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Southampton Solent University Skillset Media Academy offers first class media training on its undergraduate, postgraduate and short course programmes. As a centre of media excellence we provide up-to-the-minute, industry-relevant education for our students, using the latest in media technology facilities and equipment.

“Skillset is very pleased to be working with Southampton Solent University, a valuable member of the Skillset Media Academy network of industry-accredited institutions. Potential students can be confident that the Southampton Solent Media Academy provides a high standard of practical training and represents a very effective partnership between education and industry.”
Dinah Caine, CEO Skillset

Our unique portfolio of creative media courses - from advertising and journalism to TV production, outside broadcasting, media technology, computer games, sound and animation – reflects the demands of a vibrant and ever-changing media industry and equips students with the skills they will need for working in the industry.

Through guest industry speakers, innovative course design, regular work experience and industry-based assignments, we aim to produce students who are highly skilled, innovative and industry-ready, giving them an edge in their developing careers.

"The Academy brings together the very best courses in media from right across the University. We've always had some pretty big industry projects here at Solent, but now there are new collaborations between disciplines, unleashing some remarkable creative possibilities. I'm proud to head up the Academy at this exciting time."
Tony Steyger, Academic Leader,
Solent Skillset Media Academy

Learning is supported by tutors with current industry experience, excellent contacts among employers and a commitment to collaborative and multi-disciplinary working.  

Academy students also have unrivalled opportunities to develop their skills through working with Solent Productions, our own production agency and Solent Creatives, the Academy’s agency arm, which offers freelance work opportunities with business and third sector clients.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding the Solent Skillset Media Academy, please do not hesitate to get in touch:

Tony Steyger
Academic leader, Skillset Media Academy
Email: tony.steyger@solent.ac.uk
Mobile: 07818 846753
Office: 023 8031 9919

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