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ET116 - Culture, Cognition and Society

  • Module code: ET116
  • Module name: Culture, Cognition and Society
  • Department: Centre for Applied Linguistics
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to provide students with a thorough and critical understanding of concepts, theories and research findings of cognitive and social psychology and how these apply across different cultures.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module, the student should be able to understand and explain key concepts, models and research findings relating to culture, cognition and society; similarities and differences in cognition and behaviour across cultures; and attitudes, beliefs and values in the field of cross-cultural psychology.

Timetabled teaching activities

lectures (2 hours a week) and seminars (1 hour a week)

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/study/ba/modules/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: ET116-30)
C (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 50%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with French (with Year Abroad) (Q2R1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with German (with Year Abroad) (Q2R2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with Italian (with Year Abroad) (Q2R3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with Spanish (with Year Abroad) (Q2R4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with Portuguese (with Year Abroad) (Q2R5) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with Russian (with Year Abroad) (Q2R7) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with Chinese (with Year Abroad) (Q2T1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with Japanese (with Year Abroad) (Q2T2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with Arabic (with Year Abroad) (Q2T6) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Language, Culture and Communication (X3Q5) - Year 1
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A