University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Social Sciences

Opportunities for research are available across a range of topics in social and political sciences. Current research projects include the politics of anti-social behaviour, quality physical education, transforming higher education, new social movements in the Middle East, support for people with HIV/AIDS, the 1984/5 miners' strike, gender and violence, the Gambling Act 2005, and democracy and human rights in Africa. Students will benefit from a structured programme of training to develop the research competencies and professional practice skills that will enhance both their postgraduate study and future career. There are opportunities for collaborative working across disciplines and students will be supported to apply for funding, attend conferences and publish their work.

Entry requirements

For MPhil entry, applicants should possess a good Honours degree. For direct entry PhD, students are expected to possess a Master's degree with a research component.

Course modules

Staff can provide postgraduate supervision in all of its subjects; particular areas of expertise include: community care, housing and urban regeneration; poverty and social exclusion; social divisions (especially gender, race, disability, sexuality and age); the policy process; family policy; crime control; policing; the penal system; comparative criminology; penology; philosophy of punishment; miscarriages of justice; sadomasochism.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the submission of a written thesis with viva voce examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 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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