Taught course

Research Training

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any social science or arts and humanities discipline. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower qualifications and relevant experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our research training course prepares you for doctoral research. This could be in the social sciences, arts and humanities or in either the public or private sector.

The qualification meets the learning outcomes at certificate level in the national higher education qualifications framework.

This Research Training PGCert is delivered at Faculty level. Training takes place in an interdisciplinary environment. It is relevant to students from a wide range of disciplines.

It is also open to international students in the second or third year of PhD courses in their own country who want to study abroad for a minimum of six months.

This research training is also open to you if you're an international student in the second or third year of PhD courses in your own country. It allows you to study abroad for a minimum of six months.

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Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Learning and Teaching Administrator (Research)
Email
hass.pgtraining@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 5855