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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how data science and artificial intelligence inform us about human behaviour. Gain the skills to work in sociology and criminology-related careers and develop your own specialist research project.