Development research methods 755

Module code GSO 755
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This module investigates methodological approaches to the practice of development. It focuses on methods and approaches most utilised by development researchers and practitioners in the field. The module aims to equip learners with applied and practical knowledge, as well as the skills to critically examine the approaches, methods, and techniques within the broader scholarly literature. Thus, the module will cover practical instruction in methodologies and approaches including participatory rural appraisal, monitoring and evaluation, aspects of qualitative and quantitative approaches, case study as well as primary and secondary data collection and analysis techniques.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 other contact session per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Anthropology and Archaeology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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