Research course


University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Journalism

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA by Research in Journalism is a programme of individual project research aimed at providing an introduction to a variety of research skills and competencies.

This Master’s programme gives you the ability to manage a complex research project of your choice, while demonstrating initiative and self-reliance in pursuing research goals.

Graduates may go on to further study at doctoral level and apply for a PhD within the School, which has an established, successful research environment.

Subject specialities include the media of diaspora, international (French, American, British and Commonwealth, Swedish) comparative, historical and literary perspectives, digital journalism, local journalism, class and gender, as well as documentary studies and freedom of expression.

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
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Professor Jane Chapman
01522 886644