The University of Southampton


The fee for attending the virtual course is £35, which includes access to mentors, tutorials and a course certificate upon completion. 


You may be eligible for a full bursary (covering the full course fee) if you meet two of the following criteria: 

- you will be the first generation in your family to attend university,
excluding brothers and sisters

- your current home postcode is in an area with low levels of progression to
Higher Education (POLAR quintiles 1 or 2)*

- you attend a school/college in the lowest two quintiles for average QCA points per A level student*.

- you are in receipt of a 16-19 Bursary or similar grant OR received Free School
Meals at any point during your secondary school education

- you are living or grew up in Local Authority care

- you are currently a Young Carer or Young Adult Carer

The Zepler Scholarship 2022

This exclusive scholarship from the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton provides £1000 for all students in the first year of their degree* who meet all of the following conditions:

  • attended our online Enhanced Electronics, Computer Science or Biomedical Electronic Engineering Taster Course in 2022 – all students who attend will automatically be considered
  • select an ECS degree at Southampton as their firm acceptance through UCAS, and enrol on this programme in 2022
  • meet (or exceed) their offer, and obtain at least A*AA at A-Level (to include / exclude any subjects specified in the offer wording)

*scholarships are payable at the end of the first term of study in year one. All information correct at the time of going to print (December 2022). Students may only receive one scholarship from the University of Southampton in any one year (however they may hold both a University scholarship and a bursary).