University of Southampton
As one of the UK’s leading research universities, ranked among the top 75 universities in the world, we offer an outstanding postgraduate education.
Whether you are studying a taught course or research programme, you will be working in a dynamic environment with internationally renowned academics. You will have the opportunity to gain transferable skills that will give you a competitive edge in today’s global careers market, whether your ambitions are in research or industry.
You will have a warm welcome when you join our friendly postgraduate community. With access to our Students’ Union, Staff Social Centre and state-of-the-art sports centre, all based on an attractive green campus, you have all the ingredients for a fantastic student experience.
Southampton is a thriving modern city, steeped in history and culture, with leafy parks that make it the greenest city in southern England.
The University of Southampton is a hub of invention and creativity. Research shapes everything we do, from our innovative teaching methods to our impressive portfolio of spin-out companies. We aspire to change the world for the better through our research, education, innovation and enterprise.
We are among the top 15 UK universities for research, receiving more than £95m in research grants and contracts each year. We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group. Education lies at the heart of our strong research culture and you will be part of world-leading research as it takes place.
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Services and facilities
At Southampton, we're proud of our excellent facilities and the services that we guarantee to all our students. Whether you need advice on paying tuition fees or help finding an obscure book, we have the resources to ensure that your time with us is stimulating and productive. If you have a disability, specific learning difficulty or chronic medical condition, we have specialist equipment and assistive technology.
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All our postgraduate students benefit from the world-class research facilities that make Southampton one of the best learning environments in the UK. Our industry-leading facilities include wind tunnels designed for engineering excellence, the National Oceanography Centre Southampton and the Broadlands Archives.
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We also provide a wealth of social and leisure activities - including cafes, restaurants, bars, shop, medical centres, hair and beauty salon, banks, theatre, concert hall, art gallery, cinema, nightclub and great sporting facilities.
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How to apply
Postgraduate applications are made using our online application form. To apply, you must satisfy the University’s general entry requirements as well as specific requirements for your chosen programme.
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Fees and funding
As a postgraduate student you will need to pay annual tuition fees to the University. You will also need to consider your living costs, including accommodation fees, study materials and social activities. For some courses or research programmes you may be able to apply for funding from the University or from external sources to cover your tuition fees and living expenses.
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Contact details for specific course queries can be found on the relevant course page of the website.
University of Southampton
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