If you are looking for a university to get you where you want to be, Portsmouth is the place for you. A new breed of university, we are dedicated to your personal growth and development. Whatever success looks like for you, we will help you achieve it.
Located on England’s south coast, Portsmouth is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city - just 90-minutes from London by direct train. Most university buildings are in the heart of our compact city. Everything you need is close by, including: four miles of beautiful beach, excellent nightlife and entertainment, and the historic castle and dockyard.
Teaching comes first at the University of Portsmouth. We hold the Gold standard from the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). This government scheme recognises excellent teaching in UK universities and Gold is the highest accolade and places us among the UK’s top universities for teaching.
Choose from hundreds of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees spanning business, creativity and culture, humanities, science and technology. You will experience incredible opportunities, pioneering projects and hands-on learning that will help you go far. First-rate placements and research, real-life settings, industry contacts and careers expertise. Teaching that opens your eyes and raises your game.
We will inspire and encourage you, and help you shape a bright, bold future.
1) TEF Gold (Teaching Excellence Framework) - Only 30+ universities awarded Gold out of over 130 universities
2) No.1 in the UK for Boosting Graduates Salaries (The Economist 2017) - Portsmouth graduate usually earns £3,100 (13%) above expectations, 5 years after they finish their course
3) 5 Stars University (QS Top Universities 2021)
4) Top 150 Young Universities in the World (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020)
5) The Guardian (Guardian 2020) Top 10 subject areas: Biology, Design, Criminology, Sports Science, Mathematics (Logistics/ Supply Chain)
6) The Guardian (Guardian 2020) Top 20 subject areas: Fashion, Environmental Science, Architecture, Pharmacy, Electronic Engineering, International Relations
Vice Chancellor's Global Development Scholarship
For February 2021 entry onwards, eligible students will be able to receive the Vice Chancellor's Global Development Scholarship. This scholarship will take the form of a £1,600 fee reduction that will apply to your first year of study.