University of Southampton

Information for students from Cyprus

Find out about the Cypriot 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 

International Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate degree in management, humanities, arts and social sciences) Apolytirion with overall grade 17

Devlet Lise Diplomasi / Turk Maarif Kolejc certificate with overall grade 8
Engineering Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in engineering, physics, computer science and geophysics) Apolytirion with overall grade 17 with grade 17 in maths and physics

Devlet Lise Diplomasi / Turk Maarif Kolejc certificate with overall grade 8 with grade 8 in maths and physics
Science Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in biology, chemistry and other science-related courses) Apolytirion with overall grade 17 with grade 17 in Science subjects

Devlet Lise Diplomasi / Turk Maarif Kolejc certificate with overall grade 8 with grade 8 in science subjects

Please note that this course does not progress to an undergraduate degree in medicine. If you are interested in studying medicine at degree level you are advised to consider BSc Biomedical Sciences.

Undergraduate entry requirements

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

UK A levels with grades from BBB to A*AA 
International Baccalaureate (IB) with grades from 30 to 38 
Apolytirion of Lykeion (minimum grades 18 -19 out of 20 or 80 - 90%) plus either two UK A levels (minimum grades A or B) or successful completion of a recognised foundation programme 
Lise Bitirme Diplomasi or Turk Maarif Kolejc certificate with minimum grades 8.5 - 9.0 plus either two UK A Levels (minimum grades A or B) or successful completion of a recognised foundation programme 

 Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes Bachelor's degree (Ptychion / Lisans Diplomasi) with a minimum overall grade of 7.0 out of 10 or 3.0 out of 4 
PhD programmes Usually good grades in both bachelors and masters programmes (Metaptychiakon Spoudon Diploma or Yuksek Lisans Diplomasi)

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 Cypriot student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Cyprus to the University each year. During 2013/14, there were 193 Cypriot students studying with us.

Undergraduate Postgraduate Research Total  
 149 29  15  193 

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 University of Southampton Greek & Cypriot Society on Facebook (log in required).

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

Useful downloads

Web linksUCAS guides in your language

Visit the UCAS website to download a translated guide to studying in the UK.