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Social Anthropology

SCQF Level 08 (14 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
SCAN08014 SV1 Africa in the Contemporary World Semester 2 20
SCAN08010 SV1 Empires Semester 1 20
SCAN08005 SV1 Ethnography: Theory and Practice Semester 2 20
SCAN08006 SS1 Fundamentals: Anthropological Practice Semester 2 0
SCAN08008 SS1 Fundamentals: Ethnographic Theory Semester 1 0
SCAN08009 SS1 Fundamentals: Reading and Writing Anthropology Semester 2 0
SCAN08007 SS1 Fundamentals: Studying Anthropology Semester 1 0
SCAN08003 Social Anthropology 1A: An Introduction Not delivered this year 20
SCAN08013 SV1 Social Anthropology 1A: The Life Course Semester 1 20
SCAN08012 SV1 Social Anthropology 1B: Anthropology Matters Semester 2 20
SCAN08002 Social Anthropology 1B: The Practice of Social Anthropology Not delivered this year 20
SCAN08004 Social Anthropology 2: Into the Field Not delivered this year 20
SCAN08011 SV1 Social Anthropology 2: Key Concepts Semester 1 20
AFRI08001 SV1 International Development, Aid and Humanitarianism Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 10 (40 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
SCAN10022 SV1 Anthropological Theory Semester 1 20
SCAN10066 Anthropology and Environment Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10064 Anthropology of Christianity Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10077 Anthropology of Displacement and Migration Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10062 SV1 Anthropology of Health and Healing Semester 1 20
SCAN10068 Anthropology of Sex and Reproduction Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10058 Anthropology of Violence Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10073 Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10031 SV1 Consumption, Exchange, Technology Semester 2 20
SCAN10070 SV1 Contagion Semester 1 20
SCAN10080 SV1 Contemporary Issues in Social Anthropology Semester 2 20
SCAN10030 SV1 Culture and Power Semester 1 20
SCAN10036 SS1 Dissertation (MA Social Anthropology) Semester 1 40
SCAN10020 East Central Africa Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10061 Fakes: The Anthropology of Counterfeit, Imitation & Disguise Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10075 Film and Anthropology Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10043 SV1 Happiness: Cross-Cultural Perspectives Semester 2 20
SCAN10049 SV1 Himalayan Ethnography Semester 2 20
SCAN10057 Humans and Other Species Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10037 SS1 Imagining Anthropological Research Semester 1 0
SCAN10047 Indigenous Peoples of Lowland South America Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10056 Indigenous Politics, Culture and Screen in Canada Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10021 SV1 Kinship: Structure and Process Semester 2 20
SCAN10069 Latin American Anthropology Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10008 Magic, Science and Healing Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10060 SV1 Pictures: The Anthropology of Images and Mediation Semester 2 20
SCAN10023 SV1 Ritual and Religion Semester 1 20
SCAN10044 SV1 Social Development Semester 2 20
SCAN10071 South Asian Public Culture: Keywords Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10028 Southeast Asia Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10067 SV1 The Anthropology of Africa Semester 1 20
SCAN10034 The Anthropology of Death Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10078 The Anthropology of Energy in the Global South Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10052 SV1 The Anthropology of Food Semester 2 20
SCAN10079 The Anthropology of Games and Play Not delivered this year 20
SCAN10076 SS1 The Anthropology of Language Semester 1 20
SCAN10072 SV1 The Anthropology of Monsters: Demons, witches, cyborgs and other fabulous creatures Semester 2 20
SCAN10010 SV1 The Invention of History Semester 2 20
SCAN10074 SV1 Urban Anthropology Semester 2 20
SCAN10050 Visual Anthropology Not delivered this year 20

SCQF Level 11 (16 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
SCAN11015 Anthropological Approaches to Shamanism and Spirit Possession Not delivered this year 20
SCAN11005 SV1 Dissertation MSc by Research Social Anthropology (100 credit) Full Year 100
SCAN11003 SV1 Dissertation MSc by Research Social Anthropology (60 credit) Full Year 60
SCAN11004 SV1 Dissertation MSc by Research Social Anthropology (80 credit) Full Year 80
SCAN11009 East Central Africa Not delivered this year 20
SCAN11010 Indigenous Peoples of Lowland South America Not delivered this year 20
SCAN11014 Introduction to Medical Anthropology Not delivered this year 10
SCAN11017 SV1 Supervised Reading in Social Anthropology Semester 2 20
SCAN11016 SV1 Supervised Reading in Social Anthropology (10 credits) Semester 2 10
SCAN11012 SV1 The Anthropology of Food Semester 2 20
SCAN11013 The Anthropology of Pharmaceuticals Not delivered this year 10
SCAN11026 SV1 The Anthropology of the Body Semester 2 20
SCAN11008 SV1 The Invention of History Semester 2 20
SCAN11011 The anthropology of landscape Not delivered this year 20
ARTX11042 Contemporary Art + Anthropology (Level 11) Not delivered this year 20
EDUA11385 SV1 The Anthropology of Education and Learning Semester 2 20
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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