Ph. D. On Campus

Sport and Exercise Science - Sports Studies

University of Lincoln

16100 GBP/year
4495 GBP/year
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Sport and Exercise Science - Sports Studies programme at University of Lincoln offers a wide range of research degree opportunities across various disciplines within sport and exercise science and sports studies, drawing on the specialist research interests of members of our staff.


Research is an essential component of the School’s activity and it is committed to maintaining an infrastructure and intellectually stimulating environment that support the development of the next generation of researchers. Applications for postgraduate research are welcome across the diverse sport, exercise, physical culture, and health disciplines in which the School’s academic staff specialise.

In addition to subject-specific support from a supervisory team, students can benefit from a programme of research training that is designed to build on existing knowledge and develop advanced skills and expertise.

Career and Personal Development

Graduates of this Sport and Exercise Science - Sports Studies programme at University of Lincoln often take up positions as researchers or academics in universities or institutes of higher education. Some have also used the experience for personal development and have gone on to take jobs in the health and/or exercise professions, sports-related industries, and relevant charities.

Programme Structure

Research Areas, Projects and Topics

The School is currently undertaking research in a number of areas at national and international levels.

The research is organised under the remit of our two, primary research groupings:

  • Performance Research Group (including biofeedback in sport; physiology of exercise and sport performance)
  • Wellbeing Research Group (including health advancement research; sport & exercise psychology).

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Start dates & application deadlines

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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 in a related subject.
  • PhD: Master’s degree in a relevant subject area and with a substantial research component. Exceptionally, a first class honours degree will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    4495 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4495 GBP per year
Part-time fees:
  • Home:  £2,248/year
  • International: £8,050/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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