The University of Southampton

Postgraduate PhD

As a PhD student in Electronics and Computer Science, you will be part of world-leading research as it happens. The largest and most distinguished School of its kind in the UK, ECS has a worldwide reputation for its research, education and enterprise.

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Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) is the leading university department of its kind in the UK

Graduate School

The Graduate School in Electronics and Computer Science aims to support you throughout your time undertaking PhD research


The majority of our PhD students are supported by scholarships and grants from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

PhD key facts

The Faculty Recruitment & Admissions Office receives about 1000 enquiries regarding PhD admissions every year

How to Apply

We would like to encourage you to make your application to us on-line

Fees and finance

As a postgraduate student you will need to pay annual tuition fees to the University for the taught course or research programme that you are studying

ECS People

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ECS postgraduate brochure, view, download and order a copy

PhD Open Day

See yourself in world-leading research? Book a place at our next open day

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