School of Business and Management

Business and Society (BUS107)

Semester: A
Level: 4
Module code: BUS107
Module organiser: Professor Gerard Hanlon

Module overview

The module introduces students to the foundations of social science and how these inform the study of business and management. It explores how the relationship between business and society has been understood over time. The main aspects of the business environment, organisations, work, and governance are presented to discuss a variety of outlooks on the social, political and ethical role of business in society.


  • Examination 60%
  • Essay (1500 words)

Reading list

  • There is no main text book. Students are required to use a variety of materials and recommended texts available via blackboard.