10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module builds on previous methods learning to further develop skills and understanding of a range of qualitative research approaches used in contemporary human geography. The module focuses on a number of research methodologies to increases the awareness of the appropriateness of certain methods to research design. The module will focus on a number of methodological approaches (e.g., qualitative interview, visual, archival, participatory, ethnography, focus groups, life histories, case study) and consider the relative strengths of the resulting data and the analytical approaches used to make sense of these forms of data.

Staff Contact: Dr Megan Blake
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Multiple choice quiz concerning methods and their research application

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