Southampton Solent University is a premier public institution which has been a source of high-quality education and academics in Southampton, United Kingdom. The institute has been churning out great academician from a century since its inception in 1856. The innovative and creative courses alongside the state-of-the-art facilities provided help students in becoming the best in their fields. It became a university on 12th July 2005 and started being known as Southampton Solent University. The university campus is placed in three locations, namely City, Warsash and Timsbury Lake.

On the east side of Park is the City campus of the university, and the Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering is located on the bank of Hamble River overlooking Southampton. Solent University offers multiple programmes across arts, design and fashion, law and communication, media arts and technology, sports, health and social science. A total of 16-degree programmes are offered across five academic schools in which almost eleven thousand students are enrolled. The maritime courses of Solent University are recognised worldwide and have been ranked amongst the best maritime courses in the world. The courses are created by experienced faculty members to have an innovative and creative learning experience. The courses form the strong foundation of the university as they are amongst the best in the industry.

The college has done tremendously well in the field of business, communication, language, interior and exterior designing and on other major fronts. As the courses are prepared after studying the industry, it makes it easier for the students to get a job after the completion of their course. This increases employability and makes the job market accessible to the new graduates. The university’s vision is to provide high employable skills to the graduates and enhance their chances of employability.

The curriculum is created in consultation with the industry experts, and great efforts have been put to have genuine value in the courses. At the heart of the university is to increase the calibre of the students and provide hands-on experience to the learners. The university is home to students from over 100 different countries. It provides financial support to international students in terms of scholarships and grants, to aid the tuition fees, living cost and contingency finance from the varsity itself.

University at a glance

% International Students15 %
Total International Students1,521
Male/Female Ratio1 : 0.72
UG/PG Course Ratio1 : 0.27
Endowments ValuePound 810,000
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 2.9 Lakh
International Students Website
Rigorous coursework & research provided19k+ UG & PG students


CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MBA(1 Course)12 MonthsINR 12.7L
MIM(1 Course)1 YearINR 12.7L
BE/Btech(2 Courses)3 YearsINR 8.1L – 11.2L
BBA(1 Course)3 YearsINR 11.2L

Entry Criteria

MBA(1 Course)IELTS: 6.5 & Above
BE/Btech(2 Courses)IELTS: 6 & Above
BBA(1 Course)IELTS: 6 & Above
MIM(1 Course)IELTS: 6.5 & Above

On-campus Accommodation



• Southampto Solent University offers modern and attractive student residences which is a great place to work, relax, socialise and meet new friends
• They have six halls of residence which are all within a short stroll of the city centre and the campus. So, whether it’s lectures, a session in the library, shopping or a night out on the town, it’s all close by.
• Contemporary and comfortable, all study-bedrooms are furnished with a bed, wardrobe, chair and desk
• All the residences are self-catering and have shared kitchens with a cooker, kettle, microwave and fridge/freezer

Off campus Accommodation



  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, and shared apartments
  • The average rent ranges from £80 to £140 per week
  • The property benefits from a fitted kitchen with fridge freezer, lounge, shower and toilet, electricity, gas, Wi-Fi and many more
  • All apartments have a tenancy period of either 44weeks or 51weeks
  • Most of the apartments are situated close to Solent University

Know more about Studying in UK

Studying UK Details
Average 1st Year Tuition CostMIM INR 19.1 L|MS INR 18.9 L|BE/Btech INR 18.3 L|BBA INR 16.4 L|MA INR 16.9 L|BSc INR 18.3 L|MBA INR 20.1 L|BHM INR 13.5 L|MArch INR 15.7 L|MEM INR 17.8 L|MPharm INR 18.4 L|MBBS INR 32.8 L
Average Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 5.9 L (based on 139 colleges listed on
Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 88|IELTS: 6.5|PTE: 59|GMAT: 590
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