We offer practical and professional courses in a wide range of subject areas:
Architecture and construction
If you’re interested in shaping our built environment, transforming our cities and leading the projects which will transform the world in years to come, our industry-focused and accredited courses in architecture and construction are for you.
Art, design, fashion and beauty
From fashion to fine art and interior design to beauty promotion, our highly practical art and design and fashion and beauty degrees will give you the skills to build a professional portfolio and find your place among the half a million people already working in fashion right here in the UK.
Business and finance
Many of our business and finance courses offer you the chance to work with a wide range of companies across all sectors, with business innovation and consultancy projects, and work placements.
Computing and games
Computer engineers, network technicians, software designers and graphic artists drive some of the most influential and exciting developments in the world. We offer a huge and varied range of computing, games and networking degrees, developing the key professional and practical skills you need to start a career in this exciting and fast-moving industry.
Engineering and yacht design
Engineering is creative, exciting and offers a huge range of fantastic careers. From audio to computing, electronics to yacht design, engineers create and support every aspect of modern life. So, if you’re looking for a creative and well paid career, our engineering and yacht design courses are made for you!
English and journalism
If you’ve got a talent for compelling copy and are quick to spot a story, all kinds of careers can open up for you. Learn the techniques and tricks of professional writers. Polish your craft while building a portfolio of work and a network of connections. A Solent degree in English or journalism can help turn your creative talents into a great career.
Health, psychology and sociology
Study at the point where science meets the humanities. Improve public health. Oversee early years development. Whether you’re interested in the brain or the body, our health, psychology and sociology degrees give you the knowledge, skills and practical training you need.
Law and criminology
Gain practical experience and industry connections with our LLB ranked 2nd in the country for student satisfaction (NSS 2020) and our BA (Hons) Criminology that scored 91% overall student satisfaction (NSS 2020). Recognised for offering an outstanding educational experience, our degrees in law and criminology combine theoretical understanding with practical learning opportunities.
We run one of the world’s top maritime training centres and our campus is home to the UK’s largest maritime simulation centre. Join us if you’re interested in becoming an engineer or deck officer aboard ship or handling the shoreside business and logistics of shipping.
Marketing, communications and public relations
Build brands. Craft compelling messages. Go viral. Our courses give you the opportunity to study for professional qualifications alongside your degree. You can get real-world experience opportunities at our in-house creative agency, Solent Creatives, and video production company, Solent Productions.
Music and performing arts
If you dream of building a career in music or acting, our professionally-focused degrees are the perfect way to build the confidence, connections and skills you’ll need to get off to a flying start in an extraordinarily creative career.
Sport and fitness
Our accredited sport and fitness degrees are recognised by professional bodies and associations. You’ll learn in specialist sport science labs, work towards extra qualifications alongside your studies and have great work experience opportunities, including working in community, schools and high-performance environments.
Travel and tourism
Prepare for a truly international career with our range of accredited travel and tourism degrees. Get direct access to the largest cruise port in northern Europe and Solent’s strong links with major employers in the tourism industry.
TV, film, media production and technology
If you dream of working in film, TV and media, then explore Solent's production degrees. Our teaching team, made up of highly experienced professionals, will help you build essential hands-on experience in industry-standard facilities. Solent graduates work at household names such as the BBC, ITV and Sky. Why not follow in their footsteps?