Undergraduate Module Descriptor
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
Deception aims to enhance your ability to think independently, express your ideas through written and oral arguments, and respond to other people’s views in a seminar environment. It also exposes you to an issue that is challenging and controversial in many ways, and cross-disciplinary by nature. Deception aims to:
- Provide you with the opportunity to develop confidence and skills to apply social science theories and concepts to pressing contemporary issues;
- Foster your ability to assembly, critique, and interpret factual information;
- Offer a stimulating approach to understanding the intersection of politics, technology, society and culture.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Critically evaluate different sources of information about deception, including their place within disciplinary and public debates. |
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the types of social science research into deception
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Draw substantiated thematic comparisons between material from different sources;|
4. Clearly present research, policy debates and your own arguments;
5. Offer conceptually-based arguments grounded in theoretical frameworks;
|Personal and Key Skills||6. Present an argument orally in a clear and organized manner;|
7. Evaluate own work and those of others;
8. Demonstrate collaborative skills, including the presentation and discussion of material in groups.
9. Work independently, within a limited time frame, and without access to external sources, to complete a specified task