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SA2002   Ethnographic Encounters

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 11.00 am Lectures (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)

This module explores the emergence of fieldwork practice in social anthropology, and reflexively considers the social, methodological and theoretical relations produced through ethnography. The module follows a narrative of preparing, conducting and analyzing a fieldwork project by considering the development of fieldwork practices, new ethnographic subjects and urban anthropology before turning to students' own fieldwork projects and their interpretation.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SA2001

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: Coursework = 100%

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

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


Module teaching staff: Dr Tony Crook