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Information for students from Greece

Find out about the Greek 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) An overall grade of 17 out of 20
Engineering Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in engineering, physics, computer science and geophysics) An overall grade of 18 out of 20 with 15 in maths and physics
Science Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in biology, chemistry and other science-related courses) An overall grade of 18 out of 20 with 15 in maths and physics

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 

Minimum overall Apolyterion grade of 17.5 – 18.5 with 15-17.5 in Pan Hellenic required subject, or minimum overall Apolyterion grade of 17.5 – 18.5 with two A-Levels BB to AA, or minimum overall Apolyterion grade of 17.5 – 18.5 with a recognised foundation programme.

Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes Bachelors degree (Ptychion) with a minimum grade of 6.5/10 awarded by an AEI or 7.0/10. (Equivalent to a UK 2:1 degree)
PhD programmes Good grades in bachelors and masters degrees (Metaptychiako Diploma Eidikefsis / Metaptychiakon Spoudon Diploma) 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 Greek student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Greece 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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We have a number of Erasmus partnerships with higher education institutions in Greece in certain subjects. For more details about our Erasmus partners in each country visit our Erasmus website

UCAS guides in your language

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

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