Dr Andrew Defty - Associate Professor
Andrew teaches on a range of modules within the School of Social and Political Sciences. He has made numerous contributions to national and local radio on topics ranging from voting in the Eurovision song contest to House of Lords reform.Academic Staff List
Welcome to MPhil/PhD Criminology
How You Study
How you are assessed
Research Areas, Projects and Topics
Staff have expertise for postgraduate supervision in the following research areas:
- crime control
- the penal system
- comparative criminology
- miscarriages of justice
- sex work
- domestic violence
- green criminology
- desistance from crime
Career and Personal Development
Graduates may go on to take positions as researchers or academics in institutes of higher education. Others may choose to use the experience for personal development and go on to careers in related sectors.
Entry Requirements 2022-23
How to Apply
To support your experience within the postgraduate research community, new students are encouraged to enrol in October, February, or May.
In addition to meeting peers across the University who are starting their research programme at the same time, there is access to a central training programme designed around the first three months of study, and targeted support aligned to each stage of the postgraduate research journey. Alternative enrolment dates may be agreed with your supervisor on an individual basis.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Research at Lincoln
Our research themes cover a unique set of areas, reflecting our role as a civic university and our aspirations to become thought leaders.
There are opportunites to get involved in exciting research projects by applying for a studentship.
Supporting your Research
Support is available across the University, offering a friendly, creative, and academically challenging research environment.