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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 programme develops your skills in understanding and analysing local and regional development, governance and policy in an international context. It also develops the practical skills and capabilities required to research, engage and participate in local and regional development.
MA: 12 months full time; 24 months part time
PGDip and PGCert: 9 months full time; 18 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £5,500(MA); £3,670 (PGDip); £1,835 (PGCert) part time £2,750 (MA); £1,835 (PGDip); £920 (PGCert)
International: full time £12,000 (MA); £7,945 (PGDip); £4,220 (PGCert)
* GEO8002 Local and Regional Development Theory and Policy
* GEO8004 Local and Regional Perspectives on the Knowledge Society
* GEO8007 Local and Regional Development: Methodology, Analysis and Statistics
* GEO8008 Labour Markets, Skills and Training
* GEO8009 Developing Local and Regional Strategies
* GEO8018 Local and Regional Development and Governance
* HSS8002 Information Skills
* HSS8003 Dissertation Preparation
* GEO9089 Research Dissertation
You will also take 10 credits from a range of appropriate taught modules, which may include the following:
* NBS8052 International Marketing
* SOC8034 Social Divisions and Inequality
* TCP8917 Regenerating Places
An upper-second-class Honours degree or higher, or international equivalent, in a relevant arts, humanities or social science subject such as geography, planning, urban studies, environmental studies, sociology, politics, history or business studies. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with non-standard qualifications and/or have an appropriate level of relevant experience.
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 scholarships and/or fees bursaries may be available - see The School of Sociology, politics and Geography's website for more details.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.
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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