Social sector evaluation research

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How do you know what effect a social policy is having, and whether it's the effect you intended? Evaluation research gathers and analyses information to assess the value of a policy, to guide future decision-making. 

Social sector evaluation research at Massey is for you if you have some experience in evaluation or policy-related work. It will increase your knowledge and understanding of evaluation theory, approaches, methodologies, methods and practice issues in professional evaluation.


This programme is available at postgraduate level and by distance learning only, with contact courses at Massey University's Wellington campus.


230.701 Evaluation: Theory and Principles
230.702 Professional Evaluation Practice
230.703 Techniques and Methods in Evaluation Research

131.702 Development Management
200.798 Research Report

Staff and contact

For programme enquiries please contact Programme Coordinator Associate Professor Robin Peace.

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