Doing Human Geography

Description

This MSci module is designed to integrate theoretical perspectives and qualitative methodologies through the medium of guided student research projects.

It aims to give students the opportunity to critically reflect on a range of conceptual, practical and ethical issues relating to their planned research methods.

The module provides insights into a wide range of innovative methods used by contemporary human geographers and draws out some core themes and debates about how students as researchers might approach ‘the field’, the politics of representation and the interpretation of data.

Assessment

  • Dissertation presentation 
  • Essay

Key skills

  • Critical analysis
  • Independent research
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Presentation skills