Entry requirements

MPhil: A 2:1 honours degree or a Master's degree with a significant law element. PhD: An appropriate Master's Degree or MPhil.

Months of entry


Course content

Research students are welcomed into a cross-disciplinary, collaborative academic community where they are encouraged to conduct research with the support of a dedicated supervisory team.

You will join a dynamic postgraduate community with access to structured training, research forums and networks. Training will develop the research skills that will benefit your study and future career. You will be encouraged to present findings at conferences and symposia and some students have the opportunity to undertake undergraduate teaching with the School, following appropriate training.

We encourage applications from students who wish to conduct research into any of our specialist areas of expertise, including EU law, international law, commercial law, dispute settlement and civil justice procedures, human rights and humanitarian law, environmental law and criminal justice.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
24 months


full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Samantha Velluti
01522 886644