Postgraduate Course: Self, Others and Society (CNST11085)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The aim of this course is to develop understandings of self, and introduce the idea that the self can be understood in the context of both present and past relationships with others and in relation to wider society. The person-centred approach and psychodynamic perspectives on the self and relationships with others will be critically examined.
The aim of this course is to develop understandings of self and to explore the idea that the self can be understood in the context of present and past relationships with others and in relation to wider society. Experiential and conceptual exploration of the meanings of the terms 'self', 'other', and 'relationship' will be explored within the person-centred approach and psychodynamic perspectives. These themes will be addressed through practice sessions. Students will be encouraged to make connections with their awareness of self in their personal and professional relationships.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Listening, Attunement and Empathy
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 12.5,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 13,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 12.5,
Online Activities 10,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Formative Feedback Event (Nature and Timing):
Formative feedback will be given on all aspects of student's learning throughout the course.
Students will receive regular feedback from tutors, and weekly feedback from peers, on the development of their listening skills in their listening triads.
Elements Of Summative Assessment (With Weightings):
One 3,000 word essay/portfolio (100%)
plus assessment of listening practice (pass/fail)
Students are required to pass both parts of the summative assessment to pass the course.
||Students will receive regular feedback from tutors, and weekly feedback from peers, on the development of their listening skills in their listening triads.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explore, critically evaluate and apply a range of theories of the self and relationships drawn from the person-centred approach and psychodynamic perspectives.
- Experience and reflect upon a developing repertoire of listening and responding skills.
- Connect theoretical learning on self and others with their own personal and professional relationships.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Experience an enhanced understanding on how relationships with significant others shape the development of the self
Show an increase in awareness of themes and patterns in their self-other relationships in their listening practice and elsewhere
Relate theories of self, other and relationship to the experience of being a listener.
Reflect on personal attitudes, values and skills in the listening role and utilise feedback provided by others.
Reflect on the development of their listening practice.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Students have the option to attend just one of a possible three course deliveries a week. Once they have selected which delivery they attend, they must remain with that cohort for the entire course.
|Course organiser||Ms Josephine Hilton
|Course secretary||Ms Cecilia Malmberg
Tel: (0131 6)50 3890