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University of Southampton

University Road Southampton,
United Kingdom View map
United Kingdom
#90
Public
Very High
21,784
Yes
2,705
7,429

Postgraduate Overview

Working with the University of Southampton’s inspiring academics in a world-changing research environment, you can achieve the remarkable with a postgraduate degree from Southampton.

The University breaks down the traditional boundaries between disciplines and subjects, in order to solve the world’s greatest challenges, make a difference to people’s lives and impact industry. 

Working collaboratively together in this way combines different expertise, perspectives and experiences to focus on some of the biggest global issues, such as climate change, infectious disease and hi-tech crime. Working in this way achieves groundbreaking results, and produces even more opportunity for breakthroughs.

Southampton is home to many cutting-edge research centres, groups and institutes, creating

connections between disciplines to make this possible.


Sharing ideas and knowledge also means that Southampton courses benefit directly from the latest work, enabling you to learn from the source of the research and giving you and your education the edge.


Taught programmes


A master’s degree from Southampton will help you realise your career ambitions, deepen your knowledge and further your potential.

Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group – a UK organisation of research-intensive universities – which means your education will be informed by research as it unfolds. It is also a member of the World Universities Network.

96 per cent of Southampton’s research environment is assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent (latest Research Excellence Framework, 2014).

High-profile organisations such as Apple, Ernst & Young, IBM, the MoD, the BBC and the NHS recruit our graduates.


Research programmes

With the chance to work alongside world-leading academics, with access to cutting-edge facilities and global collaborations, a research degree at Southampton is the first step to becoming a leader in your field.


Southampton partners with global businesses, including Rolls-Royce, Microsoft, Lloyd’s Register, Formula 1 and PwC.

It is also part of the Science and Engineering South Consortium, the most powerful cluster of research-intensive universities in the world.

Southampton will give you support to enable you to build your profile as a researcher – from writing research papers and enhancing your presentation skills, to applying for funding to attend international conferences and research visits.


University Highlights

University of Southampton is one of the top Public universities in Southampton, United Kingdom. It is ranked #90 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 21,784

28%
72%

International students - 7,429

47%
53%

Total faculty staff - 2,705

1149
1556

Total students - 21,784

28%
72%

International students - 7,429

47%
53%

Total faculty staff - 2,705

1556
1149

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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