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Information for students from Cyprus

Find out about the Cypriot 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 

International Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate degree in management, humanities, arts and social sciences)

Apolytirion (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) achieving a minimum overall grade of 17

Devlet Lise Diplomasi (High School Diploma) achieving a minimum overall grade of 8.5

Engineering Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics and geophysics)

Apolytirion (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate), achieving a minimum overall grade 18.5 with 18 in maths or physics

Devlet Lise Diplomasi (High School Diploma), achieving a minimum overall grade of 8.5 with 8.5 in maths, and 8.5 in chemistry or physics

Science Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in biology, chemistry and other science-related courses)

Apolytirion (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate), achieving a minimum overall grade of 18.5 with 18 in two science subjects

Devlet Lise Diplomasi (High School Diploma), achieving a minimum overall grade of 8.5 with 8.5/10 in two science subjects

Please note that this course does not progress to an undergraduate degree in medicine.

Undergraduate entry requirements

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

UK A levels with grades from BBB to A*AA 
International Baccalaureate (IB) with grades from 30 to 38 
Apolytirion of Lykeion
18-19 overall, plus 18-19 in required subjects or 18-19 overall plus one or two A levels grades A*A to BB in required subjects, depending on the programme, or 18-19 overall plus the successful completion of a recognised foundation programme.
Lise Bitirme Diplomasi or Turk Maarif Kolejc certificate with minimum grades 8.5 - 9.0 plus either two UK A Levels (minimum grades A or B) or successful completion of a recognised foundation programme 

 Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes Bachelor's degree (Ptychion / Lisans Diplomasi) with a minimum overall grade of 7.0 out of 10 or 3.0 out of 4 
PhD programmes Good grades in both bachelors and masters degrees from a recognised university (Metaptychiakon Diploma or Yuksek Lisans Diplomasi), 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 Cypriot student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Cyprus 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. You may be interested in joining the University of Southampton Greek & Cypriot Society on Facebook (log in required).

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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