Research course


University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Architecture

Entry requirements

Students should have a good honours degree in a relevant subject. Applicants with non-standard qualifications should phone for more information.

Months of entry


Course content

Opportunities exist in the Lincoln School of Architecture to undertake supervised research for the degrees MA/MSc via the University’s Learning Contract Scheme, Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The active research base in the School ensures that staff are involved in current debates and that students are made aware of new developments and issues.

Research students usually have two internal supervisors with specialist knowledge of their subject areas and enjoy regular meetings with them for advice, monitoring and other support.

You will be introduced to relevant research methods through taught units and encouraged to give presentations at postgradfuate seminars, which are geld regularly throughout the year. You will also be encouraged to apply for funding to attend conferences and to publish in conference proceedings and refereed journals. Exceptional students may have an opportunity to contribute to teaching within the School.

Department specialisms

History and Theory of Architecture and Design Urban Design Environmental Design Shelter, Development and Regeneration Participatory Design Exhibition and Event Design and Management Interior Design Heritage and Conservation Museum and Exhibition Design Communicative Environment

Information for international students

Proof of English language ability may be required We accept: IELTS 6.0 (7.0 for our Journalism programmes) O-Level or GCSE English Grade C or above TOEFL computer based test 213 TOEFL paper based test 550

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a postgraduate student, you may be entitled to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For up-to-date information of scholarships and postgraduate funding, please visit:

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Sally Cox
01522 886644
01522 886880