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Studying at Solent

Southampton Solent University is made up of five academic schools. These schools bring together expertise from around the University in a way that improves the student experience and allows staff to better work towards the University's key strategic priorities.

This structure allows us to become more research-active, offering enhanced teaching and new ways of learning that are industry-led. Building stronger links with international partners, offering students more opportunities to study abroad and a running a more varied programme of courses are just some of the benefits.

Follow the links below to find see the latest school news, find out more about courses, explore professional facilities or get in touch with the admissions service. For more information, please contact ask@solent.ac.uk.

The School of Art, Design and Fashion

Our School of Art, Design and Fashion is a thriving creative hub with a portfolio of courses including illustration, fine art, photography, interior decoration, graphics, make-up and product design.

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School of Business, Law and Communications

Southampton Solent University's School of Business, Law and Communications delivers an extensive portfolio of accredited undergraduate degrees, higher national diplomas and foundation qualifications. The School holds the Small Business Charter award - offering extensive support for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

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The School of Maritime Science and Engineering

Our School of Maritime Science and Engineering includes the world-renowned Warsash Maritime Academy. Available courses include computer science, construction, engineering, network technology, shipping, maritime studies yacht design and much more.

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The School of Media Arts and Technology

The University's School of Media Arts and Technology offers a wide range of courses including broadcasting, film production, visual effects, animation, game design and acoustic technologies. Students and staff work with real-world clients and make use of a wide range of professional facilities.

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The School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

Our School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences offers a range of accredited undergraduate degrees, top-ups, foundation years and master's programmes. Subjects include sports coaching, personal training, sport science, psychology and social work.

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