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EF5504: INTELLECTUAL & PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO SCOTTISH CONTEXTS (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 Aug 2021 09:31


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
  • Mr Nicolas Le Bigre

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.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Seminars during University weeks 26 - 27
  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 28 - 35, 39 - 42

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Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Individual

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Learning Outcomes
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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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Video Package

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

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

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