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The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemical EngineeringChemistry, 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 to artificial intelligence, and optical fibre and photonic engineering to aeronautics and astronautics. We also have extensive opportunities for postgraduate research.

Across all of our Engineering and Physical Sciences departments, we have over 5,600 students, with around 600 taught postgraduates and 1,000 postgraduate research students.

Our cutting-edge facilities and world-class academics will provide a dynamic environment for your postgraduate studies.




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About the University of Southampton

The University of Southampton ranks 17th in The Complete University Guide 2021 and is in the top 90 global universities in the QS World University Rankings 2021. The University is organised into five faculties, each housing a number of subject areas. Postgraduate taught courses are offered in more than 40 subject areas ranging from audiology to psychology. Research opportunities at MPhil and PhD levels are also on offer.



Engineering And Physical Sciences

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemical Engineering, Chemistry,...More

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

19% Part Time
81% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

17,010 Undergraduate
7,630 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


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