Aeronautical and astronautical engineering
Gain the skills to develop the next generation of planes, drones, race cars and spacecraft. We're the only Russell Group university with degrees that combine aeronautics and astronautics.
Ageing and gerontology
Learn about care provision and overcoming challenges to improve people's lives. Further your career options with our postgraduate courses, which offer the flexibility to suit your study needs.
Develop the skills to explore our human past, so we can understand how we live today. The courses we offer cover areas from maritime archaeology to bioarchaeology, paleoanthropology and heritage management.
Art, design and fashion
Winchester School of Art offers a wide range of courses, whether you're inspired by fine art, game design, graphic arts or fashion and textiles.
Explore some of the biggest problems facing the planet, from global warming to animal extinction and disease. Develop specialist skills in areas like biology, zoology or neuroscience.
Business, accounting, finance and marketing
Learn to succeed in business and shape industry practice. At Southampton Business School you'll develop the skills to understand the real-world issues facing businesses, organisations and government.
Chemistry and chemical engineering
Discover how chemistry and chemical engineering are changing the world on our flexible chemistry courses. Gain experience with a placement abroad, and explore topics like new vaccine creation or developing sustainable energy.
Civil and maritime engineering
Learn the theory and practical skills to design, build and maintain structures and systems on land or at sea. From ships to transport networks to green energy solutions, civil and maritime engineers are crucial to a sustainable society.
Computer science and software engineering
From artificial intelligence and machine learning to cyber security and the Internet of Things, we'll offer you a wide range of ways to study computer science and software engineering.
Get to the heart of modern society, and help tackle real-world problems, by learning how the economy works and how we make financial decisions. Our graduates go on to successful careers as economists, actuaries and analysts.
Explore the latest theories underpinning the study of education. Apply what you learn to bring about positive changes in teaching, education leadership or policy and research. Whether it’s early years, further and higher education or lifelong learning.
Electrical and electronic engineering
Discover the components and systems that bring electronic devices to life, and learn how electricity is generated, distributed and used at scale. Southampton is the best place in the UK to develop your knowledge in electrical and electronic engineering.
Discover the rich and diverse history of literature in English, spanning over 1,000 years and 6 continents across the globe. You'll develop your conceptual thinking and learn to communicate complex ideas when you study English with us.
Study film from a wide variety of perspectives: as art, as a business, and as a cultural and historical artefact. From the earliest projected images to the present day, you'll cover cinema from Hollywood, Europe and the rest of the world.
Geography and environmental science
Gain the knowledge to explore global issues like social inequality, sustainability and climate change. Develop skills for careers in fields like environmental consultancy, and market research.
Studying history with us means you'll research, analyse and debate the past to better understand the present. Explore the ancient and modern, from empires and rebellion to social history and gender.
Languages and linguistics
Language has played a crucial role in human history. It has helped us tell stories, express ideas and share knowledge. We explore the science and culture behind language. Our staged approach to language learning will help you achieve fluency quickly.
The law affects us in multiple ways, whether it's protecting civil liberties or keeping order. You'll gain the critical thinking and communication skills to study and challenge its development and advocate for those in need of legal representation.
Build your knowledge of maths concepts and techniques on our courses in pure and applied maths, statistics and operational research. The analytical and problem-solving skills you'll develop are valued by many different employers.
Gain the theory, practical knowledge and problem-solving skills to design and build mechanical systems. Learn how to develop next-generation sustainable technologies across a range of industries.
Develop the skills to become a confident medical professional, committed to improving health and wellbeing for all.
Our music courses give you the writing, research and performance skills to become the musician you want to be. Explore genres from jazz and pop, to classical, folk and rock. Find out about gigs, networking and mentoring on our dedicated careers programme.
Nursing, midwifery and healthcare
Lead and challenge practice as you become a confident, capable healthcare professional. Choose from cardiac physiology, midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and podiatry.
Ocean and Earth science
Explore the physics and biology of the oceans and discover the evolutionary process of the Earth. You’ll learn specialist skills to move into fields like geological surveying, marine science and conservation.
Explore the big questions as part of our supportive and enthusiastic community of philosophers. Choose topics that match your interests, and learn about new perspectives, critical thought, and methods of reasoning.
Physics and astronomy
Gain theoretical and practical skills in physics, astronomy, photonics or nanoelectronics at Southampton. Develop a specialist understanding of the laws that define our universe.
Politics and international relations
Investigate governance, democracy, citizenship and the links between power and protest. Learn how to question political decision-making to help understand some of our biggest challenges, from climate change to human rights.
Discover the thought processes, emotions and behaviour of the human brain. Use specialist labs that include virtual reality, MRI and eye-tracking facilities as you work towards a career in psychology.
Sociology, social policy and criminology
Explore social sciences - whether your interests are in crime and the criminal justice system, social disparity and cultural diversity, or the effects of policy on society. Gain the quantitative and qualitative skills to conduct your own research.
Sound and vibration
Join an academic community that's exploring the most exciting topics in sound - from immersive audio, through advanced noise and vibration control, to hearing and audiology practice.
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