University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Web Science

This four-year PhD in Web Science will equip students to become leaders in the Digital Economy. The programme begins with a one-year taught programme that provides a broad basis for understanding the technology of the Web and the social context in which it evolves. The remaining three-year research programme into the impact of the Web on society involves input from industry and government partners and has a multi-disciplinary supervision team. A three-year research-only version of the programme can be offered to candidates with suitable experience. Key facts: additional information
Four-year programme including first year MSc Web Science. Open to candidates with Computer Science, IT, Social Science, Humanities degrees. Thirteen fully funded studentships are available for UK applicants.
We are first in the UK for the volume and quality of our research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and 100% of our Computer Science research impact is recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014)

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD with Integrated Study Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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