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Solent University

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School ID: SU440035
Rank: 2,516
* Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
Applied number: 55

89th in the Times University Guide 2020

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General description

Solent University was established in 2004 and currently has around 11,000 students from 100 countries enrolled. It has a strong reputation for ‘non-traditional’ subjects, offering courses in computer and video games design, comedy writing and performance and yacht and power craft design.

Maritime subjects make up the University’s biggest programmes, with an internationally recognised training and research facility for shipping and offshore oil industries part of the main campus. It is also one of the best University yachting institutions and the student team has won the national yachting championships four times in the last six years. Solent continues to produce internationally significant research in this area.

Services for International Students:

The International Advice Team provide a free minibus service from Southampton Central train station, as well as an International Welcome Week to introduce students to Southampton, the University and each other. Support on a number of topics is available during term time and pre-sessional and in-sessional English language classes are also available.

Why Solent University?

  • 89th in the Times University Guide 2020
  • 73rd in the Guardian University Guide 2020
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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year GBP £12,875
Cost of Living/Year GBP £12,180
Application Fee GBP £ 0
Estimated Total/Year GBP £25,325

Main majors

  • Architecture and construction
  • Art and design
  • Business and finance
  • Computing and games
  • Engineering


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