Research course


University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Humanities

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a relevant Master's degree.

Months of entry

October, May, February

Course content

The School of English and Journalism offers advanced research opportunities within the subjects of English and Creative Writing.

As a research student, you can benefit from a dedicated doctoral training programme designed for English students, which gives you the opportunity to develop the practical and critical skills necessary for investigation and study at doctoral level. Expert and experienced direction will be available from your supervisory team and you can benefit from the School’s research expertise in areas including contemporary literature, 18-19th century literature, early modern literature, women’s writing, Gothic literature, utopianism and American fiction.

Regular research seminars, symposia and conferences provide a lively research environment, in which students are encouraged to participate. An interdisciplinary research culture facilitates collaboration with colleagues across topics and strong links exist with the Schools of Film and Media, History and Heritage, and Fine and Performing Arts.

Qualification and course duration


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


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

Course contact details

Dr Siân Adiseshiah
+44 (0)1522 886840