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Based in the heart of a beautiful and historic city, the University is proud of its reputation for providing a high quality student experience underpinned by inspirational teaching. The University is ranked in the top 20 UK universities in the Guardian University Guide 2020 and is rated Gold – the highest standard possible - in the national Teaching Excellence Framework, reflecting our exciting teaching, great support for students, and excellent employment outcomes.
The University of Lincoln is recognised as setting a blueprint for excellence in our pioneering approach to working with industry. Our unique relationships with companies such as Siemens, the Lincolnshire Co-operative, and Santander demonstrate our innovative industry-engaged approach.. Employability is a key aspect of our programmes and 96% of our most recent graduates were in work or further study six months after finishing their course (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey).
Postgraduate study at the University of Lincoln can help you to further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business. Employers are increasingly looking for skilled individuals who can make a difference in today’s global workplace.
A full list of Lincoln’s postgraduate programmes is available on our website.
At Lincoln, we strive to offer programmes that are underpinned by a vibrant research culture. We are home to award-winning academics whose work is making a real difference to society. This is reflected in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, where more than half of our research was judged to be internationally excellent or world-leading.
There are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you are new to Lincoln or one of our graduates. Please see the individual course pages on our website for specific details.
Postgraduate loans of up to £11,222 are available to help cover course and living costs. For more information, including eligibility criteria, please see our website.
Once you’ve chosen the right programme for you, you can make an application to the University of Lincoln via our website, or contact the Postgraduate Team directly for application advice and assistance at [email protected] or telephone 01522886644.
Students at Lincoln International Business School can benefit from close industry links through corporate events and visiting speakers from companies such as Siemens, Santander, HSBC and Deloitte. The school facilitates events such as LIBS connect, which provides industry and academic expertise as well as the opportunity to network.
A number of our Master’s programmes are accredited by professional bodies. Some of our programmes also provide the opportunity to gain valuable experience by undertaking a consultancy-based project.
The Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) aims to support and enhance productivity, efficiency and sustainability in food and farming through research, education and technology. This Master’s is internationally wide ranging in order to best prepare students for opportunities across this broad and fast moving environment. The programme has been accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology.
The University of Lincoln is ranked in the top 200 in the world for Agriculture and Forestry in the QS World University Rankings 2019.
The University’s Lincoln Law School has a wide ranging postgraduate portfolio to develop your legal specialism with tailored courses in international law, corporate and commercial law, and conflict and disaster law.
Our law graduates pursue careers around the world in legal practise or in business, industry, government, non-governmental organisations, and academia. Whatever career path you are pursuing, Lincoln Law School and our Careers and Employability team are on hand to offer expert guidance to help you achieve your objectives.
The School of Computer Science’s research is internationally recognised, and areas of expertise currently include computer vision, medical imagining, autonomous systems and robotics, human-computer interaction, and games development. This programme aims to equip students with the knowledge and specialist skills necessary to progress to roles in the rapidly advancing computing and technology industries. The programme aims to enable the acquisition skills through practical workshops in the laboratory, and debates, lectures, discussion, and personal research.
Highly skilled engineers are in demand in the UK and overseas and this programme aims to prepare graduates for careers in the power, energy, and mechanical engineering industries. Students can take advantage of the Engineering Hub, which was created in collaboration with Siemens, in the University’s Isaac Newton Building. Study is based on enquiry and action learning. Students are introduced to a topic and then have the opportunity to develop their understanding through problem-based scenarios.
Lincoln School of Film and Media has forged a reputation for excellence built on outstanding facilities and staff, a diverse portfolio of programmes, strong relationships with the sector and graduates who are equipped with the skills and experience required for a successful career in these competitive industries. Students work in industry-standard, purpose-built facilities, including two HD television studios with LED lighting systems, three radio studios, 15 video editing suites, a 24 channel HD digital multi-track music and performance recording studio, photographic studio with digital studio cameras.
The School of Health and Social Care has established a regional, national and international reputation for its teaching, its research and its broad educational opportunities. We are home to a variety of professionally accredited courses in Nursing and Social Work as well as our vocationally oriented Health and Social Care degree. Furthermore we undertake a broad range of high quality research projects through our thriving Community and Health Research Unit (CAHRU).
The School of Pharmacy encourages a wide range of research, including solid state drug development, personalised care, medicinal chemistry, biotherapeutics and nanomedicine. Subsequently, there are opportunities for research students to work with academics across varied topics. The philosophy of the School of Pharmacy is to produce passionate pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists who are adept in addressing many of the major healthcare challenges of the future.
The University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing and Technology (NCFM) at Holbeach in South Lincolnshire is an internationally recognised provider for education and research in food manufacturing and technology related sectors. Extensive access to specialist equipment, facilities, and expertise provides the opportunity to conduct in-depth research.
The School of Architecture and Design sits within The Arts College which provides inspirational learning spaces with specialist studios, labs and workshops. Art, architecture, and design students have the opportunity to practice in dedicated studio spaces with access to specialist facilities including computer suits, 3D printers, wood and metal working equipment, as well as rapid prototyping and laser cutting resources.
Chemistry students have access to specialist facilities across campus, including the Joseph Banks Laboratories (JBL) and the £28 million Isaac Newton Building (INB) on our main Brayford Pool Campus. These provide opportunities for high-quality facilities for crystal engineering, molecular and nanomaterials synthesis, and 3D molecular and materials modelling. In addition to this students have the opportunity to engage with the research of the School.
The School of Education is a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment in which staff have developed national and international reputations in their areas of expertise and are committed to the advancement of knowledge and its application in all fields of education. Students within the School of Education, study in a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment alongside experienced academics engaged in research that seeks to improve education.
Academic expertise in the School of English and Journalism includes practicing journalists and writers, and internationally recognised researchers. Students have the opportunity to hear from a number of expert speakers from industry and to benefit from the School’s strong links with prominent organisations, including the BBC, Sky Sports News, ITV, 5 News, and Mortons Media Group.
The School of Fine and Performing Arts is a centre of creativity with galleries and purpose-built arts venues at the tip of your fingers. The Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC) is a hub of inspiring performance where students can learn and rehearse in the Centre’s 450-seat theatre, three large studio spaces, and a workshop for building sets and props. As well as student performance, the LPAC hosts a full programme throughout the year. The School’s academics have considerable experience as practitioners and researchers in the arts. They develop and maintain excellent links with national and international arts agencies, galleries and performance venues.
Our geography students have the opportunity to work under the supervision of experienced academics who are conducting innovative research. We have strong links with external partners such as the Met Office, Environment Agency, and Natural England, as well as private sector business, via our Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health and Rural Research Group.
Teaching is informed by research expertise in the School of History and Heritage. Students are encouraged to engage with our lively interdisciplinary research community and are invited to attend research seminars organised by the School. You have the option to follow three distinct pathways in the history of gender and sexuality, media, history, contemporary British history, or pursue a general programme of study instead.
The School of Life Sciences students are able to access some of the latest equipment in research laboratories for molecular and cell biology, microbiology, tissue biology, bioacoustics, and DNA analysis in he Joseph Banks Laboratories (JBL). This interdisciplinary school provides an exciting and stimulating environment where excellence in teaching and research are highly valued, and we provide opportunities for students and staff to pursue their scientific ambitions.
Lincoln School of Mathematics and Physics has an international outlook and Lincoln’s mathematics and physics academics have collaborated with top research intuitions in Germany, Japan, Norway, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, and the USA. Our award-winning staff conduct cutting-edge research in fundamental and applied mathematics and physics, ranging from pure mathematics to applied nano-science at the interface between biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics.
The School has an active research base with expertise in cognitive and behavioural development, applied clinical and forensic psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Students can get involved in a range of research studies taking place within the school. Psychology students at Lincoln can benefit from a range of modern facilities within our Sarah Swift Building, including a sleep laboratory, motor and EEG laboratories, a psychophysiology laboratory, an our ‘BabyLab’ – a specialist area for the study of child development.
Research within the College of Social and Political Science is Diverse. Examples include work on violence against women and girls in the UK and India, and research into co-operative education, workplace democracy and alternative forms of higher education. Dr Catherine Bochel holds a research fellowship at the House of Commons considering key elements of public engagement. You will also have access to the Professional Development Centre, which offers continuing professional development for qualified practitioners in a variety of sectors.
The School of Sport and Exercise Science is noted for its cutting-edge facilities and provides an educational experience within an enthusiastic and supportive environment.
Programmes are available across a range of sport-related subjects. Teaching is underpinned by scientific research and scholarship, making use of the excellent facilities which support laboratory projects and field investigations. Excellent links exist between the School and industry and professional practices, which offer varied opportunities for work experience within the community.