About Solent University

Solent University is about creating opportunities for its students, staff and partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening new journeys and making introductions. 

We’re focused on the practical side of higher education providing our students the connections, exposure and confidence to turn their newfound knowledge into a career with real and meaningful impact.

Situated right in the centre of the busy city of Southampton, the Solent University campus is home to students and staff from many different backgrounds and nationalities.

WHY Solent University?

Dedicated to enable learners from all backgrounds to become resourceful citizens and responsible leaders. We are committed to promote economic and social success for the communities we serve. 

We want Solent graduates to be the passionate, creative professionals of the future, bringing expertise and energy into their communities and workplaces. 

At Solent, our aim is to deliver innovative, comprehensive and rational stimulating teaching, to develop self-confident and highly employable graduates.

TEF Silver

The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) was introduced by Government to approach and acknowledged teaching quality in higher education, in order to better inform students’ choices about their whereabouts to study.

QS World University Rankings

In 2019, Solent University was awarded four stars overall, and five stars each for employability, facilities, inclusiveness, internationalisation and teaching.

Times Higher Education Most Improved Student Experience Award

In 2015 the University won the Most Improved Student Experience Award at the Times Higher Education Awards. 

The award is based on student votes from the Time Higher Education's Student Experience Survey, where up to 20,000 students are polled by a specialist to rate academic reputation, teaching, social life and facilities of their universities.

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) regional PRide Community Relations award

In November 2017 Solent’s Showcase Gallery’s Small Faces Exhibition won the CIPR regional PRide Community Relations award. 

The exhibition saw over 7,000 postcard sized self-portraits drawn by people of all ages ranging from 2 to 92.

Magna Charta Universitatum

In August 2018 we joined the ranks of the Magna Charta Universitatum signatories, a group of 800 universities from 86 countries which appraise academic freedom and self-reliance as a guideline for good governance. 

Courses Available

Architecture & Construction

Art & Design

Business, Marketing & Finance

Computing, IT & Data Science

Digital Art, Animation, Games & VFX


English & Journalism

Fashion & Beauty

Film, TV, Media Production & Technology

Health & Medical Science



Music & Performing Arts

Psychology & Mental Health

Social Care, Criminology & Sociology

Sport & Fitness

Study Maritime at Solent University

Solent University’s Warsash Maritime School is the only maritime training centre of its kind in the world, providing the highest quality training from cadetship to chief engineer and master mariner.

We offer over 150 accredited deck, engineering, interior, maritime and offshore safety training courses, approved by the MCA, MNTB, OPITO, SIGTTO, SQA, and other awarding bodies.

Maritime lecturing staff are all seafarers and/or have relevant specialist experience from the maritime sector. We make sure our students can be working on the first day in job.

Maritime Specialization at Solent University






1 Year Top Up Degree forSingapore Polytechnic Students






Why Study Maritime at Solent University?

We are the World Leader in Maritime Education & Training

Massive maritime alumni network worldwide – you could find out alumni in world’s major ports 

Strong industrial connections, career focus courses

Our university is located just 70 minutes to London central

We provide a great facilities to support student's learning

We are the UK’s largest maritime simulation centre, including 8 full-mission bridges, engine room simulators, LICOS, GMDSS and DP

We are the the UK’s only manned model ship-handling centre

We provide maritime, offshore, firefighting and medical safety trainings

Where to contact us?

Walk in for free consultation

Mon-Fri 10.00am to 6.30pm

Saturday 10.30am to 2.30pm

Other Timings : Pls call for appt

Level 7 Orchard Shopping Centre 321 Orchard Road S(238866) Next to 313 Somerset MRT

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