• Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Jacobs University Featured Masters Courses
  • Ulster University Featured Masters Courses
  • FindA University Ltd Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Cambridge Featured Masters Courses
University of Warwick Featured Masters Courses
University of Leicester Featured Masters Courses
FindA University Ltd Featured Masters Courses
Imperial College London Featured Masters Courses
Newcastle University Featured Masters Courses

Digital Civics MRes

Course Description

Course overview

Digital Civics is about exploring new ways in which digital technologies can promote public participation in the design and delivery of local services. This includes education, public health and social care and planning.

Our Digital Civics MRes combines knowledge and skills across all areas of digital civics and digital civic research. This includes: human-computer interaction, interaction design, research methods, ubiquitous and social computing.

It also forms the initial training component for the four-year (MRes plus PhD) EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Civics.

The course is structured so that you can specialise in one of the following strands: technologies, local democracy, public health and social care, community learning.

Industry, local government and the third sector are significantly involved on this course. They feature through: the delivery of case studies in your taught modules, seminars, practical classes, project co-supervision.

Our teaching staff have international reputations for their contributions to digital civics. Some also have extensive experience as practitioners in industry.


For detailed module information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/digital-civics-mres/#modules

How to apply

For course application information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/digital-civics-mres/#howtoapply

Visit the Digital Civics MRes page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any discipline, if you have relevant additional non-academic experience.Or a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: computer science, engineering, education, politics, social science, architecture, planning, psychology, health studies (or related discipline), design. You will also be considered on an individual basis if you have different or non-standard qualifications, particularly if you have relevant industrial experience.If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.

Email Enquiry

Recipient: Newcastle University
Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X