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Undergraduate tuition fees

Find out about tuition fees for undergraduate courses starting in 2017.

Our high student to staff ratio and our emphasis on developing skills for your future career mean you will be getting excellent value.

Tuition fees for 2017/18 entry

Fees for all United Kingdom, European Union and international undergraduate students applying to start courses from September 2017.

See all undergraduate fees

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.

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).

International student fees

For more information about fees for international (non-EU) students, including details of tuition fees discounts and how to find your fee status, visit our international fees and funding page.

International fees and funding

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 2017/18 is likely to be £9,250, subject to approval from University Council and the UK Government.

The standard fee applies to all courses including:

Discounts and reductions

A discount of 1% applies if you pay in full before 2 October 2017.

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.

Fees for students who started in 2015 or 2016

Download the complete list of fees for all students who started studies in past years.

How do 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 loansHow to pay your fees


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

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