Taught course

Social Research

University of Lincoln · School of Social and Political Sciences

Entry requirements

This MSc programme is open to students with at least a 2:1 at Bachelor's level or an equivalent degree, or to students with a proven track record (e.g., having relevant work experience for at least five years). All students are expected to at least have a basic qualification in mathematics that is equivalent to a C at GCSE level. An interview is normally part of the admissions procedure to make sure that student expectations match course expectations.

Months of entry


Course content

This interdisciplinary programme provides postgraduate students in the College of Social Science with rigorous research training and the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of social interactions.

The MSc Social Research builds on the University of Lincoln’s wide-ranging expertise across the disciplines of the social sciences to advance your academic knowledge and research skills. Teaching covers research methods, research design and data analysis, while elective modules in your chosen discipline enable you to develop a subject-specific focus.

Information for international students

International Students will require English Language at IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element, or equivalent.

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 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Emile van der Zee
01522 886644