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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

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Course type


Course Summary

Our conventional research degrees provide high-level research training and will prepare you for flexible research, academic and senior clinical careers. Our postgraduate research programme is thriving, with audiology students conducting fundamental and applied research in multidisciplinary areas. You can take advantage of our strong links with other research groups in the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR), other faculties across the University and institutions internationally. You may also register for an MPhil. We also support a Doctorate in Clinical Practice, which is designed for experienced health and social care practitioners who wish to pursue a high-level career in clinical practice.

Different course options

Full time | Highfield Campus | 4 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time


4 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have first- or upper second-class degree in a relevant subject

Department profile

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, which incorporates the Optoelectronics Research Centre. Postgraduate study: We offer over 50 taught masters programmes for you to choose from, ranging from electrochemistry to audiology, chemical engineering...more

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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