Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module affords students an opportunity to explore the potential contribution of Humanities subjects within their wider socio-economic, cultural and ecological context. Through examination of methodological approaches and perspectives, and an experience of applied practice, students will gain insight into the contribution they and their discipline can make in addressing contemporary issues, questions and situations. The project element of the module encourages students to explore ways in which responses to contemporary challenges can be identified and addressed.
The module will equip students with research, analytical and communication skills through opportunities to explore potential contributions of Humanities disciplines to socio-economic, cultural and ecological issues, questions and situations within their context. Seminars will provide ethical and methodological framework and support for an applied project which might be (though need not be limited to) one of the following:
Each project will culminate in a presentation or exhibit of work which will strengthen students’ confidence and facility for professional and public engagement activity both during and after their studies. Students will also be encouraged to develop reflective skills in considering the process and outcomes of, and their own contribution to, a project.
A student passing this module should be able to:
A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.
A module is a self-contained, individual unit of study. The module descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.
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