Research course


University of Southampton · School of Civil Engineering and the Environment

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry


Course content

Working alongside our world-class team of researchers, you will acquire the grounding needed to become a successful researcher and help pioneer solutions to some of the key challenges facing society and industry. You will be given comprehensive skills training, including research methodology and specialist knowledge, taking relevant technical modules from our MEng and MSc programmes. Research projects cover a broad range of topics and are based in our internationally renowned research groups. Projects are often co-supervised and sponsored by industrial collaborators and offer you the opportunity to develop into a world-class researcher.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 7705