About Southampton Solent University :
Southampton Solent University is one of the UK's newest universities, since we became a university in July 2005 and officially changed our name on 15 August 2005. But although our name is new we're already well known for the distinctive way we link together student learning, applied research and service to business and the community. In this way we give our students the best learning experience and the best start to their future careers that we can.
Southampton Solent University offer our 16,000 students a choice of courses ranging from foundation years that lead onto degree courses, to master's degrees and PhDs, plus a variety of professional and short courses. Since 1992 we've awarded more than 100 research degrees.
At Southampton Solent University we educate for careers and for life, transforming potential into long-standing achievement, creating exciting opportunities and giving our students the confidence to achieve their goals. We are committed to teaching excellence, with lecturers who have real-world experience and strong ties to business and industry.
Schools And Colleges :
Business School : “For those who don’t know, there has been a successful Business School operating in Southampton for many years. Over the years the name of the institution has changed but our commitment to the education and development of young people and professionals in the area has remained. We are the Southampton Business School, part of Southampton Solent University.
Today we have a Business School that is focused on becoming the business school of choice for the South coast. We have a wide range of awards for students who come from a variety of backgrounds. We welcome those who are anxious about the step into higher education or who have no experience of working at this level; for these students we have a number of foundation and HND routes for you to consider. We welcome those who have yet to decide on a career path; for these we have a range of broad based business courses tailored to maximise your career prospects. We welcome those who wish to achieve their goals in the professions; for these students we have a number of professionally accredited and recognised awards in the areas of accountancy, marketing, law, etc.
Faculty of Technology : Professor John Rees Dean of the Faculty of Technology Welcome to the Faculty of Technology. Situated in the centre of the bustling city of Southampton|, adjacent to green parkland and the full range of urban entertainments, the Faculty is dedicated to providing our students with the best range of practical scholarship available anywhere.
Engineering, Construction and Maritime subject group : The school has a wide spectrum of courses concerned with the world in which we live, ranging from interior design and architecture, property development and construction management, civil, manufacturing and yacht engineering, shipping, geography and the environment.
We offer opportunities for postgraduate research throughout this spread of disciplines.
We also run a Foundation Programme that provides a one-year access route to all the faculty's non-design degrees.