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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT1004: Introduction to Social Anthropology-Theorising the Everyday World

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level 4
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Sally Atkinson (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module will introduce you to anthropological studies and concepts that will change the way you see the everyday world. You will encounter a range of classic and contemporary ethnographic case studies, gaining a foundational knowledge of anthropological theory and concepts. The module will help you to question cultural assumptions and think critically about the questions and challenges anthropologists encounter when studying the social world. You will have the opportunity to develop research and presentation skills, applying theory to your own life world to develop an understanding of the role of ethnographic fieldwork in social science research. 

Module created

01/12/2011

Last revised

07/09/2022