146.213 Anthropological Enquiry (15 credits)

An introduction to the history of anthropological enquiry and to the key theoretical frameworks and concepts that have shaped the discipline.

Details Details

  • Year: 2017
  • Mode: Distance
  • Semester: Semester one full semester
  • Location: N/A
  • Coordinator: Dr Carolyn Morris
  • Subject: Social Anthropology
  • College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Online component Details

  • Online component: Partially Taught Online - As part of the course is taught online, Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): At least 45 credits from 100 level.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 27 February, 2017
  • End date: Saturday 24 June, 2017

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 13 March, 2017
  • Without academic penalty: Friday 26 May, 2017

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course

Fees


Course fees for 2017

  • Domestic Students: NZD $744.38 *
  • International Students NZD $3,157.70 *

* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply 2017 enrolments.

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of key theoretical concepts in anthropology.
  2. Demonstrate a knowledge of the development of sociocultural theory in anthropology within social, historical and political context.
  3. Identify and critique theoretical arguments in anthropology.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to theorise, i.e. think about data with theoretical concepts.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.


Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting Note
1 Essay 1,3,4 30.0%
2 Creative Work 1 35.0%
3 Test 1,2,3 35.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Textbooks

It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

Recommended
  • Anthropological Theory
    Author: Rrjon Mc Gee And Richard L. Warms
    ISBN: 9780078034886
    Edition: 5th Edition
    Publisher: McGraw Hill

  • Anthropological Theory
    Author: Rrjon Mc Gee And Richard L. Warms
    ISBN: 9780078034886
    Edition: 5th
    Publisher: McGraw Hill

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