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BSocSc Social Anthropology
Explore human behaviour and relationships and the challenges across different cultures.

BSocSc Social Anthropology

Year of entry: 2018

Course unit details:
Regional Studies of Culture: 2

Unit code SOAN10352
Credit rating 20
Unit level Level 1
Teaching period(s) Semester 2
Offered by Anthropology
Available as a free choice unit? No


This course in an introduction to the anthropology of two selected ethnographic regions.  It comprises of two consecutive sections, each consisting of five lectures plus guided reading and dealing with a particular region.  The regions covered this year are: South Asia and the Arctic.


Unit title Unit code Requirement type Description
Key Ideas in Social Anthropology SOAN10320 Co-Requisite Compulsory
Restricted Course

BA(Hons) Social Sciences students must be taking a further 20 credits in Social Anthropology, excluding SOAN10331, alongside this unit.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and Weekly Tutorials

Assessment methods

5% - Tutorial Tasks for Part 1

45% - 2500 word Essay for Part 1

5% - Tutorial Tasks for Part 2

45% - 2500 word Essay for Part 2

Feedback methods

Students write two 2500 essays for the course.  They will receive online personalised feedback for each essay.

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Lectures 20
Tutorials 10
Independent study hours
Independent study 170

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Ammara Maqsood Unit coordinator
Olga Ulturgasheva Unit coordinator

Additional notes

Length of Course: 12 weeks over one semester

Thursday 14.00-16.00


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