Research course

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from those with a first- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

ECS is unique in the UK in its integration of electronics and computer science, its distinguished record of research success and the scale of its research activities.

Research is organised around our world-leading research groups, allowing the availability of a wide variety of PhD projects. Opportunities also exist for joint PhDs across other University faculties and with other partner institutions and companies. If you wish to undertake research in a stimulating environment, gain rigorous research training and take advantage of outstanding facilities, Southampton is the place for you. At ECS, we offer the following PhD programmes which are typically 3 years in duration (full time):

  • PhD Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • PhD Computer Science
  • PhD Web Science

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Electronics and Computer Science
+44 (0)23 8059 2630