Uisng a wide range of ONS and secondary data to establish hypotheses about how quality of life for residents may vary between different neighbourhoods within the same urban area. Students subsequently conduct their own primary fieldwork to establish the extent to which variations in well being are present. A wide range of modern methods of data collection are used including use of the GeogIT fieldwork app. In addition students will complete car value and house price surveys, retail health surveys, mood mapping, environmental quality surveys and use crime prevention data.
Students are encouraged to use GIS to present their data and appropriate statistical tests to analyse their results.