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Anthropology of Rural Environment Humanities, Social Sciences & Psychology Program Fall 2022 Semester - Cape Town

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Anthropology of Rural Environment

Anthropology of Rural Environment Course Overview


CEA Partner Institution: University of Cape Town
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Primary Subject Area: Anthropology
Instruction in: English
Course Code: AXL2404S
Course Details: Level 200
Recommended Semester Credits: 5
Prerequisites: Two of AGE1002S, AXL1401S, AXL1400F, AXL2401F; or by permission of the Head of Section. Semester Study Abroad students must be able to demonstrate understanding of the basic principles of the comparative approach of Social-Cultural Anthropology, including Cultural Relativism and its limitations.


The course explores questions of people?s environmental interactions in the context of debates about the anthropocene and global climate change. It examines land use, conflict and resistance and contemporary debates about the use of natural resources and the effects of extractive economies on relations. It takes a comparative approach drawing on examples from around the world with a particular focus on Africa.

DP requirements: All essays, assignments and projects, plus a satisfactory tutorial attendance.

Assessment: Continuous assessment (essays, projects, class tests) counts 50%; one two-hour examination counts 50%, provided a sub-minimum mark of 50% is attained for the examination and that at least half the examination questions required to be answered have been awarded marks of 50% or more.

The University of Cape Town awards credits based on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) to determine course and contact hour recommendations per course. 1 NQF credit represents roughly 10 notional hours of work which includes study time, assignments and examinations. Notional hours may very per courses depending on the course level and modality therefore, CEA recommends using NQF credits as a basis to determine U.S. equivalencies (1 NQF=.222 semester credits)

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