Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT3032: Culture and Perception

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following themes:


Convention and the Unconventional

Figuring Realities

Embodying Realities

Variations across culture and time


Multiple Realities and their Maintenance

Perception as Action

Cultural Pragmatics

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity2211 x 2 weekly seminars
Guided Independent Study4422 course readings x 2 hours
Guided Independent Study42Reading/research/writing the essay
Guided Independent Study42Revision for Examination

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).