University of Southampton

University Road, Southampton

  • #78 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 20,057Total Students
  • 2,483Faculty
  • 7,090Int'l Students

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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.


Our 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.


Our 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.


About

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.


Our 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.


Our 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

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #73
  • 2014
    #=86
  • 2015
    #94
  • 2016
    #81
  • 2017
    #87
  • 2018
    #=102
  • 2019
    #96
  • 2020
    #97
  • 2021
    #90
  • 2022
    #77
  • 2023
    #78

Ranking criteria

65
Overall
50.7
Academic Reputation
56.6
Employer Reputation
63.3
Faculty Student Ratio
82.7
Citations per Faculty
96.1
International Faculty Ratio
93.8
International Students Ratio
96.7
International Research Network
42.8
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
20,057

30%
70%

International students
7,090

54%
46%

Total faculty staff
2,483

1007
1476

Total students
20,057

30%
70%

International students
7,090

54%
46%

Total faculty staff
2,483

1476
1007
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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.

Campus locations

Highfield Campus,

University Road , Southampton , Southampton , United Kingdom , SO17 1BJ

Avenue Campus,

Southampton, United Kingdom , Southampton , United Kingdom ,

Winchester School of Art,

Winchester, United Kingdom , Winchester , United Kingdom ,

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS),

Southampton, United Kingdom , Southampton , United Kingdom ,

University Hospital Southampton,

Southampton, United Kingdom , Southampton , United Kingdom ,

Boldrewood Innovation Campus,

Burgess Road, Southampton , Southampton , United Kingdom , S016 7QF

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