Digital, Data and Decision-Making Skills (N1629)

15 credits, Level 4

Autumn teaching

Contemporary managers in business and organisations must be digital and data savvy. They should possess a working knowledge of the twofold (enabling and hindering) role of digitalization and datafication. They must be able to perform their work and solve problems using a variety of computer tools and make data-driven decisions.

This module offers you the opportunity to acquire these critical understandings and skills, with a particular emphasis on practical learning.


33%: Lecture
67%: Practical (Workshop)


50%: Coursework (Presentation)
50%: Examination (Multiple choice questions)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: