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Module Detailed Information for [GE5218]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
GE5218 IVLE
Module Title : RESEARCH METHODS IN HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
Module Description : This module challenges students to analyse the practical problems encountered in using the various methods available in human geography research. It builds upon the undergraduate modules in research methods and includes an evaluation of the construction and design of research questions in various field contexts, weighing between the major methods of data collection (e.g. quantitative and qualitative), and the practical problems of data and information analysis. Common research methods such as surveys, case studies, interviews, focus group discussions and participant observation will be carried out so that students can benefit from first hand experience in the field. Students will also be exposed to archival and map materials. Students will also be taught what sponsors look for in research proposals. As the module is entirely project-based, students are expected to have full-scale participation in the module.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : NIL
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-0-0-4-3
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY9001200AS2-0316,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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