We are delighted that you are considering studying at the University of Lincoln. This page contains information and advice for prospective international and EU students looking to apply for a University of Lincoln undergraduate or postgraduate degree course.
At the University of Lincoln there are more than 300 undergraduate and postgraduate courses to choose from across our Colleges of Science, Social Science, Arts, and the Lincoln International Business School. Find out more by using our course search tool.
Once you have decided which course you would like to study, it is important that you are aware of the academic and English language requirements you will need to meet. These can be found on the individual course pages.
If you have studied outside of the UK, please visit your country page for further information regarding equivalent overseas qualifications.
The University of Lincoln International Study Centre offers university preparation courses for international and EU students who do not meet the direct entry requirements for an undergraduate degree course.
Before submitting your application, you should check that you are able to meet the cost of your tuition fees, living expenses, and any other costs associated with your studies.
Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships to eligible high achieving students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship can very. To find out more, please visit our Scholarships and Bursaries page.
Once you have decided which course you would like to study and have carefully checked the entry requirements and fees, the next step is to formally submit your application.
All full-time undergraduate degree applications should be submitted through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Applications for most 2021 full-time undergraduate courses should reach UCAS between 1 September 2020 and 29 January 2021. This deadline was extended from January 15 to support students who do not have readily available access to digital devices to make arrangements to put the finishing touches to their application.
Late applications will be considered if suitable vacancies remain. If you apply through UCAS after the 30 June 2021, your application will be considered through clearing. Applications for Medicine degrees should reach UCAS by 15 October.
When writing your personal statement, please make sure that you refer to the course information page as this contains details of course content, entry requirements and possible career opportunities for successful graduates.
For information on how to make the most of your personal statement, visit our UCAS personal statement guide.
Applications for postgraduate courses can be submitted via the university’s online application system. Final-year students at the University of Lincoln are invited to use the Fast-track Postgraduate Application Form, which can be submitted through your Blackboard account.
As part of the application process, you will be asked to provide supporting documents which may include:
To ensure that you have the best possible start to your studies, we encourage you to apply as early as possible. Please see below our recommended application deadlines:
September Intake: 30 June
January / February Intake: 30 November
Applications may be considered after these dates at the discretion of the University.
Please note that some courses may have earlier application deadlines which can be found on the individual course information page.
As part of your application, you will be required to provide a personal statement. This is your opportunity to tell us why you are applying to study your chosen course. It is also important that you include:
When writing your personal statement, please make sure that you refer to the course information page on this website as this contains details of course content, entry requirements, and possible career opportunities for successful graduates.
Compose Your Research Proposal (Research Candidates Only)
If you are applying for a research course such as an MPhil or PhD, you will need to submit a copy of your research proposal alongside your application. As part of your proposal, we recommend that you include the following topics:
Once you have submitted your application, this will be considered by the University.
Depending on the course you have applied for, you may be invited to take part in an interview. You may also be asked to provide examples of your work prior to receiving a decision on your application.
If you are applying for a research course, your proposal and application will be considered by the relevant School. As part of the decision making process, you may be asked to provide additional information or invited to take part in an interview.
If your application has been successful, you will receive an offer letter from the University. This will contain details of any conditions you will need to meet prior to starting your course. Please visit the understanding your offer page for more information.
Please ensure that you inform us of any visa refusals that you have previously received when you submit your application.
As stated in the University’s Admissions Terms and Conditions, if it is discovered that your application contains material inaccuracies or fraudulent information, or that significant information has been omitted from your application form (for example, previous visa refusals), the University may withdraw or amend your Offer, or terminate your registration at the University. In such circumstances, any deposit paid by you will be retained by the University.