Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC3107: Culture and Wellbeing
This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.
The central aims of this module are to enable you to build an understanding of positive aspects of life and efforts to flourish, often in adverse circumstances; and to critically evaluate claims about wellbeing and the assumptions that underwrite them (including policy statements, political claims, and economic agendas). The module thus aims to seek a balance between critical and constructive approaches.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the current state of anthropological and sociological debates related to wellbeing;|
2. Show a critical understanding of specific issues related to the understanding of wellbeing such as care, work, creativity, or hope based on anthropological, sociological and related literature.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Link theoretical concepts with appropriate grounded examples;|
4. Critically assess claims about wellbeing;
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Communicate concepts and ideas clearly both orally and in writing|
6. Work effectively independently and in groups, within a limited time frame, to complete a specified task