Upper second class degree.
Months of entry
The University’s School of Applied Social Sciences is a multidisciplinary teaching and research School that includes five main reseach themes: Communities and Social Justice; Higher Education and Social Equality; Violence and Abuse; Health; and Transgressive Leisure. We encompass a wide range of activities, with our main focus on the application of social science methods and concepts to social and policy issues.
The MA is assessed by a thesis of up to 50 000 words; the MProf is assessed by a thesis of up to 30 000 words + 5000 word portfolio of professional evidence; the MPhil is assessed by a thesis of up to 70 000 words; the PhD is assessed by a thesis of up to 100 000 words.
Information for international students
IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Economic and Social Research Council Funded studentships for UK and EU students for PhD and for Masters plus PhD (1+3) via North East Doctoral Training Centre.
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
MProf by research
Course contact details
- School of Applied Social Sciences
- (0)191 334 6820