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Here you can find out about our fees, plus loans and other financial support that might be available to you.

When planning your finances, you will also need to consider other expenses such as living costs, accommodation fees and study materials. Our student finance calculator can help you budget for your first year. Our tuition fees and support section also offers further information.

Scholarships

Achievement Award 

UK/EU students

Take an optional pre-entrance exam and you could be eligible for £5,000 per year of your studies.

Physics and Astronomy offers a scholarship scheme accessible via a competitive scholarship exam taken at our pre-Christmas Visit Days. The top five candidates in this exam will be offered a scholarship consisting of £5,000 upon registration for the first year and £5,000 per year for subsequent years subject to continuing first-class performance up to a total value of £20,000.    

Apply before Friday 24 November 2017 to have guaranteed access to the scholarship exam.  

Successful applicants will receive an unconditional offer on their chosen Physics and Astronomy course.

Here is a sample paper and solutions.

Conditions:

You must make the University of Southampton your firm acceptance to be eligible.

Contact us for more information

Funding for international students 

As an international (non-EU) student, you may be eligble for funding from the University, our partners, or organisations within your home country.

Explore funding opportunities for international students

Tuition fees

While you are studying here, you will need to pay annual tuition fees to us. You will also need to consider other expenses such as living costs, accommodation fees and study materials.

Full time fees

Key facts

Fees sponsorship

If you have a sponsor who will be paying all or part of your tuition fees, you need to complete a fees sponsorship form to notify the Student Fees Office.

For more information on student fees contact:

Tel: +44 (0) 23 8059 9599

Fax: +44 (0) 23 8059 9595

Email: ssc@southampton.ac.uk

Find out more about how and when to pay your tuition fees.

Loans and bursaries

For more information on student loans, grants and bursaries visit Southampton fees and funding pages

Sponsorship

In addition to the funding provided by Physics and Astronomy and the University, our students also have the opportunity to be sponsored by companies during their degree programmes.

The Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme

Southampton is one of only six UK universities to accept students sponsored by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) on the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS).  The DTUS offers scholarships to students wishing to pursue a technical, engineeering or scientific career in one of the three armed services or the MOD civil service.  More than 140 students at the University are now sponsored by the DTUS.

Scholarship downloads

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