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Study Abroad

One semester/One year

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?

What will I learn?

Study Abroad students are able to choose from a number of pathways and will integrate our level 5 (second year) classes:

  • Business
  • Music business
  • Maritime business
  • Fashion buying and merchandising
  • Fashion management with marketing
  • English and creative writing
  • Media production
  • Film visual effects
  • Digital design and web development
  • Graphic design
  • Football studies
  • Sports management
  • Law
  • Yacht design

Not all modules are guaranteed to run each year.

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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
  • Essays
  • Assignments
  • Coursework
  • Portfolios

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.

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Tuition fees

The 2022/23 fees are:

Full year £10,400

One semester £5,200

Extra course costs

Optional 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).

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