Research course

Health and Social Care

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject.

For direct enrolment onto a PhD, a Master’s degree with a substantial research component is required.

In some circumstances, professionally relevant experience may be considered.

Months of entry

February, May, October

Course content

Researchers and Academics in the School of Health and Social Care have extensive practical experience and professional links across the health and social care sectors. The School maintains close industry links to ensure that teaching is informed by the latest developments in practice and policy.

As a researcher in the School, you have the opportunity to take part in a structured programme of training designed to develop the research and critical-thinking skills that can benefit you in your future career. You will be supported by an interdisciplinary team of supervisors made up of experienced academics and practitioners from across the College of Social Science.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
18-36 months


part time
36-72 months
full time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Dr Kelly Sisson
+44(0)1522 837128