SCQF level 10
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
The module examines some of the central themes in anthropological studies of the history and social organisation of West African peoples. West Africa has been the source of much innovative work relevant to the broader field of social anthropological theory. Attention will be given to a selected set of topics from the literature. The module will give an appreciation of the cultural particularities of the region as well as an awareness of the wider theoretical importance of the selected topics.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SA2001 and pass SA2002
Weekly contact: 1 lecture, 1 seminar per week and fortnightly tutorial.
Scheduled learning hours: 30
Guided independent study hours: 270
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%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination or Take-Home Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%