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Course summary

The School of Geography offers the opportunity to work at doctoral level alongside academics whose research has been internationally recognised. You will have the chance to work within a supportive academic community, sharing ideas and experiences with the aim of advancing knowledge.

Modules

For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.

Assessment method

You will be required to demonstrate adequate and appropriate progress on an annual basis. Final assessment is by viva voce examination of a research thesis. You are also expected to demonstrate how your research findings have contributed to knowledge or developed existing theory or understanding.


Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree in Geography or related discipline. For direct PhD entry, applicants should possess a relevant Master's or MPhil degree in Geography or related discipline.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4668 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4668 Year 1
Scotland £4668 Year 1
Wales £4668 Year 1
International £16700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Full time and part time postgraduate research students will be invoiced the published set fee each academic year enrolled, up to the point of thesis submission. Upon first enrolment, the full set fee is payable. All continuing students are required to re-enrol on their anniversary of their first enrolment. The relevant set full time or part time fee is payable by all continuing students on re-enrolment. A reduced 'writing-up' fee in the 12 month period prior to thesis submission may be applicable subject to your progress. After your Viva Voce examination, additional fees will be payable if a second Viva Voce examination is required. Research students may be required to pay additional fees in addition to cover the cost of specialist resources, equipment and access to any specialist collections that may be required to support their research project. These will be informed by the research proposal submitted and will be calculated on an individual basis. Any additional fees will be outlined in your offer letter, prior to accepting your place at the University of Lincoln.

Sponsorship information

Please refer to the following website pages for further details - http://lincoln.ac.uk/home/studyatlincoln/postgraduateprogrammes/scholarships/

Human Geography at University of Lincoln - UCAS