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About University of Portsmouth
We're the university that sees you as you are: one-of-a-kind. You won't be expected to fit into a mould at Portsmouth. Instead, we see our job as giving you the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to make your life anything you want it to be. So we're determined to help every student, whatever their background, achieve their absolute best.
A young and ambitious university, we're respected for the quality of our teaching, learning and student outcomes. If you choose to study here, you can expect an all-round excellent student experience, with our commitment to boost yo...
We're the university that sees you as you are: one-of-a-kind. You won't be expected to fit into a mould at Portsmouth. Instead, we see our job as giving you the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to make your life anything you want it to be. So we're determined to help every student, whatever their background, achieve their absolute best.<br/><br/>A young and ambitious university, we're respected for the quality of our teaching, learning and student outcomes. If you choose to study here, you can expect an all-round excellent student experience, with our commitment to boost your employability. And if you need help with anything – from wellbeing to academic skills – there's extensive support on tap. We also offer wide-ranging financial support including scholarships and bursaries. Whatever success means to you, you'll find it at Portsmouth.
Our campus is woven into the heart of Portsmouth. Your learning spaces, library, sports facilities and halls of residence rub shoulders with shops, bars, restaurants, cafés and venues, including the beautiful Victorian New Theatre Royal and Grade II listed Portsmouth Guildhall. It's always buzzing. Yet the beach, miles of green spaces and stunning sea views are only a short walk away.
At Portsmouth, you'll find a campus evolving in all kinds of exciting ways – from advanced facilities like our Future Technology Centre and Motion Capture Studios, to our brand new sustainable Sports Centre, set in a community orchard. Our £400 million masterplan means the campus will keep developing during your studies, creating amazing experiences and new possibilities for your learning.
Transport links are excellent, too. You can get to central London by rail in 90 minutes, travel by sea to France and Spain, and for places further away, Gatwick, Heathrow and
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University of Portsmouth Key Information
Portsmouth wants to get you career-ready. Our graduate employment rates are some of the UK's best, with 94% of graduates in work or further study (HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21). Courses are designed to give you skills employers are looking for, often using simulated working environments and professional equipment. Most courses give the option of a paid placement year to get a taste of working life and build up your CV.
We have great links with employers across a wide range of industries. Many give talks on campus, offering you opportunities to make professional connections. Lots of courses are accredited, approved or recognised by Professional Statutory Regulatory Bodies, certifying you've got specialist knowledge and skills needed for those professions.
Our Careers and Employability Service is free to access from the moment you register with Portsmouth, to five years after you graduate. It offers workshops, online resources, and one-to-ones to help with job seeking and career building.
From watersports to festivals, Portsmouth is an inspiring place to live and study. There’s a wealth of lively music, comedy and theatre venues, great independent and designer shopping options for all budgets, fantastic food from around the world – including traditional seaside fish’n’chips – and amazing options for active living. Social and learning events put on by the Union help students feel part of a community at the University.
The Residence Life team runs a varied social events programme for all new students. And when you want to take a break from it all, you can find safe, supportive spaces like the campus Chaplaincy (for people of all faiths and none) or simply stop and watch the waves as the sun sets on the Solent. There’s nowhere quite like the UK’s only island city – why not come and see for yourself?
Tuition Fees, Scholarships and Bursaries
If you're from the UK, tuition fees for all full-time undergraduate courses at Portsmouth are currently £9,250 a year. Right now, if you're from the EU you'll also pay £9,250 a year thanks to our Transition Scholarship. Fees for part-time courses vary depending on the course. Fees for international students also vary.
It's best to check the University of Portsmouth website for the most up-to-date facts and figures about fees, click the Visit Website button to find out more now. You'll also find information on our site about how we can help you manage your money and make it go further.