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On completion of the module, the student will be able to:
1. Define what is meant by ‘les rites de passage’ and discuss associated rituals and ceremonials.
2. Analyse important theoretical approaches to the study of the life cycle.
3. Make use of primary archival sources as well as secondary sources to discuss the form and function of customs marking major life-cycle events, including the role of verbal and dramatic performances.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: 1000-word Research Abstract||Week 5||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: 2500 word research paper||Week 11||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: 1250-word final guided-writing assessment||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||Yes||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback in this module is centred around in-semester continuous assessment components, enabling students to draw on feedback provided for the earlier in-semester component to improve their performance in the later components.
|Dr Tiber Falzett||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Kelly Fitzgerald||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|