Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3080: Philosophical Frontiers

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

The syllabus is focused around a single monograph, which will vary from year to year and is chosen by the module convenor. Each week will involve reading a single chapter, with the occasional supplementary reading where appropriate.

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 2hr weekly seminars
Guided Independent Study50Weekly assigned readings
Guided Independent Study30Preparation for class discussion
Guided Independent Study48Preparation for essay

Online Resources

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