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 2021
  • Outstanding Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
  • Dedicated Graduate School supporting all research students
  • 84% satisfaction with course quality (PTES Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020
  • Master’s Scholarships available for high achievers

Request a prospectus
Find every great reason to choose Portsmouth in our Postgraduate Prospectus. Choose the right qualification, get a head start on funding, and much more. Order yours for free 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. Find a way forward with funding and finance. Meet people who want to help you progress. These are just some of the opportunities you can take advantage of at a postgraduate open evening or virtual experience. If Covid-19 prevents us running events on campus, there will always be a virtual experience giving you the same valuable information.

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.

Fees and funding
We offer advice and support that could include a Master’s Scholarship of up to £3,000 if you’re a high achiever. We have scholarships available for January and September 2021.

Visit our website for a comprehensive guide to fees, funding, scholarships and more.

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
Our virtual tour lets you explore our city, University and student experience from wherever you are.

You can find out what it's like being a medical student on the frontline of a pandemic and how one medic balances their Covid-19 workload with studying for a masters by reading our student stories.

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U.K residents are invited to request a printed or electronic (pdf) version of the prospectus for your chosen area of study. Prospective students outside of the U.K can request an electronic (pdf) version of their chosen prospectus which will be available for immediate download.

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Times Good University Guide 2024 Ranking 65/131
Guardian 2024 Ranking 33/121
Address Portsmouth, PO1 2UP View on Map
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