University of Lincoln

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Intake Periods September 2024

About University of Lincoln

Since our first campus building was opened by Queen Elizabeth II, the University of Lincoln has welcomed more than 90,000 students from across 135 countries. Lincoln combines the benefits of a modern vibrant city centre with the culture and beauty of the historic Cathedral Quarter.

Home to a rich variety of attractions, activities, and amenities, Lincoln is a fantastic place to live and study. Student accommodation prices start from as little as £92 per week in our Student Village by the stunning Brayford Pool Campus.

Committed to an excellent student experience, the University offers a range of personal and academic help and support, starting with a Personal Tutor to provide bespoke academic guidance and support. We also provide specialist support services including pastoral care and careers guidance via our Student Support Centre and Careers and Employability Team so that you get settled in and enjoy your time at Lincoln.

In the heart of a beautiful and historic East Midlands English city, the University of Lincoln has an established international reputation for quality teaching and research as well as an innovative approach to working with employers. Ranked in the world’s top 130 universities in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Young University Rankings 2022, and holding a prestigious top five-star score overall in the QS Stars global rating system, the University of Lincoln is proud that its academic community of over 100 different nationalities is consistently rated among the top UK universities for student satisfaction.

The university is home to 15,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students studying more than 300 courses across four academic colleges, covering arts, science, business and social sciences. The University of Lincoln is recognised as setting a blueprint for successfully working with industry, including a pioneering relationship with global engineering company Siemens.

More than half of the university’s submitted research is rated as internationally excellent or world-leading in the UK’s last nationwide assessment of university research standards, the 2014 Research Excellent Framework (REF 2014) with specialisms including medical imaging, architectural conservation, rural economic development, agri-tech, biotechnology and new drug development. Postgraduate students are an integral part of our research community and Lincoln supports a range of funded or part-funded studentships.

Take a Closer Look

What their Students Say

“I love the campus and the city, living and studying in Lincoln has been both amazing and enriching.

I have gained lots of practical event management experience and my course teachers have been helpful in recommending relevant work placements including opportunities to organise music festivals, business conferences and lectures.

With the help of my teachers, I managed to get two work placements – planning academic lectures for a corporate business event and an internship at an international music festival.

These experiences let me put all my training from the university into practice and gave the confidence to take on big projects. I also participated in the Lincoln Award project, which is an employability framework to support students including mock interviews, simulated written tests and group cooperation simulations.

The careers support is very comprehensive with 17 different assessments and training courses which helped me to secure a summer internship placement in the United States.”

Cui Xinyue
China, BSc Event Management

I first learned about the BSc Banking and Finance programme from an older classmate when I was studying the first two years at Shenzhen University.

I was deeply attracted by the course structure at Lincoln, as it was a good mix of theory and applied finance. What ultimately convinced me to study at Lincoln was hearing about the Lincoln Students Managed Investment Fund(LSMIF), an investment fund operated and maintained by Lincoln business school students.

All the operation and transactions are entirely managed by students, and everything operates in a real-world financial environment. This was exciting for me and a great way to gain practical experience.

At Lincoln I also had access to the most common mainstream financial data software and the latest market data such as from Bloomberg, news, and a great deal of comprehensive historical data.

I completed my undergraduate studies at Lincoln making great friends and learning lots of valuable skills. Now approaching the end of my studies, I have received postgraduate offers from University College London, University of Bristol and Durham University.

I have less than two months to go in Lincoln, but I know that life in Lincoln will be forever in my heart.”

Lin Zhenghao
China, BSc Banking and Finance

University of Lincoln Subject Areas

Subject Areas

Accounting and Finance, Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Anatomy and Physiology, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Business and Management, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics and Ancient History, Computing and IT, Construction, Creative Media, Creative Writing, Criminology, Dentistry, Design and Crafts, Drama and Dance, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English and Creative Writing, English Literature, Food Science, Forensic Science and Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Health and Social Care, History, Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism, International Relations, Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations, Languages, Law, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Nursing and Midwifery, Philosophy, Physics, Physiotherapy, Politics, Psychology, Robotics, Science, Sociology, Sports and fitness, Supply Chain and Logistics, Veterinary Science, Zoology

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