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Fees and funding for international students

Find out everything you need to know about international (non-EU) student finances at undergraduate or postgraduate level, including tuition fees and scholarships for international students.

With fixed tuition fees and a discount for payment in full, we aim to make studying at the University of Southampton affordable.

If you are a student from the European Union (EU) please see our fees and funding information for UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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University of Southampton scholarships for Foundation and Undergraduate students

Funding opportunities are available to international (non-EU) students, from the University or from external sources.

Southampton International Merit Scholarships

The University of Southampton is proud to offer the Southampton International Merit Scholarships for 2016/17 entrants. These scholarships of up to £5,000 per student seek to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to attracting bright, ambitious students from all backgrounds onto our courses.

Scholarships available for international foundation year students

Foundation Year

Scholarships of up to £5000 are available for selected international students applying for the International Foundation Year who have very good academic high school results.

Scholarships available for undergraduate international students

Undergraduate

Scholarships of up to £3000 are available to international students applying for undergraduate courses who have excellent exam results.

There may also be external funding opportunities available from our international partners or from funders in your country.

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University of Southampton scholarships for postgraduate taught (Masters) students

Scholarships are available to international (non-EU) postgraduate Masters students, from the University or from external sources.

Southampton International Merit Scholarships

Scholarships of up to £5000 are available for selected students applying for masters courses in the faculties of:

Learn more about Southampton International Merit scholarships

Scholarships from other faculties

Choose your subject area below to discover the funding opportunities on offer.

Faculty of Business, Law & Art

Southampton Business School Southampton Law School Winchester School of Art

Faculty of Social, Human & Mathematical Sciences

Southampton Education School  Geography and Environment  Mathematical Sciences Psychology  Social Sciences

Our funding by subject area page lists all of the academic department funding opportunities available.

There may also be external funding opportunities available from our international partners or from funders in your country.

University of Southampton funding for postgraduate research students

There are a number of different funding opportunities available for international postgraduate research students. These opportunities include the Postgraduate Research Scholarship fund, which awards successful applicants £7,000 per year for three years.

Our funding by subject area page lists all of the academic department funding opportunities available.

There may also be external funding opportunities available from our international partners or from funders in your country.

Explore postgraduate research funding opportunities

External scholarships and funding for international students

We also have scholarship and funding partnerships with a range of highly regarded external organisations.  

We welcome students whose studies are sponsored through embassies, governments and employers worldwide. There may be country-specific funding available for students from your country or region.

Fees

Fixed tuition fees

International students starting at the University from the 2016/17 and 2017/18 academic years will pay the same fixed fee for each year of their course up to a maximum of four years.

Tuition fee discounts

You will receive a one per cent discount if you pay in full by 3 October 2016. If you have studied with us before, you could also receive 10 per cent off postgraduate course fees.

Find out more about paying tuition fees.

International fees

We generally charge two levels of fee. A ‘home’ fee applies for United Kingdom and European Union (EU) students. A higher ‘overseas’ fee applies for students from countries outside the EU.

For full details and to check which fee applies to you, check your fee status.

If you are a student from the European Union (EU) please see our tuition fees information for UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students.

 

Fees for all courses starting in September 2016

Undergraduate course feesPostgraduate course fees

This information is for the 2016/17 academic year. If you are looking for information about fees and funding for previous years, please visit the Student Services Centre website.

Standard and non-standard fees

Some courses have non-standard fees, which are set by the individual academic unit. Please contact your academic unit directly for details of non-standard fees.

What is included in the fee?

Our fees for full-time study for international students from outside the EU include the full cost of tuition, examinations, Students' Union membership and research support expenses (where applicable).

Undergraduate fees for the 2017/18 academic year

Postgraduate fees for the 2017/18 academic year

All postgraduate fees for the 2017/18 academic year will be updated on our postgraduate fees page in summer 2016.

Contact us

Do you have questions about international student finances? Email us at international@southampton.ac.uk or use our online contact form:

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