University of Portsmouth

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University of Portsmouth



We are the University of Portsmouth: progressive and proud of our city’s heritage. We stand out as a new kind of university, a breath of fresh air in the academic world.

Portsmouth is a place for people who want to make a difference. We’re intent on discovery and our excellent research makes an impact, not just in the UK, but on the world. With over 200 postgraduate degrees to choose from, The University is a place where you’ll be encouraged to find your niche, and be supported to go beyond what you thought possible.

Why Portsmouth?

  • Top 25 UK university (Guardian University Guide 2019)
  • Outstanding Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
  • A dedicated graduate school supporting all research students
  • Top 25% of universities for postgraduate research student experience (PRES Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2017)
  • Master’s scholarships available for high achievers for September 2019.

Visit Our Campus
Want to get a taste of what’s to come? There’s no better way than to visit us in person at one of the many postgraduate open events we run. Whether you want to have your questions answered by postgraduate students, meet course leaders, see our research in action or explore our seaside city, we have an event for you. Check our events schedule to plan your visit.

Request a prospectus
There are plenty of great reasons to choose Portsmouth, and they're all in our postgraduate prospectus. Inside, you'll find all you need to know about our postgraduate taught courses and research degrees, how to fund your studies, and much more besides.

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Research and innovation is an integral part of our story. We’re committed to finding solutions for the real world, tackling problems that have an impact on society, human life and our planet. Joining the University of Portsmouth means becoming part of a thriving research community of more than 800 students. We also offer a dedicated Graduate School, there to give you guidance throughout.

Fees and Funding
Choosing to study for a postgrad degree is an investment in your future. We’re here to help you understand the fees and costs involved, and what support is available to you.

We believe that high achievement should be rewarded. That’s why, if you’re thinking of joining us from another university, having achieved a first-class honours degree, you could be eligible for a Master’s Scholarship of £3,000. Visit our website for a comprehensive guide to fees, funding, scholarships and more.

Support & Employability
We share your ambition. We’ll support you in establishing a successful career and using your passion to make a difference.

Our dedicated in-house careers and employability team offers advice on career planning, volunteering opportunities, links with local employers and dedicated employer events.

City and Campus
Located on the sunny south coast of the UK, Portsmouth is an exciting and vibrant place to live and study, as well known for its modern outlook as for its rich history. It’s compact enough to get around quickly and easily, with shopping, entertainment and the seafront just a stone’s throw from our university buildings. From historic ships to modern architecture, there’s something for everyone in Portsmouth. Our campus is home to students from all walks of life, and we’re constantly investing in new facilities to help them fulfil their ambitions. Ready to join them?

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