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The University of Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Students on its postgraduate taught and research courses enjoy an innovative learning experience and contribute to research alongside experts who are changing the world. With a collaborative approach to research and education and strong links with industry, government bodies and charities, graduates have gone on to work with companies including Rolls-Royce, British Airways, Marwell Wildlife, BAE Systems and the NHS.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
7,622 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 81%
- Part Time 19%
- UK 45%
- EU 7%
- Other 49%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||90||640||725|
|Accounting & Finance||0||580||580|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||185||155||340|
|Geography & Environmental Science||160||135||295|
|Art & Design||25||120||150|
|Physics & Astronomy||85||0||85|
|Communication & Media Studies||15||45||65|
|Librarianship & Information Management||5||60||60|
|Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering||5||40||40|
|Aural & Oral Sciences||5||35||35|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||5||0||5|
|Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism||0||5||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance
- Find and check tuition fees for specific courses on our Course Chooser.
- Get information about postgraduate loans and other funding available.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Southampton offers a wide range of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries. Contact the postgraduate admissions team in the relevant school to find out more.
- The Postgraduate Research Scholarship Fund awards 100 scholarships to the best applicants each year; this is open to students of all backgrounds and countries of origin.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- Southampton welcomes applications from UK or EU postgraduate students for a place in halls, which are allocated subject to availability. If the university is unable to offer a place in halls, it can advise students on securing private rented accommodation.