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SA2001   The Foundations of Social Anthropology

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 11.00 am

This module examines the social relationships, groups and categories which constitute the foundations of human life in the full variety of societies. Topics covered include kinship and the family, and ethnic relations.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SA1002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 55

Guided independent study hours: 145

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

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


Module teaching staff: Dr H Wardle