Methods & Approaches in Human Geography (L7023)
Methods and Approaches in Human Geography
Module details for 2011/12.
FHEQ Level 5
The course will equip students with the skills needed to carry out a final year project in human geography. It will consist of lectures on quantitative and qualitative methods and on their application in particular branches of the discipline. It will also contain guidance on the preparation of the project proposal, arising in particular from presentations held in the spring term.
level 1, term 1, Human Geography
1. Understand a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
2. Select the most appropriate methodology for their intended research project.
3. Prepare a thorough research proposal.
4. Able to use various resource and cartographic skills.
|Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.|
|Portfolio||Spring Week 1||25.00%|
|Project Proposal||Summer Week 5||75.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
|Autumn Term||LECTURE||1 hour||101011101100|
|Autumn Term||WORKSHOP||2 hours||020000000000|
|Autumn Term||WORKSHOP||2 hours||000100110000|
|Autumn Term||PRACTICAL||2 hours||000022000000|
|Spring Term||TUTORIAL||2 hours||010010000000|
|Summer Term||LECTURE||1 hour||010000000000|
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Prof Alan Lester
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