Research course

Life Sciences

University of Lincoln · School of Life Sciences
MSc by research

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc by Research in Life Sciences is a dedicated programme which is designed to enable students to further develop their research skills by focusing on a specialist project.

This course provides an opportunity for students from biological subjects to begin research in life sciences. Research may be conducted in a broad range of topics in biology and life sciences and as a researcher in the School, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with academics working on studies and projects.

The School undertakes research at molecular, cellular, organism and population levels in order to answer fundamental questions in molecular biology and biomedical science, forensic science and microbiology, animal and plant biology, and evolution and ecology.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £4,600
International students
Full time: EU £4,600 Non EU £15,600

Please visit our website for further information on postgraduate fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
18 months

Course contact details

Professor Matthew Goddard