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    Use of theory within Science and Technology studies to better understand new dynamics in social and economic life and to explore prospects and possibilities for post-capitalist futures.

    This paper is fully internally assessed.

    About this paper

    Paper title Special Topic: Science, Technology and Post-Capitalist Futures
    Subject Sociology
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
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    54 200-level points from Arts and Music Schedule C
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    This paper will be available to Sociology majors and other BA students who are interested in the topic who meet the prerequisites.

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    Co-ordinator: To be confirmed when paper is next offered.

    Paper Structure
    The paper utilises thirteen 2-hour lectures plus weekly tutorials
    Teaching Arrangements

    Lectures: Two hours per week.

    Tutorials: One hour per week, starting from the second week.

    Textbooks are not required for this paper.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Communication, Critical thinking, Global perspective, Information literacy, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Research, Scholarship, Self-motivation, Teamwork, Environmental literacy.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who complete the paper will be able to:

    • Demonstrate the ability to undertake critical thinking and reflection, positioning themselves in the context of wider controversies
    • Communicate theoretical ideas through research, analysis and writing


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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