M.A in GeographyRani Durgavati University
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Compulsory Paper -
1. Research Methodology in Geography
Nature of geographical, research, concept of research in social sciences, Research approaches in
geography -Traditional and behavioural, Experimental research, Selection of case studies,
observation, Inductive and deductive reaserch, stages of research.
Identification of research problems, Specification or Objectives of research. Making of hypothesis-
Types of hypothesis and confidence levels, survey of Literature and preparation of bibliography
and reference materials, method of review of Literature.
Nature of geographical data and information- Spatial and Non-spatial, Temporal, sources of
primary and secondary data, topographical sheets, selection of indicators and variables,
Questionnaire, interview and schedule.
Rearrangement of central tendencies and dispersion, Variance, Correlation & regression.
Sampling design, sampling and types and procedure, standard error and testing, Tabulation of data,
comparison of samples-parametric (T & F) and Non-parametric test (Chisquare test), Interpretation of data.
Optional Paper ( Any Three)
1. Urban Geography.
3. Geography of Health
4. Agricultural Geography.
5. Regional Planning and Development.
6. Geography of population.
7. Remote Sensing.
8. Geography of Tourism
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