DVST203 - Qualitative Research Methodologies for Development Projects

10 cp
Prerequisites GEOG207 Precarious States: Development, Geopolitics and Livelihoods
Teaching Organisation 3 hours per week for 12 weeks or equivalent

Good planning, an ethical approach, and appropriate research techniques are essential for effective development work. This subject introduces students to some of the basic approaches and tools for qualitative development research. In particular, it trains students in qualitative research design, providing them with the tools required in the preparation of project development, evaluation and report writing. The role of gender in development research is explored, as are a variety of tools and positionalities when conducting qualitative research.