2018 Winter School Subject List

Cultural Difference: An Introduction (ANTH1001) - Opens 04 Oct 2016

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Anthropology
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

(1) Ms Helen Fewster - helen.fewster@sydney.edu.au

(1) Ms Helen Fewster - helen.fewster@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 09 Jan 2017 
End Date: 06 Feb 2017 
Capacity: 40 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 07 Dec 2016 
Census date: 18 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 18 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: Yes


    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.


Anthropology explores and explains cultural difference while affirming the unity of humankind. It provides accounts of cultural specificity that illuminate the world today. Lectures will address some examples of cultural difference from the present and the past. These examples will introduce modern Anthropology, the method of ethnography, and its related forms of social and cultural analysis.


Tutorial Participation 15%, Quiz 20%, Essay 30% x1,700 words and Take Home Exam 35% x1,800 words


Start Date: 09 Jan 2017     End Date: 06 Feb 2017

Lectures: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10:00 - 12:00 hrs

Tutorials: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 12:00 - 13:30 hrs;

Second Tutorial (If required): Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 13:30 - 14:30 hrs


Quadrangle Building, McRae Room S418


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