The best UK University & degree guides | rankings & reviews
/
/
University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Engineering and Physical Sciences

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.2) 1175 reviews

Quick info

The University of Southampton ranks 18th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and 20th in the Complete University Guide 2019. The University is organised into five faculties, each housing a number of subject areas.

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
21 / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
20th
Overview

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, which incorporates the Optoelectronics Research Centre.

Postgraduate study:

We offer over 50 taught masters programmes for you to choose from, ranging from electrochemistry to audiology, chemical engineering to artificial intelligence, and optical fibre and photonic engineering to aeronautics and astronautics. We also have extensive opportunities for postgraduate research.

Across all of our Engineering and Physical Sciences departments, we have over 5,600 students, with around 600 taught postgraduates and 1,000 postgraduate research students.

Our cutting-edge facilities and world-class academics will provide a dynamic environment for your postgraduate studies.

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2018 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

99 % FULL-TIME
1% PART-TIME
89 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
11% MATURE STUDENTS
70 % UNDERGRADUATE
30% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2018

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2018 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

17,545
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes
Y
Yifeng
19 Feb 19

Accounting and Finance MSc

I am an international student, and I would like to recommend the UK than any other leading English-language study...
V
Vignesh
01 Feb 19

Computer Science BSc (Hons)

Excellent - friendly atmosphere and students, great union, course is wonderful and accommodating and university is...

Student rating ( 4.2 ) 1175 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 57%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Southampton

Highfield Southampton Hampshire SO17 1BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: St Denys  0.6 miles away