Foundations of Knowledge and Professional Skills (Management MSc)

Module code: MN7562 

Module co-ordinator: Dr Fabian Frenzel

Intended Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module, typical students should be able to:

  • Develop requisite quantitative awareness to enable the analysis and understanding of those quantitatively oriented publications that they will encounter in the remainder of their programme of study
  • Demonstrate a grasp of the ways in which ontological and epistemological commitments inform and influence the production of 'knowledge' in their specialist field
  • Enable appropriate reflection on their own commitments in this regard as well as those of other students, staff and indeed of the authors of the material that they will confront in the remainder of their programme of study experience
  • Reflect upon the issues associated with teamwork, especially those associated with diversity
  • Appreciate that there are different educational cultures across the world and learn how to operate successfully within the one at work in the UK, and more specifically, ULSM

The module contributes to the development of the following skills:

  • Information handling
  • Problem solving
  • Group interaction
  • Written communication
  • Critical understanding.


  • 5 one-hour lectures


  • Essay (100%)