University of Southampton

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Make Southampton the start of your new world; study your Major in depth from day one, taught by world-leading academics and graduate with Honors in just three years. Choose to study your Bachelor's degree at Southampton and become an independent researcher and a critical thinker with real expertise in your chosen field.

The University of Southampton is large, public University with a global reputation for cutting-edge research and innovation. Part of the exclusive Russell Group, often likened to the UK equivalent of the Ivy League, the University of Southampton is ranked 8th in the UK for research intensity and proud to be ranked within the top 100 universities worldwide. (QS World Rankings 2021).

With 23,000 students and 6,500 international students from 130 countries, the university offers a friendly, welcoming and multicultural environment for you to thrive. Despite our large student population, our University provides you with a close-knit community-driven experience in a leafy green suburban campus close to the city of Southampton and just over one hour away from London.

Areas of Expertise

The University of Southampton offers over 300 programmes spanning Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Environmental and Life Sciences and Medicine. Our degrees are three years as standard but also offer the opportunity to take a four year integrated Masters, Year in Industry or Study Abroad.

Popular undergraduate programmes include:

Engineering: Electrical, Civil, Aeronautic & Astronautic, Mechanical, Automotive, Acoustical – highly ranked in UK and globally

Law: Canadian Constitutional Law offered within our three year LLB and active Canadian Law Society

Ocean & Earth Sciences: one of the world's research centres (National Oceanography Centre), Field Work focus.

Music: Number 1 department in the UK (REF)

Medicine & Health Sciences: Early patient contact and largest number of research centres in the UK outside of London and one of two MSc Allergy providers in the world)

Computer Science/Electronics: Development of Optical Fibres, former faculty include inventor of worldwide web, Sir Tim Berners Lee

Graphic Arts & Fashion and Textiles: one of few Russell Groups to house an Art & Design School

On Campus Housing

 # BedsLowestHighest
Female only:Lowest: $200Highest: $400
Male only:Lowest: $200Highest: $400
Co-ed:Lowest: $200Highest: $400
Family:Lowest: $500Highest: $800

All of our Housing is Single Dorm with shared kitchen for up to 8 students. A large number of our Dorm apartments offer en-suite bathrooms.

Students can select a preference for same sex, no alcohol and quiet dorm apartments.

Off Campus Housing

Off-campus housing is an option for all students and we recommend visiting our Students Union Lettings Service for advice.

Incoming Students

300 programmes are available at the undergraduate level, including single Major, double Major and Major-Minor.

International students are are provided with an International Orientation Week, free Meet & Greet airport pick-up and are guaranteed on-campus housing for all years of study.

Career Planning

University of Southampton Careers Service offer Careers guidance, Alumni Mentoring, faculty-specific and university-wide careers fairs, paid and unpaid internships, and a part-time jobs portal.

Students can also choose to pause their studies for a year to undertake a placement year in employment. Some of our programmes such as Business and Engineering also have the option of an integrated year in industry.

Modified on June 16, 2022

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