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The four year iPhD Web Science programme is no longer accepting applications.

A three year PhD programme in Web Science is offered by the School of Electronics and Computer Science. Suitable candidates may be considered for CDT funding for 2019 entry (subject to availability).

 

Programme iPhD Web Science
Intake Around 10 - 12 funded places per year
Start date October 2018
Study mode and duration Four years: integrated 1 year MSc and 3 year PhD
Academic entry requirements

See entry requirements for PhD programmes in Electronics and Computer Science
First or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject.  You can see example qualifications obtained by recent students here.

English language requirements See entry requirements for PhD programmes in Electronics and Computer Science
Application procedure

See our guidance about how to apply for postgraduate study

Apply online: University postgraduate online application form

 

Applications for iPhD Web Science should include:

  • certificates and transcripts of previous studies
  • an English language qualification (if applicable)
  • a copy of your CV or resume
  • two references
  • an outline research proposal - you do not need to provide a full research proposal or to identify a potential supervisor at this stage
  • a supporting document ‘What is Web Science?’ defining your understanding of the discipline
Application deadline

Round 1: 31 March 2018; Round 2: 31 May 2018; Round 3: 31 July 2018

Interviews

All suitable applicants will be interviewed.  Successful candidates will be offered a place on the programme.

Funding

All applicants who are eligible for Home (UK/EU) fees will automatically be considered for funding.  Candidates who are awarded a studentship will be notified once funding has been allocated.

Contact

For application queries, please contact the Faculty Admissions Team:
feps-pgr-apply@southampton.ac.uk

For general queries about the iPhD, please contact the Web Science CDT:
websciencecdt@southampton.ac.uk

 

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