School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
School of Psychology
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
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.