Research course

Sport and Exercise Science/Sports Studies

University of Lincoln · School of Sport and Exercise Science

Entry requirements

MPhil - First or upper second class honours degree in a related subject.

PhD - Master’s degree in a relevant subject area, or exceptionally, a first class honours degree.

Months of entry

February, May, October

Course content

The School of Sport and Exercise Science offers a wide range of research degree opportunities across various disciplines within sport and exercise science and sports studies, drawing on the specialist research interests of members of our staff. Registration for the MPhil/PhD or PhD allows you to devise and pursue a chosen topic of enquiry under the supervision of staff with expertise in that area.

Research is an essential component of the School’s activity and it is committed to maintaining an infrastructure and intellectually stimulating environment that supports the development of the next generation of researchers. Applications for postgraduate research are welcome across the diverse sport, exercise and health disciplines in which the School’s academic staff specialise.

In addition to subject-specific support from a supervisory team, you can benefit from a programme of research training that is designed to allow you to build on your existing knowledge and develop advanced skills and expertise.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
18-36 months


full time
24-48 months
part time
36-72 months

Course contact details

Dr Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson
+44 (0)1522 886469