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Social Anthropology 2, continuation course , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Social Anthropology - SBA
  COURSE CODE   741G15
On completion of the course, the student should be able to
- present the theoretical development of anthropology;
- demonstrate knowledge of how social anthropology is used to analyse cultural processes in a world of increased globalisation;
- apply socio-anthropological perspectives and theories in written form. .

The History of Anthropology I, 7.5 HE credits (Antropologins historia I)

Through reading and analysis of selected socio-anthropological works, this module covers the classical development of ideas in the subject.

The History of Anthropology II, 7.5 HE credits (Antropologins historia II)

Through reading and analysis of certain theoretical innovators in social anthropology, this module covers the modern development of ideas in the subject.

Modernity: Global Systems and Transnational Processes, 7.5 HE credits (Modernitet: Globala system och transnationella processer)

This module covers modern and post-modern phenomena such as globalisation and transnationalism, ethnic identification and the transformation of the nation-state.

Thesis, 7.5 HE credits (Uppsats)

This module comprises an independent, individual work in writing (essay), in which theoretical perspectives from social anthropology are utilised to analyse a defined social or cultural phenomenon.

The course work mainly consists of independent literature studies. In addition, there will be teaching in the form of lectures, film screenings, seminars, work in groups and individual supervision. The seminars in all cases imply work that should be carried out in advance. The course requires full-time studies.
The three first modules are examined in part continuously within the scope of the teaching, through results of work in groups presented in writing, and in part at the end of each module, through an individual assignment presented in writing (take-home examination). The fourth module is examined through an individual assignment in writing (essay).

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

For admission to the course, completed Social Anthropology, basic course is required, with at least 22.5 HE credits approved, including the essay.
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Social Anthropology 2, continuation course
Socialantropologi 2, fortsättningskurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2010-00180   Course Code: 741G15      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Social Anthropology - SBA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level       HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2011-03-25