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We've been helping students find the right postgraduate course for over a decade.
You’ll be able to gain valuable hands-on experience with placements, field trips and exchanges. As a postgraduate research student you’ll be supported to build your profile as a researcher from writing research papers and enhancing your presentation skills to applying for funding to attend international conferences and research visits.
You’ll have excellent facilities available to you which will enhance your studies and prepare you for your future career.
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014), 97% of our research environment was assessed as world leading and internationally excellent. Some of the facilities you might use as part of your postgraduate degree include:
A postgraduate degree from Southampton will make your CV stand out.
There are many opportunities to develop your employability and career skills through placements, career events and working with our partner organisations on projects. Make the most of our links with global organisations including Rolls-Royce, Lloyd’s Register, Formula 1 and PwC.
From helping people to hear and cracking cybercrime, to fighting cancer and tackling gender inequality in the film industry, our research is changing the way the world and society works.
You’ll learning alongside the people who are working on these research programmes and contributing to this life-changing research.
Our research funding exceeds £100m per year and we’re part of the Science and Engineering South Consortium, the most powerful cluster of research-intensive universities in the UK.
There are many ways to consider funding your postgraduate study from the government’s master’s and doctoral loans through to scholarship and bursaries.
We offer a wide range of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries, which are awarded by individual academic units. Contact the postgraduate admissions tutor in the relevant academic unit to find out more.
If you’re a returning student, we offer a 10% discount on fees.
You’ll belong to a rich diverse community of people like you who are challenging the boundaries of knowledge and technology. You’ll be academically challenged, supported and encouraged to reach your full potential.
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