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Quality HandbookPostgraduate Research

Guidelines for doctoral degrees

The University of Southampton offers three types of doctoral degree at Level 8 of the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications.

The University also offers a limited number of higher doctorates such as the DSc (Doctor of Science), obtainable usually by the submission of published work.

Useful Documents

Integrated PhD Programmes Guidance

Different Types of Doctoral Programmes

Submission of a Research Paper PhD Thesis: Guidance

Doctoral Programme Profile (odt)

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