There is no deadline for application to the pre-Masters programme. However we advise you to allow at least two months between applying and the start of your programme in order to have sufficient time to apply for a visa.
Academic Entry Requirements
A bachelor degree from a recognised institution. *There are specific entry requirements by country online. Some pre-Masters pathways have subject specific requirements that must be met before joining the pre-Masters Programme. Click here for details.
|1semester (Jan start)||1 semester (Jan start)||2 semester (Sept start)||2 semester (Sept start)|
|Overall IELTS(iBT)||Min components||Overall IELTS(iBT)||Min components|
|Engineering, Management(except MSc HRM), Humanities (Except English Literature) and Winchester School of Art pathways||6.0(81)||5.5||5.5(71)||5.5|
|Law, Humanities (English Literature only) and Management (HRM only)||6.5(81)||6.0||6.0(81)||5.5|
|Humanities pathway leading to MA Medieval and Renaissance Culture||7.0(81)||6.5||6.5(71)||6.0|
For applicants who do not already meet the English language requirements for pre-Masters programmes starting in September the University has a 6 week pre-sessional programme available. For further information click here. Please note that this programme is only suitable for pre-Masters programmes starting in September that require a minimum of IELTS 5.5 (across all components).
How to Apply
Applications are made direct to the University of Southampton.
To apply for the pre-Masters programme please use the online postgraduate application form.
If you have any queries regarding admission please contact the pre-Masters Admissions team as follows:
Tel: +44 23 8059 8062
Fax: +44 23 8059 2157
The pre-Masters Admissions Team is available from 0900 to 1700 UK time on weekdays.
All pre-Masters students will be given assistance in finding accommodation and those joining the programme in September will be guaranteed a single room in University accommodation if their accommodation application is received by 1 August (terms and conditions apply).
For more information about how to apply to the University, visit our dedicated web pages.
- Pre-Masters Programme Introduction
- Pre-Masters Programme Structure and Assessment
- Pre-Masters Programme Finance, Fees and Key Dates
- Southampton Management School
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