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Undergraduate tuition fees

Find out about tuition fees for undergraduate courses starting in 2016. Our high student to staff ratio and our emphasis on developing skills for your future career mean you will be getting excellent value.

UK and EU undergraduate tuition fees for 2016/17 entry


Standard and non-standard fees

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


The standard annual fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate degrees in 2016/17 is £9,000.

The £9,000 fee applies to all courses including:

Your tuition fees will cover compulsory course costs, such as field trips and laboratory clothing.* On some courses, there may be additional charges associated with activities such as field trips or placements, or for required or recommended equipment. Details of any additional costs will be available from the relevant department and in your course module information.

Fees for all undergraduate courses starting in September 2016

This PDF download includes details on the course name, UCAS Code, full/part time study status for United Kingdom, European Union, International, and Channel Island students.

Download the undergraduate fees PDF

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.

Fees for students starting in 2015

Download the complete list of fees for all students who started studies in September 2015.

New from 2015: fixed tuition fees for international students

International students starting at the University in the 2015/16 academic year will pay the same fixed fee for each year of their programme.

The only exceptions are programmes where clinical and non-clinical fees apply. In these instances, the non-clinical fixed fee will apply for years one and two, and the clinical fixed fee will apply for the remainder of the programme.

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).

Discounts and reductions

A discount of 1% applies if you pay in full before 3 October 2016.

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.

Visit the Paying your fees page for more information about discounts and how to pay.

Find out more about funding options for international students.

Part Time 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.

Do these fees apply to me?

Not sure if you should be paying UK/EU or international fees?

Check your fee status

For some health sciences and medicine courses, tuition fees for UK and EU students are paid by the NHS. Find out more about NHS-funded courses.

How will I pay the fees?

If you are a student from the UK or the EU, you will not have to pay your fees at the start of the academic year:

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.

More about student loans

What financial support does the University offer?

To make sure that the opportunities we offer are available to the most talented students from all backgrounds, we offer a generous financial support package. 

More about financial support

* A contribution may be necessary towards certain elements – please check with the relevant academic department for details.


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