Research course

Integrated PhD in Web Science (Web Science CDT)

University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science
Integrated PhD

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


Course content

This four-year PhD in Web Science will equip students to become leaders in the Digital Economy. The programme begins with a one-year taught programme that provides a broad basis for understanding the technology of the Web and the social context in which it evolves. The remaining three-year research programme into the impact of the Web on society involves input from industry and government partners and has a multi-disciplinary supervision team. A three-year research-only version of the programme can be offered to candidates with suitable experience.

Four-year programme including first year MSc Web Science. Open to candidates with Computer Science, IT, Social Science, Humanities degrees. Thirteen fully funded studentships are available for UK applicants.

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Information for international students

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

Integrated PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

Physical Sciences and Engineering
+44 (0)23 8059 2882