University of Southampton

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Postgraduate Bursary Scheme

If you are starting a taught postgraduate degree in October 2015 you may be able to apply for the Postgraduate Bursary Scheme.

Take your place at the cutting-edge of postgraduate education

Take your place at the cutting-edge, among some of the most talented students and academics in the world.

Choosing to study at Southampton means becoming part of a vibrant, postgraduate community.

Over 97 per cent of the University’s research environment has been assessed as world-leading and internationally excellent


Ranked in the top one per cent of Universities in the world, with 200 taught courses and more than 90 research courses on offer, Southampton has the world-renowned academics and facilities to help you become the best in your field.

Explore our research areas and what makes them world-leading

Postgraduate visit afternoons

Learn more about postgraduate studies by visiting our campuses and facilities on one of our Postgraduate Visit Days.

Doctoral Training Centres

Today’s global challenges require the world’s top research talent. Southampton’s has a number of Doctoral Training Centres which rise to this challenge, providing a revolutionary learning environment for tomorrow’s leading researchers.

Careers and employability

We encourage the development of enterprising, creative attitudes and a spirit of innovation. Take as many of the opportunities that we provide as you can to enhance your future career and employability.

94.6 per cent of our postgraduate taught students and 98.3 per cent of our postgraduate research students are in graduate roles as either managers, directors and senior officials, professional occupations or associate professional and technical occupations