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Information for students from Turkey

Find out about the Turkish 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) Lise Diplomasi, achieving a minimum of 70% overall
Engineering Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in engineering, physics, computer science and geophysics) Lise Diplomasi, achieving a minimum of 80% overall with at least 80% in maths and physics.
Science Foundation Year (progressing to undergraduate courses in biology, chemistry and other science-related courses) Lise Diplomasi, achieving a minimum of 80% overall with at least 80% in maths and a science subject

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:

Lise Diplomasi and successful completion of a recognised foundation programme
Successful completion of at least one year of university study in Turkey
High grades in UK A levels
Between 28 and 38 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB)

Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes

1st (85%) (3.5/4.0 GPA)
2:1 (80%) (3.0/4.0 GPA)
2:2 (75%) (2.5/4.0 GPA)

PhD programmes

An equivalent to a 2:1 in a Masters degrees awarded by a recognised university, a strong research proposal and a satisfactory performance at interview.

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 Turkish student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Turkey to the University each year. In 2016/17 we have 49 Turkish students studying with us. We also welcomed 4 Erasmus students from our Turkish 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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The good reputation of its economic department, the academic staff who have brilliant backgrounds and huge academic resources attracted me to come to the University of Southampton. The process of a PhD research programme is a long and independent voyage that you have to manage on your own time. The availability and support from the supervisors makes research look like a wonderful hobby.

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