Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Regional Development and Spatial Planning

This course integrates regional development and spatial planning concerns in an international context. It brings together two disciplines and addresses the challenges of building capacity for analysis, strategy and policy making. The Regional Development and Spatial Planning course offers a distinctive integration of regional development and spatial planning not found at other institutions elsewhere in the UK. It has an international focus and outlook and includes conceptual, practical and policy content. There is an emphasis on links between theory, policy and practice.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant social science subject including economics, geography, law, management, planning, and politics. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 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 7200