Located in Southampton, South East England, Solent University is a merger between Southampton College of Art, the College of Technology and the College of Nautical Studies at Warsash, gaining the university title in 2005. Solent University offers over 200 qualifications ranging from HND to PhD, in subjects as diverse as maritime education and training, fashion and design, media and television, music, health, sport and leisure, business, IT and technology. The University is made up of 4 academic schools (1) Art, Design and Fashion, (2) Business, Law and Communications, (3) Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, (4) Media Arts and Technology, (5) Sport, Health and Social Sciences. Maritime studies are among the university’s biggest programmes, with internationally recognised state-of-the-art facilities for shipping and offshore oil industries as part of the main campus. The maritime courses of Solent University are recognised worldwide as we are one of the world’s leading maritime training academies.