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Information for students from Mauritius

Find out about the Mauritian student community at Southampton, entry requirements for our courses and other information specific to your country.

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Entry requirements

This information is for general guidance only; entry requirements vary for different courses. For more specific details, please visit the relevant course web page or contact the admissions office for your chosen subject area.

Foundation year entry requirements

If you do not have the traditional entry requirements for our undergraduate courses, you may be able to qualify by doing one of our foundation programmes first. To find out more, visit our foundation years page, contact one of our Mauritian representatives or contact the International Office team.

Undergraduate entry requirements

To be considered for a place on one of our undergraduate (bachelors) degrees, you will need:

High grades in the Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (HSC) 
High grades in UK A levels 
Between 28 and 38 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB) 

 Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes Bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD from a recognised Mauritian Higher Education institution
PhD programmes Good grades in bachelors and masters degrees awarded by a recognised university, and a strong research proposal

English language entry requirements

You will need to be able to demonstrate the required level of English language proficiency. Mauritian students who have achieved a minimum grade C in English in the Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (HSC) may be exempted from additional English language requirements.

Find out more about our English language requirements and support.


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The Mauritian student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Mauritius to the University each year. In 2016/17 we have 32 Mauritian students studying with us.

Student-run clubs and societies

Getting involved in clubs and societies is a great way to meet other students from your country and from around the world. There are many societies run by the University's Students' Union (SUSU) for different interests, religions, sports and academic groups. You may be interested in joining the Southampton Mauritian Society (Facebook log in required).  

Visit the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU) website for more information about clubs and societies.

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The Mauritian student community

We welcomed 31 students from your country in 2013/14.
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