Methods and Approaches in Human Geography (L7023)

15 credits, Level 5

Autumn teaching

In this module, you develop the skills you need to carry out a final-year thesis project in human geography.

You will attend:

  • lectures on quantitative and qualitative methods and on their application in particular branches of the discipline
  • presentations, held in the spring term, which include guidance on how to prepare the thesis proposal.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 40 hours of contact time and about 110 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: