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|Application deadline:||International students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2014|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
This research training programme, recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), 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.
12 months full time; 24 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £5,500 part time £2,750
International: full time £11,500
* HSS8001 Thinking About Research
* HSS8002 Information Skills
* HSS8003 Dissertation Preparation
* HSS8004 Qualitative Methodology in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
* HSS8005 Introduction to Quantitative Methods
* GEO8002 Local and Regional Development Theory and Policy
* GEO8007 Local and Regional Development: Methodology, Analysis and Statistics
* GEO8018 Local and Regional Development and Governance
* GEO9089 Research Dissertation
Normally at least an upper-second-class Honours degree in a relevant arts, humanities or social science subject such as geography, planning, urban studies, environmental studies, sociology, politics, history or business studies. Applicants who hold non-standard qualifications and/or have an appropriate level of relevant experience, will be encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding
School studentships and/or fees bursaries may be available - see the School's website for the latest information.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.
This programme is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.Take IELTS test
An INTO course can help you prepare for study if you do not qualify for direct entry to this programme.Learn more on INTO »
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