South Asian Culture
- Module Code:
- 30 credits
- Year of study:
- Year 1
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
The purpose of this module is to give students a general introduction to the diverse culture of South Asia, from ancient times to the present day. It also incorporates training in essay-writing technique, oral presentation and library skills.
Total of 22 weeks with a one-hour lecture and a one-hour seminar each week.
Scope and syllabus
This module introduces students to the culture of South Asia, and provides a broad overview of contemporary and historical issues and themes.
The module is currently being redesigned; a full outline will be available in due course.
This module is core for students taking BA South Asian Studies and BA South Asian Studies and ...
Method of assessment
One three-hour written exam taken in May/June (60%); 4 (x 1,500 word) pieces of coursework (40%) to be handed in on Friday of week 4 of each 5-week module. A schedule of teaching will be given to you by the course convenor.
South Asian Culture readings are posted on Moodle. The module is currently being redesigned; a full outline will be available in due course.