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We have opportunities available for EU and international students to apply and study with us for either one semester or a full year in one of our study abroad programmes. Find your discipline of interest below to know more details about modules, how to apply, our application deadlines and the tuition fees that apply to you.

Study abroad pathways

Study abroad pathways

Our study abroad programme offers modules from a wide range of disciplines across our University. Choose your discipline of interest below to discover the pathways available to you.

Disciplines which are not included in the tabs below are not currently on offer, these include our Health Science disciplines: nursing, midwifery or podiatry.

Interested in:

  • Biology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Oceanography
  • Marine Biology
  • Zoology

You can explore all modules available on the course pages below and state your preferred modules in the application form. 

Biological Sciences courses
Ocean and Earth Science courses

Please apply for our general Studyabroad@Southampton pathway.

You can also choose a pathway in Geography

Please apply to our Geography Studyabroad@Southampton pathway.

Interested in:

  • Archaeology
  • English
  • Film
  • History
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy

These disciplines are offered as part of Humanities Studyabroad@Southampton pathway.

The pathway includes a wide range of modules from the undergraduate curriculum.

Interested in:

Fashion and textile design
Fashion Marketing
Graphic arts
Games design
These disciplines are taught at our Winchester School of Art (WSA).

The School offers its own study abroad pathway.

English Plus: Study Year Abroad (1 year)

The programme is designed for students to help them improve their language skills as a condition of entry to the University of Southampton, or for those who have already met the English language conditions for entry to the University, but who want to find out more about the use of English in academic study and expectations relating to academic life in the UK. 

Please be aware that the application deadline for this programme will vary depending on your start date.

Interested in:

  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Social statistics and demography
  • Politics and International Relations

These disciplines are offered by our Social Sciences Studyabroad@Southampton pathway.

The pathways offer the option to study modules from a specific discipline or from several disciplines across the Faculty.

Interested in:

  • Business

This discipline sits within the Southampton Business School.

The School offers its own study abroad pathway.

Interested in:

  • Law

This discipline is taught at the Southampton Law School.

The modules available are listed on the Law School course pages. You can state your preferred modules in the application form

Please apply for our general Studyabroad@Southampton pathway.

Interested in:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Electronic engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechatronic engineering
  • Computer science
  • Software engineering
  • Information technology

You can explore all modules available on the course pages below and state your preferred modules in the application form.

Physics and Astronomy courses

Electronics and Computer Science courses

Chemistry courses

Please apply for our general Studyabroad@Southampton pathway.

Interested in:

  • Acoustical engineering
  • Aeronautics and astronautics
  • Audiology
  • Civil engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Ship science

You can state your preferred modules in the application form. All modules are available on the Engineering course pages.

Please apply for our general Studyabroad@Southampton pathway.

Application deadlines

Semester 1 only (September-January)

Full year (September - June)

 15 May

Semester 2 only (January - June)

 15 October

Tuition fees

Study Abroad students will pay tuition fees to the University of Southampton with a discount of 5%.

If your institution has a study abroad agreement with the University of Southampton you may be eligible for a different fee.

Length of studyEU studentsInternational (Non-EU)
classroom based - general
International (Non-EU)
lab based - Science
One semester £4,393 £7,625 £9,369
Full year £8,786 £15,250 £18,738

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Guaranteed accommodation


Study Abroad students are guaranteed accommodation for the duration of their stay in Southampton. Explore our halls of residence and apply.


Visa & Immigration

You may require a visa to study in the UK. Learn about the visa application process and get support from our visa team.

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Arriving in the UK

Learn about our warm welcome for our international students and how we help you settle in.

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Summer schools

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Incoming students guide

Download our guide for incoming exchange and study abroad students, which includes details on how to apply, module availability, accommodation and practical information.

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