Ph. D. On Campus

International Relations

University of Lincoln

14400 GBP/year
4495 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The International Relations programme from University of Lincoln is informed by the expertise of its team of academics, who have long-standing links to government, research organisations, and the voluntary sector.


Opportunities for research are available across a range of topics in social and political sciences. Current students’ research projects include:

  • Oil and gas infrastructure security problems in the Niger Delta area
  • Understanding China’s aid and investment in Zambia
  • The politics of nuclear energy in the European Union. 

Each research student is supported by a programme of research training and will be expected to identify an original area of academically relevant research and agree an approved programme of research with the tutor.

Current students’ areas of research include Sino-Zambian relations, preventive diplomacy and peacekeeping.

Career and Personal Development after the International Relations programme from University of Lincoln

Occupations associated with international relations include roles within the civil service, diplomacy, multi-national and international non-governmental organisations, political research, public affairs, the non-governmental sector, journalism, the armed forces, and education.

Programme Structure

Research supervision is available across the range of the department's subjects. Staff have expertise for postgraduate supervision in the following areas:

  • international relations
  • minority rights
  • human rights
  • women in politics
  • policy making
  • nationalism
  • political economy
  • post-colonial studies
  • construction of sexual identities
  • global citizenship
  • conflict resolution
  • the United Nations

Key information

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

  • MPhil: First or upper second class honours degree or Master’s degree.
  • PhD: Master’s degree with a research component.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14400 GBP per year
  • National

    4495 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4495 GBP per year


  • Home: £2,248/year
  • International: £7,200/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.


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