The University of Southampton

If you choose to study at Southampton, you’ll work with internationally respected academics and experience world-leading research as it happens, with access to state-of-the-art resources. You will become part of the close-knit Postgraduate Society within your area of study as well as the wider, 5,000-strong postgraduate student community.

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Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) is the leading university department of its kind in the UK, with an international reputation for world-class research. We offer a range of taught postgraduate degrees, which are tailored by our research and industry connections to ensure that you will leave with a qualification that is relevant to employers.

World-class facilities

At Southampton we are proud of our unrivalled ECS facilities with state-of-the-art, industry-standard equipment housed in superb laboratories.

Industry links

Southampton is one of the leading entrepreneurial universities in the world, with excellent relationships with business and industry. As a postgraduate student, you will benefit from these strong links and have many opportunities to develop your entrepreneurial skills. Our annual

ECS Engineering and Technology Careers Fair regularly attracts more than 60 employers and has even had HRH The Duke of York as its special guest.

The city

Southampton is a thriving, modern city, steeped in history, and it has a vibrant mix of recreation facilities, culture and entertainment. With cinemas, sports facilities, internationally acclaimed arts venues and one of the UK's top shopping centres, the city has something for everyone.

Southampton and its surrounding areas offer a rich resource for students. The New Forest, the Jurassic Coast and the Isle of Wight are all within easy reach.

unilink buses provide easy access to the city, the airport and coach and train stations. As well as excellent links to Europe via cross-channel ferries from Portsmouth and Poole, there are frequent flights to continental destinations from Southampton and Bournemouth international airports.

What our students think

ECS students at the University of Southampton discuss what attracted them to study their chosen Electronics and Computer Science courses.