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Undergraduate fees and funding

Studying at the University of Southampton is an investment in your future. With graduates earning on average £12,000 per year more than non-graduates, it's an investment well worth making.

Find out about tuition fees, bursaries, student loans and scholarships for UK and EU students starting undergraduate courses.

Are you an international student from outside the European Union looking for information about funding? Visit the international funding section.

Undergraduate tuition fees

Find your tuition fee for undergraduate degree courses starting in September 2019.

Find your course fee

What is included in the fee?

Your tuition fees will cover compulsory course costs, such as field trips and laboratory clothing but some courses may have additional charges associated with activities. These activities can include field trips or placements, or for required or recommended equipment. Details of any additional costs are listed on each course page and in your course module information.

Our fees for full-time study for international students from outside the EU include the full cost of tuition, examinations, Students' Union membership and research support expenses (where applicable).

How to pay

If you are funding your own studies or if you are an international student, you will need to pay your fees in advance.

Find out how and when to pay your fees.

Alumni Discount

Students in their final year at Southampton or who have studied with us before may be eligible for a 10 per cent discount when starting a new programme of study.

Student loans

You will not have to pay your fees at the start of the academic year if you successfully apply for a student loan. Your fees will be paid directly to the University once you enrol on your course.

More about student loans

Part-time course fees

Part time studies are charged at 50% of the full time fee, unless otherwise stated.

Year in Employment fees

The tuition fee for a Year in Employment is 20% of the annual tuition fee for the course. This applies to UK/EU students and international students with a Tier 4 visa.

Fees for other types of placements may vary. If you are unsure, contact the student office for your course.

Study abroad and exchange fees

Fees for students doing a placement abroad can found on the study abroad fees and funding page.

Fees from previous years


There are a number of undergraduate funding opportunities available to help you fund your time at university.

Apply for a student loan to cover your tuition fees

Student loans

Students from the UK or EU can apply for a loan to help pay for tuition fees. Learn more about how to get a loan and how you can pay it back after university.

Get a bursary or fee waiver to help pay your fees


Eligible UK and EU students may benefit from a cash bursary. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.

Scholarships are offered by some subject areas


Scholarships may be offered by your chosen subject area. Discover if you are eligible for a scholarship.

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