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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC3107: Culture and Wellbeing

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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 themes:

  • Suffering and beyond
  • Health
  • Conviviality and mutuality
  • Agency
  • Responsibility
  • Happiness
  • Values
  • Care
  • Hope
  • Work and creativity
  • Wellbeing – a critical exploration

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad
24126

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity11Weekly one-hour lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity11Weekly one-hour seminars
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity2Lecture – Exam revision session
Guided Independent Study36Readings for seminars and tutorials
Guided Independent Study10Preparation for seminar presentation
Guided Independent Study40Researching and writing the essay
Guided Independent Study40Readings and revisions for exams

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).