The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Taught Programmes

Taught Programmes

Our rich research in human and physical geography feeds into some wonderful taught programmes for our postgraduate students.

We offer three Masters' programmes:

*These research Masters programmes provide specialist research training, and are recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as offering the requisite skills training for preparation for a PhD. These research training programmes are designed to provide high quality research training to enhance key skills and employability.

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Our guide to Postgraduate Study Geography.

Benefits of postgraduate geography at Newcastle

MA Human Geography Research provides specialist research training and is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as offering the requisite skills training for preparation for a PhD.

Within the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, MA Local and Regional Development (Research) and MA Regional Development and Spatial Planning offer the opportunity to develop practical skills and capabilities required to engage with and research this arena.

Postgraduate students in geography play an integral role in attending, organising and participating in the wide range of events and activities that take place within the 'Geography Community' in the school.

In terms of facilities, the school provides:

  • a dedicated postgraduate computer room (eight work stations with unlimited internet access)
  • a postgraduate common room
  • postgraduate study rooms
  • access to telephone, fax, computing and photocopying facilities

Visit us

If you are thinking about applying, you can learn more about us by attending one of our university open days for all prospective students. To register your interest, visit our Postgraduate website.

Study with us

For further details of our application process or to apply, visit our Postgraduate applications information.

Funding

We offer a range of funding opportunities for both full-time and part-time students.

Contact us

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact: 

For details of the application process, please see guidance on how to apply.