Postgraduate Module Descriptor


SOC3046A: The Holocaust, Genocide and Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level6
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Nigel Pleasants (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY TAKEN PHL3046 / SOC3046 YOU CANNOT TAKE THIS MODULE

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

On this module you will inquire into the nature and conditions of genocide and the Holocaust and reflect on what can be learned from these phenomena in aid of understanding human nature and social organisation in modern society. You will develop interdisciplinary perspectives and insights that draw on theories, methodologies and concepts from sociology, social psychology, historical explanation and moral philosophy. 

Module created

01/03/2013

Last revised

23/01/2018