Undergraduate Module Descriptor
PHL1010: Introduction to Asian Philosophy
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:
Indian traditions: Brahmanical and Hindu thought; Indian Buddhism.
Chinese traditions: Confucianism; Taoism.
Japanese traditions: Zen Buddhism.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||27.5||11 x 2.5hs weekly lecture + seminar|
|Guided Independent Study||45||Weekly assigned readings|
|Guided Independent Study||10||Preparation for class discussion|
|Guided Independent Study||22.5||Preparation for essay|
|Guided Independent Study||45||Preparation for final exam|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).
ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/