This module will introduce you to the study of policy and programme evaluation in ageing societies. You will be introduced to the theories surrounding the process of evaluating policies and programmes. You will examine the different methodological approaches to conducting an evaluation and you will understand how theory and method links to produce a good evaluation. You will be introduced to examples of policy and programme evaluations for ageing societies, in areas such as health and social protection. These case studies will be from developed and developing countries.