About this course
Spend a semester studying abroad in Southampton on the UK’s south coast to further your education and immerse yourself in British culture. Enjoy an academically diverse and culturally enriching experience while earning credit towards your degree.
European or International students studying a degree at a non-UK institution to earn credit for their degree, or non-UK professionals seeking career development opportunities, can undertake a Study Abroad semester or year at Solent University.
You will have the opportunity to select from and study a wide range of units from across the University. Our career-focused courses are aimed at enabling you to learn relevant workplace skills.
Even for a short period of study on the Study Abroad programme, you will be able to immerse yourself in British University life and engage in a varied academic and social programme.
Why choose this course?
Southampton is located just over an hour away from London. Students also enjoy easy access to the New Forest National Park and the Solent, a top yachting destination.
Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience.
What will I learn?
Study Abroad students are able to choose from a number of pathways and will integrate our level 5 classes:
- Accountancy and finance
- Music business
- Maritime business
- Fashion buying and merchandising
- Fashion management with marketing
- English and creative writing
- Media production
- Film visual effect
- Digital design and web development
- Graphic design
Not all modules are guaranteed to run each year.
What does this course lead to?
An international experience is an incredibly valuable asset for developing your professional and personal goals. Spending time studying in another country is a great way to develop independence, confidence, cultural awareness and a chance to develop a social and professional network.
How you'll learn and be assessed
You will learn by:
- Directed Learning
- Collaborative Learning
- Guided Learning
You may be assessed by a combination of:
- Individual and group projects
Solent’s curriculum framework builds on our unique, creative and applied approach to teaching. The transformation of students’ lives is at the heart of our mission as a university, and our curriculum – informed by the latest theory – reflects this shared educational vision.Find out more
The 2021/22 fees are:
EU student - £3,860
International student - £4,920
Extra course costs
There may be opportunities for students to participate in social activities and trips to local tourist attractions.
Fees for social and cultural activities are not included in the tuition fee.
Bursaries, scholarships and financial support
Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. Check out our bursaries and scholarships pages to find out more.
Key entry requirements
This short course is only for European and International students coming to the UK.
Applicants must have completed at least one year of higher education and meet the English language requirements for the level at which they wish to study (undergraduate or postgraduate as applicable).