SANT3020 - Theoretical Perspectives


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
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.

Required previous knowledge

Bachelor's degree in social anthropology or the equivalent

Course materials

See reading list available at the beginning of the semester

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SANT3000 15.0 01.09.2018
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 2

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Anthropology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Anthropology



Examination arrangement: Assignment

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Spring UTS Assignment 100/100
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