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Local and Regional Development (Research) - MA


Newcastle University School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Full time & Part time See Course MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

This course provides an opportunity to engage with contemporary debates in local and regional development theory and policy in an international context. It fulfils the current demand to build capacity and skills for strategic analysis and policy-making. We place a distinctive emphasis on the links between theory, policy and practice.

The Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), where you will be based, has played a leading role in contemporary academic and policy debates for over 35 years, and our research contributes directly to the teaching of this course. It offers you a great opportunity to engage with contemporary debates in local and regional development theory, governance and policy in an international context.

Delivery

You are taught by highly research active

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject, such as the arts, humanities or social sciences: geography; planning; urban studies; environmental studies; sociology; politics; history; business studies. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant industry experience. Applicants based in the UK may be invited to interview.


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