Research course

Health and Social Care

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree in a related subject. For direct enrolment onto a PhD, a Master’s degree with a research component is required.

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

Academics in the Lincoln School of Health and Social Care undertake research on a local, national and international scale to evaluate current practice and determine how improvements can be made to care provision.

This specialist programme is informed by our longstanding partnerships with professionals, research organisations and the National Health Service, and by the innovative research taking place in the School. Our staff engage with health and social care debate to ensure that students are up to date with the latest sector developments and issues.

As a researcher in the School, you have the opportunity to take part in a structured programme of training to develop the research and critical-thinking skills that will 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.

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


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Dr Christine Jackson
01522 886644