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EF5504: INTELLECTUAL & PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO SCOTTISH CONTEXTS (2020-2021)

Last modified: 17 Jul 2020 08:50


Course Overview

This course explores contemporary issues in Ethnology, Folklore, and Ethnomusicology from a Scottish perspective.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr F. E. Wilkins

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

  • Master of Letters in Ethnology and Folklore

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

This course explores contemporary issues in Ethnology, Folklore, and Ethnomusicology from a Scottish perspective. Subjects covered include social function of song, the folk revival, ethnographic film, dress and adornment, contemporary legend, immigrant narratives and emigrant traditions, vernacular architecture. Training includes audio and video recording, film-making, conference-style presentations, and the possibility for a local internship.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Seminars during University weeks 25 - 34, 38 - 41

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Video Package

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Scripting, shooting, and editing a video.

Learning Outcomes
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Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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Tutorial/Seminar Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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Formative Assessment

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