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ET913 - Culture, Identity and Adaptation

  • Module code: ET913
  • Module name: Culture, Identity and Adaptation
  • Department: Centre for Applied Linguistics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module focuses on recent research in the area of cultural identity, adaptation and growth. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, it explores major theories of cultural adaptation and identity, and examines key findings from classic and recent empirical studies. You will have the opportunity to start researching this issue for yourself, to reflect on your own identity and cultural adaptation, and to promote your own growth towards ‘intercultural personhood’.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of theories of cultural adaptation, identity, growth, to understand the range of contexts where cultural adaptation may occur and factors that may influence the adaptation process, and to be familiar with research findings on the adaptation process.

Timetabled teaching activities

15 hours in Term 1, made up of interactive lectures/seminars

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/study/msc/mscprogramme/mac_icbp_core_modules/

Other essential notes

15 credits

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ET913-15)
A (Assessed work only) 3000 Word Essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (X9PJ) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (X9PJ) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (X9PJ) - Year 4
Optional
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Intercultural Communication for Business and the Professions (X9PM) - Year 2