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University of Portsmouth



The University of Portsmouth shares its location with unique historic Dockyard (which back to 1194) Portsmouth’s premiership’s football club and the new national landmark. The Spinnaker Tower, which will become one of Portsmouth’s prime tourist attractions.

The history of the University of Portsmouth dates back to 1870. Since awarded the first degree in 1900, the University maintained its commitment to promoting and maintaining excellence in teaching and research across the five Faculties.

The University is very proud of its extensive research programme (and excellence results in the latest Research Assessment Exercise), its international reputation, and its excellent record of graduate employment.

There are approximately 20,000 students studying a wide range of courses at the University in the heart of Portsmouth’s city. Over 2,500 students come from 80 countries, so you will be among friends from the start.


Portsmouth is located at the southern coastline between Bournemouth and Brighton. London is just 80 minutes away by train. Portsmouth’s central, sheltered position and good travel links to other cities, make it a popular location to live, work, holiday - and study. We have good road and rail connections to London, Heathrow and Gatwick airports, around the South Coast and the Midlands. 

The city is five minutes away from the heart of University, making shopping, public transport and leisure facilities very convenient. Modern University buildings blend in with Portsmouth’s historic buildings, such as the Theatre Royal and Park building.

A free University bus service operates throughout the day for the University of Portsmouth’s students and staffs. The bus transport student between the main Guildhall Campus and Langstone Student Village. Portsmouth is also perfect for cycling, as the island is completely flat.


The University of Portsmouth was inaugurated in 1992. The former Portsmouth Polytechnic, one of the largest and most successful in the UK, itself grew from the Portsmouth and Gosport School of Science and Arts, founded in 1869.

The University is now at the forefront of a rapidly changing, thriving city, with a modern diverse campus, taking pride in its reputation among students for the friendliness and approachability of its staff, and for the provision of a well structured and supportive learning environment.

Special Achievement
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) awarded the university Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning status in two key areas of work.

The University of Portsmouth's Ranking

Information extracted from The Times Good University Guide 2015
Information extracted from The Guardian University Guide 2011
Subject Area
Subject Area
Architecture 36  Architecture  23
Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering 28  Civil Engineering  25
Accounting and Finance 32  Electrical and Electronic Engineering   28 
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 44 Tourism and Leisure management  27
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism 30  Pharmacology and Pharmacy  28
Pharmacology and Pharmacy 23  Sports and Exercise Science  28
Sports Science 6    
Sociology 28    




Courses Available


  • BA (Hons) Architecture
  • MA Professional Practice: Architecture
  • Master of Architecture - MArch
  • MSc Architecture & Environment


  • ABC Diploma Foundation Studies (Art And Design)

Arts & Design

  • Art, Design And Photography - Access To He
  • BA (Hons) Communication Design
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art
  • BA (Hons) Interior Design
  • BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design
  • MA Art Design & Media


  • BA (Hons) Accountancy And Financial Management
  • BA (Hons) Accounting
  • BA (Hons) Accounting And Business
  • BA (Hons) Accounting And E-Business
  • BA (Hons) Accounting With Business Law
  • BA (Hons) Accounting With Finance
  • BA (Hons) Business & Computer Studies
  • BA (Hons) Business Administration
  • BA (Hons) Business Economics With Business Law
  • BA (Hons) Business Enterprise Development
  • BA (Hons) Business Studies
  • BA (Hons) E-Business
  • BA (Hons) Enterprise In E-Business
  • BA (Hons) European Business
  • BA (Hons) Finance And Business
  • BA (Hons) International Business English
  • BA (Hons) International Business Studies
  • BA (Hons) International Finance And Trade
  • BA (Hons) Leisure Management And Marketing
  • BA (Hons) Marketing
  • BA (Hons) Marketing With Psychology
  • BSc (Econ) (Hons) Business Economics
  • BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics, Finance And Banking
  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems
  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics For Finance & Management
  • FdA Business And Management
  • HND/BA (Hons) Business
  • LLB Law With Business
  • LLM Business Law
  • MA Business & Computer Studies
  • MA Business Management
  • MA International Business And English
  • MA Marketing
  • MA Marketing (Digital Media)
  • MA Marketing Management
  • MA Marketing Studies
  • MA Multimedia Marketing
  • MA/PgD Economics For Business
  • MBA Business Administration
  • MBA Business Administration (International)
  • MSc Business And Management
  • MSc Business Economics With E-Banking
  • MSc Economic And Business Forecasting
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc/PgD/PgC Business Development And Leadership
  • MSc/PgD/PgC Business Economics
  • MSc/PgD/PgC Business Economics, Finance And Banking
  • PgC Teaching English For International Business
  • PGCE Business Studies

Education & Training

  • BA (Hons) Education And Training
  • FdA Early Years Care And Education
  • PgC/MA Learning And Teaching In Higher Education
  • PGCE English
  • PGCE Post Compulsory Education


  • BEng (Hons) Communication Systems Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Communications Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Computer Technology
  • BEng (Hons) Construction Engineering Management
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic & Computer Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic And Electrical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic Design And Technology
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Engineering Geology And Geotechnics
  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Wireless Computer Networks
  • BEng (Hons)/MEng Computer Engineering
  • BEng (Hons)/MEng/HND Civil Engineering


  • BA (Hons) Health And Car
  • BA (Hons) Human Resource Management With Psychology
  • FdSc Applied Medical Technology
  • FdSc Medical Imaging
  • FdSc Medicines Management
  • FdSc Oncological Therapy
  • MA Advanced Professional Practice In Health And Social Care
  • PgC Clinical Leadership & Changemgmnt For Health Service Professionals
  • PgC Occupational Health And Safety Management


  • BA (Hons) Hospitality Management
  • BA (Hons) Hospitality Management With Tourism


  • BA (Hons) Creative Writing And Drama
  • BA (Hons) American Studies
  • BA (Hons) American Studies And History
  • BA (Hons) American Studies And International Relations
  • BA (Hons) Applied Languages
  • BA (Hons) Combined Modern Languages
  • BA (Hons) English And American Studies
  • BA (Hons) English And Creative Writing
  • BA (Hons) English And Drama
  • BA (Hons) English And Film Studies
  • BA (Hons) English And History
  • BA (Hons) English And Media Studies
  • BA (Hons) English Language And Journalism
  • BA (Hons) English Language And Literature
  • BA (Hons) English Literature
  • BA (Hons) English Literature And Journalism
  • BA (Hons) English Studies
  • BA (Hons) English With Psychology
  • BA (Hons) European Studies
  • BA (Hons) European Studies And International Relations
  • BA (Hons) French Studies
  • BA (Hons) Geography
  • BA (Hons) German Studies
  • BA (Hons) History
  • BA (Hons) History And Politics
  • BA (Hons) Human Geography
  • BA (Hons) Human Resource Management
  • BA (Hons) International Relations And English As A Foreign Language
  • BA (Hons) International Relations And History
  • BA (Hons) International Relations And Languages
  • BA (Hons) International Relations And Politics
  • BA (Hons) International Relations With Languages
  • BA (Hons) International Trade With Languages
  • BA (Hons) Languages & International Trade
  • BA (Hons) Languages And American Studies
  • BA (Hons) Languages And Creative Writing
  • BA (Hons) Languages And European Studies
  • BA (Hons) Languages And Film Studies
  • BA (Hons) Latin American Development Studies
  • BA (Hons) Politics
  • BA (Hons) Politics And Economics
  • BA (Hons) Politics And Sociology
  • MA European Studies
  • MA/PgD Applied Linguistics And Teaching English As A Foreign Language
  • PGCE Geography

Information Technology

  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BA (Hons) Design For Interactive Media
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Computing
  • MA Design For Digital Media


  • BA (Hons) Community Justice Studies
  • BA (Hons) Social Policy And Criminology
  • FdA Youth Justice
  • LLB Law With French
  • LLB Law And Criminology
  • LLB Law And European Studies
  • LLB Law And French
  • LLB Law And International Relations
  • LLB Law With Accounting
  • LLM Law
  • LLM/MA Corporate Governance And Law
  • MA European Law And Policy
  • MA European Law And Policy (Hebo/Haagse Hogeschool)

Media & Communication

  • BA (Hons) Communication And English Studies
  • BA (Hons) Film Studies
  • BA (Hons) Film Studies And Creative Writing
  • BA (Hons) Film Studies And Drama
  • BA (Hons) Film Studies And Entertainment Technology
  • BA (Hons) Media Studies
  • BA (Hons) Media Studies And Creative Writing
  • BA (Hons) Media Studies And Drama
  • BA (Hons) Media Studies And Entertainment Technology
  • BA (Hons) Media Studies And Journalism
  • BA (Hons) Sociology And Media Studies
  • MA Real-Time Media Communications


  • BA (Hons) Accountancy Studies
  • BA (Hons) Applied Economics
  • BA (Hons) Combined Studies
  • BA (Hons) Death, Loss And Palliative Care
  • BA (Hons) European Social Work
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles Enterprise
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BA (Hons) Photography
  • BA (Hons) Restoration And Decorative Studies
  • BA (Hons) Social Work Practice And Social Care
  • BA (Hons) Sociology And Social Policy
  • BA (Hons) Spanish And Latin American Studies
  • BA (Hons) Spanish Studies
  • BA (Hons) Video Production
  • Certificate Professional Management
  • Contemporary Studies - Access To He
  • DipHE Operating Department Practice/(Rodp)
  • FdA Investigation And Evidence
  • FdA Learning Support
  • HND Restoration & Decorative Studies
  • MA Communication And Language Skills
  • MA Creative Writing
  • MA Emergency Duty Social Work
  • MA Maritime Studies
  • MA Public Policy And Management
  • MA Sales Management
  • MA Technical Communication
  • MA/PgD Translation Studies
  • Mpharm (Hons) Pharmacy
  • PgC Accessible Environments
  • PgC Clinical Governance
  • PgC Diabetes Management
  • PgC Evidence Based Practice
  • PgC Research Methods For Technology
  • PGCE Modern Languages
  • PgCert Scientific Research Methods


  • BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics
  • BSc (Hons) Ageing
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Science
  • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry
  • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry And Microbiology
  • BSc (Hons) Biology
  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Aided Product Design
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Animation
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Network Management And Design
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Computing
  • BSc (Hons) Computing And Information Systems (Dl)
  • BSc (Hons) Computing And The Information Society
  • BSc (Hons) Counter Fraud And Criminal Justice Studies
  • BSc (Hons) Creative Computing Technologies
  • BSc (Hons) Criminal Justice Studies
  • BSc (Hons) Criminology And Criminal Justice
  • BSc (Hons) Database Technologies
  • BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene And Dental Therapy
  • BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography
  • BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography (Extended)
  • BSc (Hons) Digital Media
  • BSc (Hons) Digital Video Technologies
  • BSc (Hons) Disaster Risk Management
  • BSc (Hons) Earth Sciences
  • BSc (Hons) Ecommerce And Internet Systems
  • BSc (Hons) Engineering & Management Studies
  • BSc (Hons) Engineering Studies
  • BSc (Hons) Enterprise In Computer Games Technolog
  • BSc (Hons) Enterprise In Computer Networks
  • BSc (Hons) Enterprise In Entertainment Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Enterprise In Product Design
  • BSc (Hons) Enterprise In Software Development
  • BSc (Hons) Entertainment Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Biology
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Forensic Science
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Hazards
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology And Biochemistry
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology And Biomolecular Science
  • BSc (Hons) Genome Science
  • BSc (Hons) Geographical Information Science
  • BSc (Hons) Geological Hazards
  • BSc (Hons) Geology
  • BSc (Hons) Information Systems And Networks
  • BSc (Hons) Intelligent Systems
  • BSc (Hons) Internet Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) Internet Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Logistics And Transportation
  • BSc (Hons) Marine Biology
  • BSc (Hons) Marine Biology With Polluted Ecosystems
  • BSc (Hons) Marine Environmental Science
  • BSc (Hons) Marine Sports Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics With Computing
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics With Statistics
  • BSc (Hons) Microbiology
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery
  • BSc (Hons) Mobile Computing Applications
  • BSc (Hons) Molecular Biology
  • BSc (Hons) Multimedia Programming
  • BSc (Hons) Music And Sound Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing
  • BSc (Hons) Palaeobiology And Evolution
  • BSc (Hons) Perioperative Care
  • BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology
  • BSc (Hons) Physical Geography
  • BSc (Hons) Policing And Police Studies
  • BSc (Hons) Product Design And Innovation
  • BSc (Hons) Product Design And Modern Materials
  • BSc (Hons) Property Development
  • BSc (Hons) Property Development With Quantity Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Property Marketing, Design And Development
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology With Criminology
  • BSc (Hons) Risk And Security Management
  • BSc (Hons) Social Work
  • BSc (Hons) Sociology
  • BSc (Hons) Sociology And Criminology
  • BSc (Hons) Sociology With Psychology
  • BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Development
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Science
  • BSc (Hons) Therapeutic Radiography
  • BSc (Hons) Water Sports Science
  • BSc Autonomous Health Care Practice
  • BSc Mechanical And Manufacturing Engineering
  • BSc Post Qualifying Child Care Social Work
  • BSc Social Work Practice Teaching
  • DipHE Police Science
  • FdSc Paramedic Science
  • MSc Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • MSc Advanced Professional Development In Chiropractic
  • MSc Advanced Professional Development In Chiropractic Paediatrics
  • MSc Advanced Professional Development In Clinical And Health Science
  • MSc Advanced Professional Development In Pharmacy
  • MSc Advanced Professional Development In Radiography
  • MSc Applied Computing
  • MSc Applied Psychology Of Learning Disability
  • MSc Applied Science
  • MSc Child Forensic Studies (Psychology And Law)
  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering With Earthquake Technology
  • MSc Civil Engineering With Environmental Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering With Structural Engineering
  • MSc Communication Network Planning And Management
  • MSc Communication Systems Engineering
  • MSc Community Pharmacy
  • MSc Compositing And Special Effects
  • MSc Computer Animation
  • MSc Computer Network Administration And Management
  • MSc Construction Project Management
  • MSc Contaminated Land
  • MSc Contract And Commercial Management
  • MSc Creative And Computational Sound
  • MSc Criminology And Criminal Justice
  • MSc Digital Media
  • MSc E-Learning Technologies
  • MSc Ecotourism
  • MSc Education And Training Management
  • MSc Electronic Engineering
  • MSc Engineering
  • MSc Engineering & Management
  • MSc Engineering Design
  • MSc Financial Decision Analysis
  • MSc Forensic Information Technology
  • MSc Forensic Psychology
  • MSc Geographical Information Systems
  • MSc Geohazard Assessment
  • MSc Gerontological Practice
  • MSc Ground Investigation And Assessment
  • MSc Health And Safety Management
  • MSc Heritage And Museum Studies
  • MSc Historic Building Conservation
  • MSc Human Resource Development
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc Information Systems
  • MSc Intelligent Systems
  • MSc International Criminal Justice
  • MSc International Human Resource Management
  • MSc Internet Management And Engineering
  • MSc Internet Systems Development
  • MSc Knowledge Management
  • MSc Logistics And Optimisation
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Medical Imaging
  • MSc Nursing Studies
  • MSc Occupational And Environmental Health And Safety Management
  • MSc Occupational Hygiene Managemen
  • MSc Organisation Development & Neuro-Linguistic Technologies
  • MSc Organisational Excellence
  • MSc Police Science And Management
  • MSc Product Engineering
  • MSc Project Leadership
  • MSc Project Management
  • MSc Project Management And Leadership
  • MSc Property Development
  • MSc Risk, Crisis And Security Management
  • MSc Scientific And Technical Communication
  • MSc Social Research Methods
  • MSc Software Engineering
  • MSc Sports Performance
  • MSc Strategic Information Systems
  • MSc Strategic Quality Management
  • MSc Technology Management
  • MSc/MA Combined Studies
  • MSc/MA Geography (By Project)
  • MSc/MA Sustainable Design And Environmental Management (By Project)
  • MSc/PgC Health Research And Development
  • MSc/PgC/PgD Training Management And Consultancy
  • MSc/PgD Biomedical Science
  • MSc/PgD/PgC Civil Engineering Practice
  • MSc/PgD/PgC Coaching And Development
  • MSc/PgD/PgC Fisheries Economics
  • MSc/PgD/PgC Psychological Research Methods
  • PGCE Mathematics
  • PGCE Secondary Science


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UK Education offers independent thinking, give you the freedom to develop your ideas, make discoveries and develop real skills that employers are looking for. UK has produced more than 100 Nobel Prize winners, a testimonial that UK graduates are at the forefront of the creative and research industries  With many renowned ancient Universities such Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh, UK is one of the most popular destination for further education for students all over the world.

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