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AT5040: ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY FOR MSC (SHORT VERSION) (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:12


Course Overview

Lectures on current issues in anthropological and the main theoretical approaches in contemporary anthropology. Lectures address the concepts and themes of: culture, society, embodiment, biomedicine, technology, ontology, power, subjectivity.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Arnar Arnason

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Lectures on current issues in anthropological and the main theoretical approaches in contemporary anthropology. Lectures address the concepts and themes of: culture, society, embodiment, biomedicine, technology, ontology, power, subjectivity.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

32 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

First attempt: 3000 word essay (100%) 
Resit: 
3000 word essay (100%) 

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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