Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Politics Research

This programme covers information skills; thinking about political research; doing political research; qualitative methodology in the arts, humanities and social sciences; thinking about research; introduction to quantitative methods; and the nature of enquiry and explanation.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in international studies/politics or a related discipline; applicants with relevant professional experience will be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Secretary, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5200