Ph. D. On Campus

Psychology - Research Opportunities

University of Lincoln

16100 GBP/year
4495 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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MPhil and PhD students of Psychology - Research Opportunities at University of Lincoln are able to conduct independent research into an area of psychology of their choice and produce an extended thesis with guidance from two/three academic supervisors who have specialist knowledge of the subject area. 


The PhD is the most advanced research degree in psychology. It is particularly suitable for students who want to pursue an academic career but it also gives a broad range of career opportunities. Students in the Psychology - Research Opportunities at University of Lincoln are usually enrolled in an MPhil/PhD degree in their first year and then transfer to a PhD degree at the start of their second year.

The School’s active research base ensures academic staff are involved in current debates and that they are up-to-date with emerging developments in psychology. Research in the School is organised in three research groups (Forensic and Clinical Psychology; Perception, Action, and Cognition; Development and Social Behaviour) and two research centres (Autism Research Innovation Centre and Lincoln Cleep Centre).

Career and Personal Development

Students may choose to embark on an academic career, or work within industry or the public/private sector or charities.

The opportunities available will depend on the topic of students’ research projects and on the set of skills students develop during the programme of study.

Programme Structure

Particular areas of research expertise in the School include:

  • Development and social behaviour
  • Forensic and clinical psychology
  • Perception, action, and cognition
  • Autism
  • Sleep.

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

  • A first of upper second class honours degree, or a Master's degree in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16100 GBP per year
  • National

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


  • Home: £2,248 per year
  • International: £8,050 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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