University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Ocean and Earth Science

Research areas include: geochemistry; geology and geophysics; marine biology and ecology; palaeoceanography and palaeoclimate; marine biogeochemistry; physical oceanography.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class BSc Honours degree or equivalent in a related discipline (e.g. biological sciences including marine biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences, geography, geology, geophysics, mathematics, natural sciences, oceanography, physics).

Sponsorship information

Course is most suitable for International students who are awarded 4-year scholarships through their government or other sources. Please note that there is no funding available for this programme for UK students through the NERC, or any other sources that we are able to provide.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS) Southampton SO14 3ZH South East

Key information

Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Telephone number: 
023 8059 4785