Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC2103: Senses and Society
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
The aims of this module are to introduce the relationship between the senses and lived social worlds, and to explore the how the different senses shape and are shaped social practices and cultural differences. It will discuss central topics and issues, different research agendas and theoretical orientations. With the use of specific and historically diverse examples, the module will examine key issues of current social life and how the perspective of sensory practices offers a novel understanding of the social and society.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate your knowledge of different approaches to the study of sensory practices|
2. Analyse and evaluate key issues in the field of sensory practices in relation to specific themes, studies and findings
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Select relevant material and structure it in order to present coherent arguments|
4. Display in written and oral form an understanding of the disciplines relation to, and difference from, other approaches and explanations offered towards the senses and society
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Undertake independent study and group work|
6. Prepare focused and comprehensive written and oral presentations