Newcastle University

School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Regional Development


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Regional Development

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme, recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is designed for graduates and professionals who wish to enhance their research skills in regional development, governance and policy in the European context. It is aimed at students who want to progress onto a PhD and/or a research career in universities or the public or private sectors.You complete 120 credits of compulsory modules and a research dissertation (60 credits). Generic research modules include: thinking about research; information skills; qualitative methodology, quantitative methodology; and dissertation preparation. Subject-specific modules include: local and regional development theory and policy; local and regional development and governance; regional development û methodology, analysis and statistics.


This programme is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
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