‘I already feel so much more confident applying for jobs.’
Anna, Master’s student at the University of Portsmouth
A stronger sense of direction. Opportunities to specialise and further your prospects. A big step towards achieving your ambitions. Portsmouth is a university where you can connect with great people and businesses, and unlock career possibilities.
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.
5***** rated for excellence in the QS World University rankings 2022
87% would recommend Portsmouth for postgraduate study (PTES Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2022)
Dedicated Graduate School supporting all research students
Master’s Scholarships available for high achievers
Postgraduate events online and on campus
Get face time with course leaders. Hear top tips from our 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.
The confidence to pursue your ambitions. Opportunities to work on papers and experience conferences. Connections with people who can make a difference in your career. A research degree at Portsmouth shows the world you’re ready to make an impact.
Recent research at Portsmouth includes engineering an enzyme that could make single-use plastic recyclable, decoding the language of violence against women, and helping to discover a new species of orangutan. 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
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
Our advice and support could include a Master’s Scholarship of up to £3,000 if you’re a high achiever. We usually have scholarships available for both January and September starts.
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.
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Our virtual tour lets you explore our city, University and student experience from wherever you are.