MPhil/PhD On Campus

Health and Social Care Research Opportunities

University of Lincoln

18 months
16400 GBP/year
4596 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This Health and Social Care Research Opportunities programme from University of Lincoln provides candidates with an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study. Students will have the freedom and flexibility to choose and develop their own subject area and enhance highly transferable research and project management skills.


The postgraduate research team within the School of Health and Social Care are committed to providing the best possible experience. Students are able to work alongside experienced academics who can help guide them through the research process and offer support on personal and professional development in order to maximise career opportunities on graduation.

Students are able to meet with and discuss their project with other research students both within the School and across the University. There are regular opportunities to attend research seminars hosted by the research groups within the School and wider College. The School also has close ties with the University’s central Doctoral School, which provides a wealth of training programmes for all research students and the chance to present work at the annual research showcase.

Career and Personal Development

Students of the Health and Social Care Research Opportunities programme from University of Lincoln may choose to continue to build their research skills by pursuing a research career in either the academic or non-academic sectors. A wide range of industries and organisations look to employ graduates with research and analytical skills and the ability to manage complex and large scale projects.

If you are already in employment, successfully gaining your PhD may open up new opportunities and routes to progression.

Programme Structure


  • Health economics
  • Healthcare workforce planning and development
  • Trauma, critical, and emergency care
  • Pre-hospital care
  • Mental health
  • Addiction
  • Hospital acquired infections
  • Health inequalities
  • Teaching and learning in health and social care
  • Nurse education
  • Public health and health promotion
  • Inter-professional education and multi-agency working
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Service evaluation, transformation and quality improvement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would advise you to apply as soon as possible.




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper Second Class honours degree or a Master's degree in a relevant subject.
  • However, in some cases we will consider applicants who do not have a Masters’ qualification but do have relevant experience. Those interested should contact the programme leader.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    4596 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 18 months.


  • Home: £2,298 per year
  • International: £8,200 per year

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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