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University of Southampton (Soton) — public non-profit university. It is located in Southampton, United Kingdom. As a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), European University Association (EUA), Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), The Russell Group, Universities UK, Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), Soton is actively working on developing the academic environment.
Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 109 position in the world.
Soton does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.
The academic calendar at Soton is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in United Kingdom. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. The cost of study at Soton is the same for locals and foreigners — from 5,685 USD per year. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.
In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
It is not possible to enter an undergraduate program at Soton after the 11th grade. In United Kingdom, school education lasts longer than 11 years, so applicants need to complete one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.), or study for a year at a university in their home country. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 72. The IELTS score is not lower than 5.
Master's degree at Soton
When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. In order to enroll at Soton for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS. IELTS — 5.5 or higher. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at Soton.
Doctorate degree at Soton
If you are applying for a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS, TOEFL or CAE. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 81 points. The minimum score for IELTS is 6.
The suburban campus of Soton combines features of an urban and rural campus. It is located outside the big city, which allows you to focus on your studies. However, it is also not too far, opening up access to more types of recreation, both outdoors and in the city (theaters, museums, restaurants). University students have access to the library. It contains a collection of scientific papers, textbooks and fiction. The exchange of intercultural experience occupies a special place in training at Soton. The educational institution regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs and organizes various joint events.