Research course


University of Lincoln · School of Social and Political Sciences

Entry requirements

MPhil: A 2:1 honours degree or Master’s degree.

PhD: A Master’s degree with a research component.

Months of entry

October, May, February

Course content

The School of Social and Political Sciences benefits from an active research base ensuring that staff are involved in current debates and that you are made aware of relevant developments and issues. Each research student is supported by a programme of research training.

You are encouraged to contribute to the department's research seminar series, are able to apply for funding to attend conferences, and are encouraged to publish your work, including in the department's Social Research Paper series and in journals.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £4,600
International students
Full time: EU £4,600 Non EU £13,300

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


part time
24-72 months
full time
12-36 months

Course contact details

Prof Peter Somerville
+44 (0)1522 886267