EVERYDAY CONSUMPTION AND ITS CONSEQUENCES - 2017/8

Module code: SOC2068

Module provider

Sociology

Module Leader

BURNINGHAM KA Dr (Sociology)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 5

JACs code

L360

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Lecture Hours: 11

Seminar Hours: 11

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ESSAY (1,500 WORDS) 40%
Coursework CASE STUDY (2,500 WORDS) 60%

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Demonstrate a familiarity with key theoretical approaches to everyday consumption KC
Evaluate arguments and evidence about the negative social and environmental consequences of consumption KCP
Apply theory on the role of consumption and arguments about its negative consequences to specific case studies of everyday consumption) KCP
Organise ideas and thoughts to speak about these in the public setting of the seminar KCPT
Draw on the range of material covered in the module in order to construct arguments and evaluate evidence in written assignments KCPT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for EVERYDAY CONSUMPTION AND ITS CONSEQUENCES : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/soc2068

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.