SANT3020 - Theoretical Perspectives


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

Which social anthropological perspectives and concepts are relevant for your thesis? In this course, you are expected to reflect on the relationship between anthropological theories and your own project. You are challenged in terms of identifying relevant literature related to the empirical phenomenon you decide to focus on, but from different disciplinary, theoretical and conceptual perspectives.

Learning outcome

You have advanced knowledge of analytical concepts, models and forms of analysis within the field. You can choose and assess theoretical perspectives critically, analytical models and concepts related to studies of specific empirical phenomena.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. Lectures will normally be given in English.

Further on evaluation

The exam consists of a term paper. More information will be given in Blackboard in the beginning of the semester. The exam can be written in Norwegian, English or another Scandinavian language.

Required previous knowledge

Bachelor's degree in social anthropology or the equivalent

Course materials

The reading list will be available at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SANT3000 15.0 AUTUMN 2018
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Anthropology


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100





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Spring UTS Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
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