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Information for students from Bulgaria

Find out about the Bulgarian 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 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:

UK A levels with grades BBB to A*AA 
International Baccalaureate(IB) with grades from 30 to 38 
Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie an overall grade of 5.2 - 5.8 overall with 5 - 6 in subjects relevant to the chosen undergraduate course

 Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes Bachelors degree awarded after 2002 or Masters degree awarded before 1999 with an average overall grade 4-5 out of 6
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. Find out more about our English language requirements and support.

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The Bulgarian student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Bulgaria to the University each year. In 2016/17 we have 92 Bulgarian 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.

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

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UCAS guides in your language

Visit the UCAS website to download a translated guide to studying in the UK.

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