University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln


The School of History and Heritage is a hub of intellectual inquiry and offers advanced research opportunities in the subject of History. As a research student, you will have access to support and training to develop the practical and critical skills necessary for investigation and study at doctoral level. Direction will be available from your experienced supervisory team and you will benefit from the School's research expertise in areas including medieval history, gender history, history and culture in the 19th Century, museum history and early modern science and medicine. Regular research seminars and postgraduate study groups provide a stimulating environment in which to discuss and debate theoretical concepts with fellow students, scholars and visiting academics. Strong links exist with the Schools of Film and Media, English and Journalism and Fine and Performing Arts and an interdisciplinary research culture facilitates collaboration with colleagues across a wide range of topics.

Entry requirements

MPhil/PhD: A relevant Master's degree. For MA (Res): A minimum 2.2 Honours degree in a related discipline.

Course modules

Research areas include: gender and politics in the 20th Century; medieval ecclesiastical history; 20th Century British political history; museum history; history of anarchism; medieval masculinity; early modern science and medicine; late antique and medieval Spain; Anglo-American relations; 20th-century mass culture.

Assessment methods

The assessment at this level of study takes the form of an 80,000 word thesis. MA (Res) students will be expected to write a dissertation of around 25,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MA (Res) Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln (Main Site) Lincoln LN6 7TS East Midlands

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