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Information for students from Barbados

Find out about the Barbadian 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 year 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:

High grades in CAPE 
High grades in UK A levels 
Between 28 and 38 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB) 
High grades in Associate Degree from Barbados Community College 

Postgraduate entry requirements

Masters programmes Good grades in bachelors degree awarded by a recognised Caribbean university or an equivalent professional qualification approved by the University
PhD programmes Good grades in bachelors and masters degrees awarded by a recognised university, and a strong research proposal

English language entry requirements

Students from Barbados do not need to take an English language test to demonstrate their level of English proficiency. Find out more about our English language requirements and support.

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The Barbadian student community

We are pleased to welcome students from Barbados to the University each year. In 2016/17 we have 2 Barbadian 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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