The School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences (ECLS) offers high quality, innovative taught postgraduate programmes which attract a large number of students from the UK, the European Union and internationally.
Within the Education section of the school, we offer Initial Teacher Training through either Primary or Secondary PGCE programmes. The PGCE programmes at Newcastle University offer the added benefit of allowing students to progress directly on to our M.Ed Practitioner programme or M Ed Practitioner Programme with Leadership and Management
Our full time, one-year MA : Education programme is designed to meet the needs of educators and other professionals from around the world. In addition to a generic award
the programme offers a suite of alternative, closely related pathways leading to different named awards in Inclusive Education, Educational Leadership and Management, Information, Communication and Education, International Development and Education and Pedagogy and Learning. We also offer a full-time one year MA International Development and Education programme. the new programme is designed for graduates from education, economics, politics, geography or business backgrounds who wish to develop an understanding of international development issues in education.
Also in the field of Education, we offer a Master's degree in Education Research.
We offer a very successful suite of taught Master's degrees in Cross-Cultural Communications. The six degrees in this suite share key core modules, and each course also benefits from modules taught jointly by staff from the School of ECLS, the Business School, and the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology.
The HASS Faculty Graduate Skills Enhancement Programme is now run by the School and aims to supplement the skills of taught postgraduate students within the Faculty.
Theses from our previous Taught Programmes students are listed here I Ph D Dissertations