Fully-funded PhD Studentship at University of Southampton, UK

Do you have a desire to complete your higher studies in the UK? Good News! The University of Southampton is now providing an opportunity to apply for the Fully-Funded Studentship available for the academic year 2020/21.

This educational award is designed for outstanding students who want to pursue a Ph.D. in Automated, Provable, Safety-Aware Software Rewriting for Security at the university.

The University of Southampton is a public research university located in Southampton, England. Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in Britain.

Why study at the University of Southampton? At this university, students will get teaching excellence in higher education which helps build a bright future. They will acquire skills and knowledge from a degree program that can facilitate their career progression.

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

Brief Description

  • University: University of Southampton
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Fully-funded
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: UK & EU students
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom


  • Eligible Countries: UK & EU
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Ph.D. in Automated, Provable, Safety-Aware Software Rewriting for Security
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must have an excellent undergraduate degree (at least a UK 2:1 honors degree, or its international equivalent).

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To apply, the applicants must submit an online application through the link: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/how-to-apply/postgraduate-applications.page
  • Supporting Documents: Research Proposal, Curriculum Vitae, Two reference letters, Degree Transcripts to date
  • Admission Requirements: As an ideal candidate you should have a background in Computer Science or Mathematics, have strong programming skills, preferably in C, knowledge of software rewriting, and experience of formal verification of software systems.
  • Language Requirement: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.


The University of Southampton will provide full tuition fees for EU/UK students plus a stipend of £15,285 tax-free per annum for four years.

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