The University of Southampton
Engineering and the EnvironmentUndergraduate study

Studying here

In the top 1% per cent of universities worldwide (QS World Rankings 2018), Southampton is a leading UK research university with world-class facilities and teaching, innovative learning environments and unmatched flexibility in our degree programmes. We back this up with superb accommodation and excellent sport and social amenities.

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Choose Southampton

Find out why you should choose Southampton for your undergraduate degree.

Outstanding reputation

We are an internationally-recognised force in engineering, audiology and environmental science. Our degree courses are highly ranked, and we were ranked first in the UK for research power in General Engineering (including audiology and environmental science) in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Teaching excellence

We have an ExxonMobil Award in recognition of excellence in engineering teaching. We also received the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Education Innovation Prize, sponsored by BNFL plc.

A member of our environmental science team has been made a National Teaching Fellow by the Higher Education Academy. The award recognises teaching excellence in higher education and demonstrates our leading role in the field of environmental sciences.

World-class facilities

We offer you world-class facilities, with over 100 specialist teaching and testing laboratories in Engineering and the Environment alone. We have also recently invested in new student design studios and workshops and our state-of-the-art Boldrewood Innovation Campus.

We are connected

Our courses are developed in line with industry advisors to ensure that our students leave us with the skills required by future employers. We work in partnership with many global companies that offer students work placements. Southampton is also part of the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme.

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