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The University of Southampton
Winchester School of Art

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

Studio-based pathways and MA Fine Art

Management-based pathways

MA Contemporary Curation

MA Luxury Brand Management


Other qualifications are considered on an individual basis for all programmes and pathways.

English Language Requirements

Students must comply with the following University of Southampton’s English language entry requirements:  

Studio-based pathways and MA Fine Art

Management-based pathways and MA Contemporary Curation

Postgraduate Research

Test results should be less than two years old at the time of expected registration at the University of Southampton and must be verified before admission. For a full list of English language tests accepted please see here

Please note: Students from certain countries where English is the first language may be exempt. Please click on this link or contact us for confirmation.

Pre-Sessional course in English for Academic Purpose (EAP) Deposits

Together with the Centre for Language Study, we offer six and 10 week Pre-Sessional courses in English for Academic Purpose (EAP). If you feel you would benefit from taking part in any of these programmes or if you are required to join one as a condition of your offer to study, please visit the Centre for Language Study website

If you have any queries regarding our entry requirements please get in touch. Visit the Contact us page to find out how


All successful applicants for full-time taught programmes need to pay a deposit to secure their place within 30 days of accepting of the University's offer (home/EU students: £250; overseas students: £1,000). Your deposit will only be refunded, normally after enrolment, if you have failed to satisfy the conditions of the offer or if you have been refused a visa. When you enrol on your programme, your deposit will be offset against your tuition fees.

A deposit is NOT required from students sponsored by their government or other official body. Please supply a letter on their headed notepaper confirming that they will pay your tuition fees.

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