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Information for students from Chile

Find out about the Chilean 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) Chilean Senior High School with an overall minimum of grade 5 or 75%
Engineering Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics and geophysics) Chilean Senior High School with an overall minimum of grade 5 or 75%
Science Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in biology, chemistry and other science-related courses)

Chilean Senior High School with an overall minimum of grade 5 or 75%

Please note that this course does not progress to an undergraduate degree in medicine.

Undergraduate entry requirements

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

High grades in UK A levels 
International Baccalaureate (IB) between 28 and 38 points 

Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes Chilean Licenciatura, Maestria or Doctorado from a recognised University or an equivalent professional qualification approved by the University with an overall qualification of at least 5.5 out of 7 
PhD programmes Good grades in bachelors and masters degrees awarded by a recognised university, and a strong research proposal

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 Chilean student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Chile to the University each year.In 2016/17 we have 12 Chilean students studying with us.

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.

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

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