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Undergraduate fees and funding

Studying at the University of Southampton is an investment in your future. With graduates earning on average £12,000 per year more than non-graduates, it's an investment well worth making.

Find out about tuition fees, bursaries, student loans and scholarships for UK and EU students starting undergraduate courses.

Are you an international student from outside the European Union looking for information about funding? Visit the international funding section.

Undergraduate tuition fees

Find your tuition fee for undergraduate degree courses starting in September 2017.

Find your course fee

 

More information about our fees

What is included in the fee?

Your tuition fees will cover compulsory course costs, such as field trips and laboratory clothing but some courses may have additional charges associated with activities. These activities can include field trips or placements, or for required or recommended equipment. Details of any additional costs are listed on each course page and in your course module information.

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).

Standard and non-standard fees

The standard annual fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate degrees in 2017/18 is £9,250.

Some courses have non-standard fees, which are set by the individual academic unit.

The standard fee applies to all courses including:

  • our foundation year courses
  • all years of study on Bachelor of Medicine courses
  • our four-year integrated masters courses

How to pay

If you are funding your own studies or if you are an international student, you will need to pay your fees in advance.

Find out how and when to pay your fees.

Discounts and reductions

A discount of 1% applies if you pay in full before 2 October 2017. This discount applies to the 2017/18 academic year only.

Students in their final year at Southampton or who have studied with us before may be eligible for a 10 per cent discount when starting a new programme of study.

Student loans

You will not have to pay your fees at the start of the academic year if you successfully apply for a student loan. Your fees will be paid directly to the University once you enrol on your course.

More about student loans

Part-time course fees

Part time studies are charged at 50% of the full time fee, unless otherwise stated.

Work or study abroad and placement year fees for International Students

With the exception of students in Humanities, students taking a full year work or study abroad or placement year (where applicable) will be charged 50% of the full time fee. Part year study will incur full fees.

Students in Humanities taking a full year work or study abroad or placement year (where applicable) will be charged 40% of the full time fee. Part year study will incur full fees.

Fees from previous years

Funding

There are a number of undergraduate funding opportunities available to help you fund your time at university.

Apply for a student loan to cover your tuition fees

Student loans

Students from the UK or EU can apply for a loan to help pay for tuition fees. Learn more about how to get a loan and how you can pay it back after university.

Get a bursary or fee waiver to help pay your fees

Bursaries and fee waivers

Eligible UK and EU students may benefit from a reduced fee, cash bursary or a combination of the two. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

Scholarships are offered by some subject areas

Scholarships

Scholarships may be offered by your chosen subject area. Discover if you are eligible for a scholarship.

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