Research course


University of Lincoln · School of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 in a relevant undergraduate degree or an MSc.

Months of entry


Course content

At the University of Lincoln, research in zoology is underpinned by the School of Life Sciences’ extensive expertise in the fields of evolution, ecology, animal behaviour, cognition and animal welfare.

You will benefit from working alongside academics and researchers at the forefront of their respective fields whose research is published in international scientific journals. Groundbreaking research from the School has an impressive record of being showcased by the Royal Society.

This School has formed strong links with businesses and universities aroundthe world, enhancing opportunities to learn from, and work with, external institutions and organisations.

A structured programme of research training supports you in developing the key research, practice and critical-thinking skills required for your future career. Lincoln’s interdisciplinary research ethos facilitates collaborative working with colleagues from across the University.

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
12-36 months


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Dr Paul Eady
+44 (0)1522 895461