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AT5906: SCOTTISH TRAINING IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH (STAR) (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 17:58


Course Overview

Scottish Training in Anthropological Research (STAR) is a week-long residential course undertaken in partnership with the Universities of St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow. MRes and pre-fieldwork PhD students in Social Anthropology are normally required to attend. Students will take part in a series of lectures, seminars and workshops related anthropological methods and disciplinary practice. Specific topics will vary from year to year but may include participant observation, fieldnotes, documentary research and the ethics and politics of anthropological research.  There are additional costs of approximately £36 per student for undertaking this course.

Full participation at the STAR event, including presentation of group work. Assessment will be marked on a pass/fail basis.


Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Alison Brown

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?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will take part in a series of lectures, seminars and workshops related to anthropological methods and disciplinary practice. Specific topics will vary from year to year but may include participant observation, fieldnotes, documentary research and the ethics and politics of anthropological research. 


There are additional costs of approximately £36 per student for undertaking this course.

Associated Costs

There are additional costs of approximately £36 per student for undertaking this course.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MRes Social Anthropology

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

Full participation at the STAR event, including presentation of group work. Assessment will be marked on a pass/fail basis.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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