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Information for students from Bangladesh

Find out about the Bangladeshi student community at Southampton, entry requirements for our courses and other information specific to your country.

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Entry requirements

This information is for general guidance only; entry requirements vary for different courses. For more specific details, please visit the relevant course web page or contact the admissions office for your chosen subject area.

Foundation year entry requirements

If you do not have the traditional entry requirements for our undergraduate courses, you may be able to qualify by doing one of our foundation programmes first. To find out more, visit our foundation years page or contact the International Office team.

Undergraduate entry requirements

To be considered for a place on one of our undergraduate (bachelors) degrees, you will need:

High grades of above 70% in their 3-year bachelor degree of science, arts or commerce in Bangladesh 
Completion of a foundation year in the UK 

 Postgraduate entry requirements

MSc/ MA/ LLM

A relevant masters degree at minimum 70% with a bachelors degree of at least 3 years

UK 1st degree equivalent: 3.5; 3.2 depending on awarding institution
UK 2.1 degree equivalent: 3.0; 2.75 depending on awarding institution

MSc Engineering

A masters degree at minimum 60% with a bachelors degree of at least 3 years

UK 1st degree equivalent: 3.5; 3.2 depending on awarding institution
UK 2.1 degree equivalent: 3.0; 2.75 depending on awarding institution

PhD programmes

3 year honours degree or 4 year engineering degree with a 1-2 year masters degree

UK 1st degree equivalent: 3.5; 3.2 depending on awarding institution
UK 2.1 degree equivalent: 3.0; 2.75 depending on awarding institution

English language entry requirements

You will need to be able to demonstrate the required level of English language proficiency. Find out more about our English language requirements and support.

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The Bangladeshi student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Bangladesh to the University each year. In 2015/16 we have 6 Bangladeshi students studying with us.

Undergraduate Postgraduate Research Total  
1  1 4 6

Student-run clubs and societies

Getting involved in clubs and societies is a great way to meet other students from your country and from around the world. There are many societies run by the University's Students' Union (SUSU) for different interests, religions, sports and academic groups. You may be interested in joining the Southampton University Asian Cultural Society (Facebook log in required).  

Visit the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU) website for more information about clubs and societies.

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