FC200 Programme Evaluation



This is an online course facilitated through Canvas. You will be provided with access details to the course portal, which includes lecture slides, readings, videos, and exercises to work through. Once completed, you will receive a certificate from St. James Research Centre.




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. 

  • Why Measuring Outcomes is Important

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Frameworks for Evaluation

  • Types of Evaluation

  • Designing an Evaluation

  • Program Theory

  • Theory-Driven Evaluation

  • Developing a Theory of Change

  • Mixed Methods

  • Hierarchy of Evidence

  • Applying Research to Evidence-Based Programming

FC200 Programme Evaluation