Brunei Society and Culture | PB-1301

Module details: Brunei Society and Culture

Module Title Brunei Society and Culture
Module Code PB-1301
Modular Credit 4
Type of Module Major Core for Bachelor of Arts Major in Brunei Studies

Breadth for other Bachelor programmes
Prerequisite None
Anti-requisite None


This module aims to provide an understanding as well as a clear picture regarding society, culture and the relationship between the two. At the end of this module, it is hoped that students will be able to discuss and elaborate the concepts of as well as the relationship between Brunei’s society and culture. Furthermore, students are expected to be able to analyze the development and changes as well as to identify the challenges and the future of Brunei’s society and culture.


Module ContentStudent work loadContact hours for timetabling Assessment
  • Concepts of Society and Culture
  • Origin of Brunei’s Society
  • Family and Relationship
  • Community of Urban and Rural Areas
  • Relations between Ethnics
  • Social Stratification
  • Naming and Reference Systems
  • Custom and Tradition
  • Beliefs and Taboo
  • Medical Heritage
  • Arts and Culture
  • Prominent Individuals and Leadership
8 hours per week
2 hours per week

Examination: 40 %

  • Short answer questions: 20%
  • Essay type questions: 20%

Coursework: 60 %

  • Field Study Report: 20 %
  • Report Presentation: 10 %
  • Weekly Individual Reports: 10 %
  • Test: 10%
  • Participation: 10%


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