We offer three Masters' programmes:
- MA Human Geography Research *
- MA Local and Regional Development (Research) *
- MA Regional Development and Spatial Planning
*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.
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
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.
We offer a range of funding opportunities for both full-time and part-time students.
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact:
- Professor Alastair Bonnett (MA Human Geography Research Degree Programme Director)
- Professor Andy Gillespie (MA CURDS Degree Programme Director)
- Karyn McCloud (Clerical Officer - Postgraduate Taught)
For details of the application process, please see guidance on how to apply.