Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC3032: Culture and Perception in Everyday Life
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
To consider classic and current literature on culture and perception
To compare different theoretical models of culture and how culture works
To critically assess claims about value, veracity and causality in accounts about reality
To be aware of how cultural theories of reality and perception have applications in relation to real-world problems (such as health/illness, disability and identity politics)
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. demonstrate an awareness of classic and current literature on culture and perception;|
2. identify the practices that buttress claims about the nature of reality;
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. exemplify theoretical concepts with grounded case study examples;|
4. critically assess key perspectives on culture and perception;
|Personal and Key Skills||5. critically assess claims about the nature of reality in everyday life; and|
6. write persuasively about aspects of the social world.