FC400 Programme Evaluation

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This course provides an overview of research methodology for programme evaluation. It is especially suitable for those who are interested in monitoring and evaluation, policy and programme design and evaluation, and social science research methods. We will provide specific emphasis on programme evaluation in low- and middle-income countries. 

  1. Why Measuring Outcomes is Important

  2. Frameworks for Evaluation

  3. Designing an Evaluation

  4. Theory-Based Evaluation

  5. Data Collection

  6. Data Analysis

  7. Logic Models

  8. Ethical Issues in Research

  9. Systematic Reviews

  10. Critical Appraisal

  11. Applying Research to Evidence-Based Programming

  12. Case Studies

We are offering this course on both a certificate and a for credit basis. To take this course for a certificate, you need to attend all the lectures live. To take this course for credit, you need to attend lectures, complete weekly reflection papers, and complete a final assignment. This course is being offered both in-person at SJRC in Falkirk, and online via Zoom. 

Course Description



Charity Watters



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Take This Course With an Instructor 

In-Person at St. James Research Centre (SJRC) in Falkirk, Scotland

Online Distance Learning

Fall Session 2 2022

October 17th - November 25th

Lectures Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-5pm

You can take the Programme Evaluation Course online on your own schedule, whenever you want. Online on-demand courses are GBP 250 each and do not come with a dedicated instructor. 

Take This Course Online On Your Own Schedule