University of Southampton

University of Southampton


Areas of research include: retailing and consumption; geographies of health and welfare; regional economies and development; urban inequality and social change; and nature, practices and policies; environmental processes and change (which concentrates on the theme of environmental processes and change including analysis of past, present and future variability in fluvial; glacial and terrestrial environments, and the use of this knowledge to inform environmental management decisions; hydrology and fluvial geomorphology; polar and alpine environments; quaternary palaeoecology and climate change; and sustainable environmental management); and remote sensing and spatial analysis (which aims to understand and contribute to the management of physical and human environments through remote sensing and geographical information science; the 2 strongly interrelated sub-themes are remote sensing and spatial analysis).

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in geography or a related subject, or a Master�s degree in an appropriate subject.

Sponsorship information

Government research councils (NERC, EPSRC, ESRC); School of Geography scholarships; external industry sponsorship; & overseas research scholarships are available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 2 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 8059 3483