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Learn, grow, and find your place at the University of Southampton

There's more to choosing your university than finding the right degree course.

Here at Southampton, we've created a community where you'll not only learn from the best, but also grow as a person, make lifelong friends, and do the things you've always wanted to do.

It's all about the opportunities.

Explore our courses

Explore our courses

Explore our undergraduate degrees and courses. Unlock your potential at the University by undertaking a BA, BSc or BEng over 3 or 4 years.

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Discover our amazing facilities

Our incredible facilities include everything from a coral reef laboratory to a 138m towing tank. Start exploring using our Virtual Open Day.

Open Days at the University of Southampton

Attend an Open Day

Get a first-hand insight into our wonderful campus facilities and find out more about what it's like to live and study at a leading UK university.

Download a prospectus

Download a prospectus

Our undergraduate prospectus provides key information on courses and student life in Southampton.

Applications for 2020 are now open

Applications for entry for our undergraduate courses in September 2020 are now officially open.

We've put together information and a step-by-step guide on how to apply through the link below.

Apply now
A founding member of the Russell Group
A top 20 UK university*
Over 300 clubs and societies
Over 350 degree courses
Careers

Careers and employability

Our Year in Employment placement scheme, industry connections and a supportive Careers and Employability Service will help prepare you for success.

Student services

24-hour support

If you have a financial, academic or IT issue, or need special support because of a disability or health condition, we ensure help is available.

Accommodation

Guaranteed accommodation

Whatever your needs and budget, you'll find the perfect second home in halls, with all first-year undergraduates guaranteed a room.

Great city locations

We have campuses in the bustling port city of Southampton, beautiful and historic Winchester and Iskandar, Malaysia. Explore each city's personality.

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Why go to university?

Our students explain why they chose to go to university and share their tips on choosing accommodation and top things to do in Southampton.

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* Complete University Guide 2020

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