University of Southampton

University of Southampton, located in Southampton, England is a is a public research university. The University of Southampton offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in over 65 subject areas. The University specialises in the areas of Research, Education, Medicine, and Engineering. 

  • Average Tuition GBP 20,000
  • Students 24,078
  • International Students 36%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 32,600
  • Intakes Fall
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

The University of Southampton was officially established in 1952, however its history goes as far back as 1862 when The Hartley Institute is formed; later called, the Hartley University College in 1902. Hence from very humble beginnings, the University of Southampton has risen to become a world-renowned institution. Today it is regarded is one of the UK’s top institutions for engineering, computer science and medicine. 

University of Hampton is making a huge impact through its research; from new approaches to sustainable power to pioneering treatments for conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. It is also one of the leading entrepreneurial universities in the UK, having successfully spun out 12 companies since 2000. The University works with more than 300 businesses around the world including industry leaders such as Rolls-Royce, Microsoft, IBM and Phillips. Its business incubator has supported over 30 companies, helping them to raise millions of pounds in investment.

Master Programs

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    Accounting and Finance

    GBP 19,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Biomedical Science

    GBP 20,550 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

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    Business

    GBP 23,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Business Administration

    GBP 23,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Chemistry

    GBP 20,550 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Civil Engineering

    GBP 20,550 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Computer Science

    GBP 20,550 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminology

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Cultural Politics

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

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    Design

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    Economics

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Education

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Environmental Engineering

    GBP 21,360 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

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    Environmental Pollution Control

    GBP 20,550 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Film Studies

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

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    Finance

    GBP 19,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    Fine Arts

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    Health Sciences

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    History

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    International Relations

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Law

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

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    Management

    GBP 17,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Marketing Management

    GBP 17,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Master of Music

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Medicine

    GBP 21,360 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Micro and Nanotechnology

    GBP 20,550 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Microbiology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, and clinical aspects of microorganisms.

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    Philosophy

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Physiotherapy

    GBP 19,435 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physical Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, kinesiology, health promotion, rehabilitation, wellness, and prevention of injury.

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    Political Science

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Psychology

    GBP 20,550 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Public Health

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

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    Risk Management

    GBP 17,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Risk Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of advanced accounting; audit tools and techniques; sampling; risk and control; audit planning; audit function management; laws and regulations; environmental auditing; information technology applications; professional standards and ethics; and specific industry and service sector problems.

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    Sociology

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Statistics

    GBP 16,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 128
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 20
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 96
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 101
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 73
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 23

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 92
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required
  • Minimum PTE 62

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    Established in 1862

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    The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, became the Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Southampton in 2004.

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            2013-2014, Master of Science (MSc), Social Statistics

            The most relative modules to the applied statistics is listed, which make students ready to work and involve in most modern approaches in the field of statistics.

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            2010-2013, Bachelor of Arts (BA), History

            The Humanities gave me the chance to develop skills, meet new people and explore ideas that I never thought possible. With three international Arts venues on campus and over 300 student groups it was brilliant. The opportunities really are endless!

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            2006-2010, Master of Science in Marketing Management

            Southampton has a peaceful environment which promotes concentration for studies delivering a well balanced overall experience of excellent learning and cultural environment . It is one of the world's best universities. It has all the elements to help you to achieve your goal. I highly recommend!