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SA1002   Ways of Thinking

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 4.00 pm Lectures (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)

The module concentrates on the modes of thought and systems of belief of non-Western cultures and on the social significance of language in human communication in societies across the world and in more 'exotic' ones.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): It is recommended to also take SA1001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures, 1 film/workshop and 1 tutorial.

Scheduled learning hours: 54

Guided independent study hours: 146

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Coursework = 60%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 60%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr A Joyce