Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Local and Regional Development

This research training programme is designed for graduates and professionals who wish to enhance their research skills in regional and local development, governance and policy in an international context. It is aimed at students who want to progress onto a PhD and/or a research career in universities or the public or private sectors.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject, such as the arts, humanities or social sciences (e.g geography, planning, urban studies, environmental studies, sociology, politics, history or business studies); applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications who have relevant industry experience will be considered; applicants based in the UK may be invited to interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA (Res) 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

Clerical Officer (Postgraduate Taught), School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7200