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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT3044: Imagined Futures: Environment, Industry, Health and Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 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 topics:

  • Environmental crises & technoscientific solutions
  • Promises, imaginaries & hype-cycles
  • (Un)Sustainable industries
  • Reimagining the human
  • Technoscience, development and global inequalities
  • Responsible futures
  • “Futurelessness”
  • Hopeful futures

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

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

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Schedule Learning and Teaching2211 x 2 hours per week comprising of lectures and seminars
Guided Independent Study 50Weekly readings and discussion planning
Guided Independent Study 78Essay writing and research

Online Resources

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

  • ELE – College to provide hyperlink to appropriate pages