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PY4701   Philosophy and Pedagogy

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available only to students taking ID4002 in same semester.

Planned timetable: Not applicable.

This module is a complement to ID4002 - Communication and Teaching in Arts & Humanities (a placement module in which students gain substantial experience of a working educational environment, and of communicating philosophical ideas or themes to school pupils). In this module, students will have the opportunity to carry out further study into the place of philosophy in education and/or the role of philosophy in teaching. This is a guided self-study module, which will be supervised by a member of philosophy staff. It is available only to participants in ID4002.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PY1006

Co-requisite(s): You must also take ID4002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Fortnightly supervision sessions.

Scheduled learning hours: 6

Guided independent study hours: 144

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: 1 or more essays to a total of 5,000 words


Module teaching staff: Dr L Jones