Postgraduate Course: Feminism (PHIL11027)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The objective of this course is to explore the contribution of feminism to philosophy and vice versa. Issues covered are likely to include inequality (causes and solutions); sexuality and pornography; the construction of gender; objectification, and false consciousness.
Shared with UG course Feminism PHIL10022.
- opportunity to submit formative essay by the week 6 closing deadline
- postgraduate only tutorials will be available
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 20,
Revision Session Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One 2500 word essay.
Assignment deadline: Monday 20th April 2015 by 12 noon
Word limit: 2750 maximum
Return deadline: Tuesday 12th May 2015
|No Exam Information
| The coursework involves close and critical analysis of various historical and current views on central issues in feminism. Students are asked to read, critically assess and discuss some of the most important texts in this field. Students are encouraged to develop their skills in individual research through the writing of essays, and to develop their critical, analytic and communication skills through informal discussion.
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|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Taught by Dr Elinor Mason
|Course organiser||Dr Elinor Mason
|Course secretary||Miss Lynsey Buchanan
Tel: (0131 6)51 5002
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