Southampton Solent University

About the institution

Southampton Solent University is known for its range of maritime, creative industry and sport courses, among other subjects. Its watersports centre is used by students on relevant degrees and offers discounted courses to students of any subject; it is equipped with sailing boats, powerboats and jet skis. The university focuses on courses with potential for placements, industry experience, networking and internships. Its business school has a Small Business Charter award for its work and placements with small businesses.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
11,724
Male UG students: 
60%
Female UG students: 
40%
Full-time students: 
89%
Under 21 on entry: 
71%
International: 
12%
Undergraduate: 
96%
Student-staff ratio: 
18.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
276.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 16%
2.1: 44%
2.2: 29%
Pass: 11%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

87%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
50%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
18,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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