10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: GEO151, GEO152

GEO151 OR GEO152

Aims/Description: This module introduces the principles of research design for human geographers. It places methods of data collection in the overall processes of research, including the identification of a topic of study, formulating research questions and linking them to methods, and conducting a literature review, along with research ethics and safety. Lectures will be complemented by workshops. Summative assessment will involve a critical essay, and also a proposal which will form the basis of the dissertation.

Staff Contact: Professor Jenny Pickerill
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

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