Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Food and Rural Development Research

This course provides research training in the social sciences and develops skills that are specifically related to conducting research into rural areas, the environment and food markets.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, preferably in a natural or social science, such as human geography, politics or sociology; applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications are considered on an individual basis; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 3,000 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 Admissions Secretary, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6900