Dr Ahu Tatli

Module overview

This module introduces core ideas relating to work. It applies theories and concepts to the analysis of business situations. It makes use of perspectives drawn from sociology, social psychology, industrial relations, organisation theory and human relations. The dominant theme is to explore work and employment from the employee's point of view rather than that of management. Different perspectives are integrated by focussing on particular work situations and problems.


  • 40% coursework
  • 60% examination