University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Biomedical and Medical Science Research

The School of Life Sciences at the University of Lincoln offers a dynamic postgraduate community that welcomes researchers working in a broad range of biomedical areas. You will benefit from research-led teaching with a particular emphasis on health. Examples of research projects being undertaken in the School include, Molecular Studies of Novel Anti-cancer Drugs, Vascular Disease in Diabetes, Molecular Oncology and The Role of Vitamin K in Cancer. You will have access to a wide range of scientific equipment in our state-of-the-art laboratories. A supervisory academic team will support you in the submission of your work to renowned scientific journals, national and international conferences and internal postgraduate student symposia. The University supports a culture of interdisciplinary working, and opportunities exist to collaborate with colleagues from numerous academic disciplines.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 in a relevant Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification; appropriate work experience or knowledge may be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Research areas in the school include cancer biology; microbial science; nutritional science; cardiovascular disease; diabetes mellitus.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed internally on a regular basis in meetings with their supervisors and by submission of written reports and presentation of their data at internal and external meetings. Students will be also assessed by submission of a final thesis and an oral examination.

Sponsorship information

All UK or EU students who hold a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree from another institution will receive a 20% reduction in tuition fees when they enrol on a University of Lincoln taught Masters programme. The scholarship is offset against tuition fee payments due for each academic year of study. Please note that the Master of Architecture (Part Two) and MBA programmes are exceptions to this scheme, as other scholarships are in place for those courses.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,337 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
MPhil Full-time £ 14,703 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months
PhD Full-time £ 4,337 per Academic year (home fees) 27 months
PhD Full-time £ 14,703 per Academic year (overseas fees) 27 months

Campus details

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

Key information

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