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Information for students from Poland

Find out about the Polish 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 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 from BBB to A*AA
International Baccalaureate (IB) with grades from 30 to 38
Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci / Matura with three Extended Level subjects in the 7th, 8th or 9th Stanine

Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes Licencjat / Inzynier / Bachelor degree (started from 2003) / Magister (awarded prior to 2001) with a minimum grade 4.0 / C
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 Polish student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Poland to the University each year. In 2016/17 we have 62 Polish students studying with us. We also welcomed 13 Erasmus students from our Polish partner institutions.

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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We have a number of Erasmus partnerships with higher education institutions in Poland 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

I chose the University of Southampton because it was recommended by my Polish tutor, who told me the University has a very strong Jewish Studies Institute (The Parkes Institute). As a history student with interests in Jewish history and culture, I found this most appropriate. I applied for a one-year MA course and a scholarship from the Parkes Institute. I received a positive response after three weeks and so I became a student of the University of Southampton in Jewish History and Culture with a Parkes scholarship

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