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SA3060   Contemporary Issues in Social Anthropology

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

these issues contribute to the discipline. The purpose of the module is to provide a forum in which students can learn about theoretical and empirical themes that are at the leading edge of current anthropological research. The content and focus will therefore shift from year to year in line with new intellectual developments in the discipline.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SA2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour lecture, 1 x 2-hour seminar.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 278

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination or Take-Home Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 6,000-word Essay = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught