University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Top reasons to study here

  • When you arrive at the University of Lincoln, you join a friendly and welcoming, close-knit academic community of staff and students.
  • Ninety-six per cent of the University of Lincoln’s graduates were in work or further study within six months of finishing their course
  • We strive to offer teaching underpinned by a vibrant research culture, and we are proud of our Student as Producer approach to teaching, learning

PhD Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (11)
Business & Management (7)
Humanities (5)
Engineering & Technology (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Law (1)



  • Brayford Pool, the site of the University of Lincoln's main campus, has always been an important spot in the city.
  • Her Majesty the Queen opened the first University of Lincoln building on the Brayford Campus in 1996.
  • It was a University forged by the will of a community, not by a government directive, and the first new city centre campus to be built in the UK for decades. 


The University of Lincoln was awarded Gold - the highest standard possible - in the National Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). It reflects our exciting teaching, great support for students and excellent employment outcomes.


Research projects taking place at the University of Lincoln projects are making a real impact and bringing direct, positive benefits to society across wide range of sectors, from developing new medical technologies to preserving rare architectural treasures.


Preparing you for your future career in the global graduate jobs market shapes your student experience from the day that you enrol. Alongside our industry-engaged approach to teaching, we have a dedicated, award-winning Careers team to support you throughout your time at Lincoln and beyond.

Lincoln graduates have gone on to secure jobs at major companies and organisations around the world, including the BBC, Rolls-Royce, Siemens, Boots, GSK, Lloyds Bank, and Rockstar Games. 

University Ranking

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Housing services

Based in the heart of Lincoln’s city centre, most student accommodation at the University is either on our Brayford Pool Campus or just a short distance away. Students are able to choose from a range of places to live. All University accommodation is supported by our Residential Warden team.

Library services

At the heart of student life is the University’s Great Central Warehouse Library which provides access to more than 250,000 journals and 400,000 print and electronic books, as well as databases and specialist collections. 

The library is open 24/7 for the majority of the academic year and expert staff are on hand to help you navigate resources and support you with academic writing.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Lincoln’s striking city centre campus provides a modern student-centred community. Based on the picturesque Brayford Pool waterfront, almost everything you’ll need is either on campus or a short walk away.  At Lincoln, we constantly invest in our buildings and facilities as we strive to provide the best learning environment for our students.

Sports facilities

The University of Lincoln has specialist facilities for those wanting to pursue sports academically or in their leisure time. From studying a sports-related discipline to joining an organised club or making the most of what is available on campus, you can find a sporting activity that you have a passion for, and have fun with like-minded people.

Lincoln, England, United Kingdom

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