Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Sustainable Supply Systems 3 (Sustainability for Business)
Academic Year
Distance Learning

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Demonstrate an understanding of the role of economics in relation to sustainability

Evaluate the role of information in relation to technological developments

Brief description

This course will explore sustainability from a business point of view, focusing on the drivers, pathways and the power of information to help to achieve sustainability goals.


Through a series of online lectures, guided reading and quizzes, students will explore:
1. The role of information in relation to technological developments
2. The relationship between commercial sustainability and added value
3. A red meat case study in relation to sustainability

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Creative Problem Solving The MCQ poses theoretical problems for the students to solve.
Critical and analytical thinking Students will be expected to synthesise complex information
Digital capability Students will be required to examine and synthesize quantitative data from a range of publications and databases to develop answers for their MCQ exam


This module is at CQFW Level 7