Research Design and Methods (with Dissertation Planning)

Module code: GY2414

This module equips you for your independent project research. In this module, you will learn about how to design and plan a project, key methods used in Human Geography, the ethics of doing research and how to write a dissertation research proposal.


  • 14 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 3 hours of project supervision
  • 123 hours of guided independent study


  • Reflective methods essay (40%)
  • Dissertation proposal (60%)