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Courses that start in January are perfect for students who need additional time to complete their applications, arrange funding or prepare for the start of term. With a wide range of foundation, postgraduate and professional courses starting here at Southampton Solent University this January, there's never been a better time to restart your academic career.

Follow the links below to find out more about the programmes on offer. If you have any questions or require more information, please contact or call 023 8201 3000.

Foundation years

Foundation years are a stepping stone into full-time undergraduate study. This extra year will help you to build on your academic skills and attain the subject specific knowledge required to start an undergraduate degree.

Business Foundation Year

January 2017 - Business Foundation Year

The Business Foundation Year will help develop your business skills. For January 2017 the BA (Hons) Business Management foundation will be the only route running, however upon successful completion of the course you can transfer on to one of the following routes

  • BA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Business Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • BA (Hons) Business Management (continuation of the Foundation Year course)
  • BA (Hons) Marketing
  • BA (Hons) Marketing with Advertising Management
  • BSc (Hons) Business Economics
  • BA (Hons) Criminal Investigation and Psychology
  • BA (Hons) Criminology
  • BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology
  • LLB (Hons)

Warsash Maritime Academy

Enhance your career prospects in the maritime industry and prepare for a career at sea with a foundation degree at Warsash Maritime Academy.

Contact or call 023 8201 5015 with any enquiries:

FdEng Marine Engineering

FdSc Marine Operations

Postgraduate and professional courses

Improve your career prospects by starting a postgraduate or professional course this January. Solent offers a variety of courses for you to study either full-time or part-time. Apply directly to us and, if you’re a Solent alumni, you could be eligible for a discount of up to 50%.


Certificate in Professional Sport Management and Administration (Football)

Certificate of Competence in Building Acoustics Measurement (IOA)

Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement (IOA)

January 2017 - International Foundation Year

CIM Foundation Certificate in Marketing 

CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing

CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing

CIPD Intermediate Diploma Human Resource 

Cisco Certified Network Associate

Cisco Certified Network Professional

CMI Level 5 in Management and Leadership 

Master of Business Administration 

PgD Personnel and Development 

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