The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University seek high-quality applicants who are considering a future career in research. The School are offering fees bursaries, up to the maximum of home / EU fee rates for 2014-15, (currently £5,500 for 2013-14) for applicants to the following postgraduate degree programmes:

  • MA Human Geography Research
  • MA Local and Regional Development (Research)
  • MPhil Physical Geography


  • MA European Union Studies
  • MA International Political Economy
  • MA International Politics (Critical Geopolitics)
  • MA International Politics (Global Justice and Ethics)
  • MA International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development)
  • MA International Studies
  • MA Politics (Research)
  • MA World Politics and Popular Culture


  • MA Sociology and Social Research


  • To be eligible for a full fees bursary for one of the above MA degrees, there will be an expectation of intention to progress to studies at PhD level and submission of an application to ESRC North East Doctoral Training Centre, AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership or NERC IAPETUS Doctoral Training Partnership.
  • • You must have or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper-second-class honours degree in a related subject and have the intention to apply for a PhD.

How to Apply

  • All applications must be made online on their website

Deadline: application closes on May 30, 2014.
Click here for details and to apply