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Health SciencesPostgraduate study

Studying here

Choose Southampton and you will become part of a strong postgraduate research and taught student community, work collaboratively with internationally-respected academics and be a part world-leading research as it happens. If you choose to study at Southampton you will gain access to state-of-the-art facilities, expert support services and a wide range of training and development opportunities.

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How to Apply

Find out more about the postgraduate application process.

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Discover our accommodation options and how you can apply.

Why choose Health Sciences at Southampton?

On all measures of academic excellence, Health Sciences at Southampton ranks among the leading centres in Britain in terms of research output and expertise. It has continued to receive high scores in research assessment exercises, delivers high quality publications in health sciences and also has a successful record of raising research funding and grants from funding organisations.

Within Health Sciences our postgraduate students form a lively, close-knit and outward-looking community. All postgraduates are supervised by a team of academic staff committed to high quality research and teaching, supported by an experienced administrative team. Some students have co-supervision from colleagues from other, related disciplines such as Psychology, Medicine and Education.

The city

Southampton is a thriving modern city, steeped in history and with a rich mix of recreation, culture and entertainment. Cinemas, sports facilities, internationally acclaimed arts venues and one of the UK’s top shopping centres – the city has something for everyone.

Unilink buses provide easy access to the city, the airport and coach and train stations. As well as excellent links to Europe via cross-channel ferries from Portsmouth and Poole, there are frequent flights to continental destinations from Southampton and Bournemouth International Airports.

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