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Geography Masters Degrees

Geography Masters Degrees

Our rich research in human and physical geography feeds into innovative masters programmes.

Research community

Our Geography postgraduate programmes provide specialist research training. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognise them as offering the requisite skills training for preparation for a PhD.

These programmes provide high-quality research training to enhance key skills and employability.

Benefits of Geography Masters degrees 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.

Postgraduate students also benefits from:

  • a dedicated postgraduate computer room
  • a postgraduate common room
  • postgraduate study rooms
  • access to telephone, fax, computing and photocopying facilities