Researching Everyday Geographies, Short Course | Part time online | The Open University UK | United Kingdom
8 months
3228 GBP/full
3228 GBP/full
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This Researching Everyday Geographies module at The Open University UK  equips you with the tools required to undertake an extended piece of independent research on how geographical relations shape a dimension of your everyday life.

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The Researching Everyday Geographies module at The Open University UK   uses diverse scholarship on everyday geographies to walk you through the key strands of the research process and help you to identify and develop your research topic.

You'll then have dedicated time to further progress, write and submit a 7000-word dissertation on that topic. Throughout, you're offered the conceptual and practical resources to recognise and address the relations of power that shape the production of academic knowledge.

Support from your tutor

You’ll receive help and support from your assigned tutor throughout the module. They’ll help you by:

  • marking your assignments and providing detailed feedback to help you improve.
  • providing individual guidance, whether that’s for general study skills or specific module content.
  • facilitating online discussions between your fellow students, in the dedicated module forums.

Your tutor will also run online tutorials throughout the module. Where possible, recordings of online tutorials will be made available. While these tutorials won’t be compulsory for you to complete the module, you’re strongly encouraged to take part. If you want to participate, we recommend use of a headset with a microphone.

Programme Structure

The five blocks of the module are organised as follows:

  • Block 1: Questioning – producing a geographical research question
  • Block 2: Situating – producing a geographical literature review
  • Block 3: Generating – producing geographical data through research design and investigation
  • Block 4: Analysing – producing geographical insights through exploration of the data generated
  • Block 5: Writing – producing geographical research outputs from all available materials

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 8 months

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60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This is an OU level 3 dissertation module. OU level 3 modules build on study skills and subject knowledge acquired from studies at OU levels 1 and 2 and should be studied as part of a qualification.
  • Normally, you should have successfully completed OU level 1 and level 2 modules that contain a substantial Geography component before you study D325.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3228 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 3228 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    3228 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3228 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.


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