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Information for students from Tanzania

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

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If you have any questions about studying at the University of Southampton, please contact the International Office team.

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 Year programmes first. To find out more, visit our foundation years page, contact one of our Tanzanian 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 Tanzanian Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) exams 
High grades in UK A levels 
Between 28 and 38 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB) 
A recognised foundation year programme 

Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes

Bachelors degree awarded by a recognised Tanzanian university or an equivalent professional qualification approved by the University

UK 1st equivalent: 1st, GPA 4.4 or A
UK 2:1 equivalent: 2:1, GPA 3.5 or B+

PhD programmes

Good grades in bachelors and masters degrees awarded by a recognised university, and a strong research proposal

UK 1st equivalent: 1st, GPA 4.4 or A
UK 2:1 equivalent: 2:1, GPA 3.5 or B+

English language entry requirements

You will need to be able to demonstrate the required level of English language proficiency. Find out more about our English language requirements and support.

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The Tanzanian student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Tanzania to the University each year.

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.

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

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