University of Southampton

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Intake Periods September 2024

About University of Southampton

With a community of over 6,500 international students from 135 different countries. When you join us you'll find a warm welcome and experienced support.
We provide a range of support services to International students to help you during your time at university. This support includes help with your English language skills, settling in and day-to-day life.

With over 300 clubs and societies, you can try new things, meet new people and explore your new city.

We offer scholarships to the most talented students, including International Merit Scholarships to international students across a range of subjects. We also partner with many international scholarship and sponsorship bodies including Chevening, Commonwealth, Fullbright and more.

The University of Southampton is ranked among the top 100 universities globally (78th in the QS World University Rankings, 2023) and top 15 in the UK (13th in the Complete University Guide 2023).

A research-led founding member of the prestigious Russell Group it is home to circa 22,000 students from more than 135 countries. With over 35% international students, Southampton prides itself on its diverse student community. As a research-intensive institution, courses are taught by world-leading academics, with access to cutting-edge facilities, and key industrial and business partnerships.

Subject areas at Southampton include: arts, humanities, business, law, earth and environmental science, engineering and computing, medicine and healthcare science, science and mathematics and social sciences and education.

Southampton is 4th in the Russell Group for graduates in employment and 96% of graduates were in employment or further study 15 months after graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 2017/18 (published in 2020)).

Southampton graduate are employed at high-profile organisations such as BBC, Dyson, NHS, PwC JP Morgan and many more. Once students graduate they are part of a global community of over 220,000 alumni that spans over 180 countries.

Southampton is a vibrant and lively city 80 minutes from London. It’s a friendly, safe and walkable city filled with parks and green spaces. Southampton is located on the English south coast which offers one of the warmest climates in the UK.

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University of Southampton Subject Areas

Subject Areas

Accounting and Finance, Aerospace and Manufacturing Engineering, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Business and Management, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics and Ancient History, Computing and IT, Creative Media, Creative Writing, Criminology, Design and Crafts, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English and Creative Writing, English Literature, Environmental Studies, Geography and Environmental Studies, Health and Social Care, History, Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations, Languages, Law, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Nursing and Midwifery, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Science, Social Policy and Administration, Sociology, Supply Chain and Logistics

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