Liberal Arts

Practising Humanities 1: Analyse and Understand

Module code: Q9112
Level 4
15 credits in autumn semester
Teaching method: Workshop, Fieldwork
Assessment modes: Coursework

This module enables Liberal Arts students to develop their skills of analysis and understanding. Students will do so both individually and in teams. They will focus on topical or real-life events and explore them using a wide range of methods and approaches linked to the arts, humanities and social sciences, including media analysis, statistical analysis, textual analysis and visual analysis. This module is built around a stake holder meeting, which will explore a specific topic (potentially based on a recent real-world example). It will involve the Introduction to what a stake holder meeting is; introduction to case studies and modes of analysis; introduction to group work and team theory; introduction to presentation of argument and analysis in essay form.

Module learning outcomes

  • Examine complex issues using evidence-based reasoning.
  • Engage in active collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of multiple fields.
  • Develop and present argument in essay form.