The active social policy research base in the School ensures that staff who teach on this programme are involved in current social policy debates and that students are made aware of new developments and issues in the area; each research student has an approved programme of research, supported by appropriate original research training. This programme is supported by an interdisciplinary team of experienced research supervisors who have long-standing links to industry, government, research organisations and the voluntary sector.
Staff have expertise for postgraduate supervision in the following: community care, housing and urban regeneration, poverty and social exclusion, social divisions (especially gender, race, disability, sexuality and age), the policy process, family policy and comparative politics.
Awarded based on the quality of your thesis and your ability in an oral examination (viva voce) to successfully defend that thesis to your examiners.
MPhil: First or upper second class honours degree or Master’s degree. PhD: Master’s degree with a research component.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£2344||Year 1|
Additional fee information
All UK or EU students who already hold a University of Lincoln undergraduate degree or higher qualification will receive a 30% reduction in tuition fees when they enrol on a University of Lincoln Postgraduate research programme.
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