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What can you study?

Every year we welcome international students from all over the world on our undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. If you need to improve your English language and study skills, our pre-sessional or foundation courses can help you to get ready for your degree.

At the University of Southampton we are committed to providing an exceptional learning experience. You will learn from leading academics and benefit from innovative learning methods

As an international student you can apply for any of our undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses as long as you meet the entry requirements. Visit the courses section to find the right degree for you. We also offer foundation years and pre-sessional courses that are specially designed to help you reach the required level of English language and academic ability for entry onto your main degree. Find out more below.

If you would like an international education experience as part of your degree programme, you could choose to study at the University of Southampton Malaysia. Undergraduate students spend two years of study at the UoSM followed by two years of study at our UK Campus. View our undergraduate courses on offer here. The UoSM offers an Engineering Foundation Year too.

You could also choose to study here as part of a study-abroad or exchange scheme.

You will find information about entry requirements on the web pages for your chosen course. You can also visit the page for your country to find out about entry requirements.

Foundation years

Our one-year foundation years can help you meet the entry requirements for one of our undergraduate degree courses. There are three foundation year courses to prepare students for different areas of study.

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International Foundation Year

For EU and international students in law, arts, humanities, management and Economic, Social and Political Science  

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Science Foundation Year

The start of a four-year BSc or five-year MSc/MChem/MEnvSci for UK, EU and international students  

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Engineering Foundation Year

The start of a four-year MEng for UK, EU and international students based at the University of Southampton Malaysia.

Pre-sessional courses for undergraduate study

These short courses take place before the academic year begins and will help you meet the entry requirements for your undergraduate degree.

Preparing for postgraduate study

Improve your language and research skills to prepare you for postgraduate study in the UK.

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English skills

Improve your academic English ready for postgraduate study  

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Pre-masters course

Prepare for your UK masters studies. Pre-masters courses run for one or two semesters

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