University of Portsmouth

It’s time to dive deeper into what you love, become a real expert and figure out how to make your mark.

Taught qualification or independent research? On-campus teaching or online part-time study? At Portsmouth, you can choose from a wide range of subjects and modes of study.

Why Portsmouth?

  • 5***** rated for excellence in the QS World University rankings 2024
  • Outstanding Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
  • Top 5 Young University in the UK (Times Higher Education, 2023)
  • Graduate School dedicated to supporting all research students
  • TOP 3 modern University for Research Power (Research Excellence Framework 2021)

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Discover more great reasons to choose Portsmouth in our taught Master's and research degree mini guides. Choose the right qualification, find out how to combine work and study, and discover where your postgrad journey could take you. Orders yours now.

Postgraduate events. Online and on campus
Get face time with course leaders. Hear top tips from students. See how flexible postgrad at Portsmouth is. Get advice on funding and finance and meet people who want to help you progress. Book your place today.

You’re ready to tackle tough challenges through research that really matters. To solve society’s problems and influence changes that improve people’s lives.

Recent research at Portsmouth includes engineering an enzyme that could make single-use plastic recyclable and using virtual reality to help prevent burglary and rehabilitate offenders. Many researchers are actively involved in teaching and supervision.

Our dedicated Graduate School will help you make the big jump to research and bring out the best in yourself - from a welcoming 2-day induction, to a comprehensive programme of workshops and training that helps you develop excellent research skills.

Support and employability
We offer courses designed for the career you want. That blend first-rate research facilities with practical application.

Our tutors’ research, links with industry and international connections bring relevance and purpose to learning. They’ll help turn your studies into a springboard to success.

Our Careers and Employability Service offer tailored support - from career planning, job hunting and volunteering, to employer events - for up to 5 years after you graduate.

You’re not on your own when you study at Portsmouth. From housing to wellbeing to advanced study skills, a range of support teams have got your back.

The city and campus
Portsmouth is an island city that's open to the world. It’s flat and easy to get around. Our compact campus is threaded through the heart of the city, yet just a stone’s throw from green spaces and the seafront.

Take a virtual tour
Get a feel for life on campus without leaving home with our virtual experience. Discover panoramic views of the campus, watch our webinars, step into teaching labs, or take a look around the leisure facilities, all from the comfort of your sofa. Dive in now.

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Times Good University Guide 2024 Ranking 65/131
Guardian 2024 Ranking 33/121
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