Choose the University of Portsmouth for your Studies

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High ranking modern university in the UK – over 4000 international students can’t be wrong. Portsmouth is a leading modern university enjoying an excellent reputation for teaching informed by world-class research. We have over 22,700 students, including more than 4,000 overseas students from over 100 countries. We offer superb facilities in a vibrant waterfront location – a university by the sea in the heart of one of Britain’s most historic cities.

Top ranking 

Ranked in the top 30 mainstream universities in England for student satisfaction with a rating of 88% compared to the national average of 85% (National Student Survey 2013). We are also among the top 400 universities in the world (The Times Higher World University Rankings 2013). The Guardian University Guide League Table 2014 ranks Portsmouth in its top 50 universities.

High-quality teaching 

A Portsmouth degree will be challenging and relevant for your future. You’ll be supported to become an independent learner and encouraged to realise your potential. Here, you’ll be taught by, and have access to, inspiring academics who are experts in their fields. Our research informs our teaching in a number of ways and some of our students even get involved in externally-funded research projects working with our experts as part of their course or as paid research assistants.

Professional partnerships

A significant number of our courses are accredited or validated by professional organisations, and many more offer an accelerated route to qualifying with a profession or obtaining chartered status. You’ll find more information about this on our online course pages.

Real-life learning

At Portsmouth, whatever you choose to study, you will participate in a challenging academic course and learn in excellent spaces. Significant investment in our campus means you will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities. In many academic areas, we have simulated environments providing real-life learning experiences.


What are your chances of getting a job when you finish? At Portsmouth they’re higher than average. We prepare you for the real world of employment with ongoing careers support from the moment you start, to several years after you finish.


Located on the south coast of England, only 90 minutes from London by train, Portsmouth is a lively city enjoying some of the best weather in the UK. It is a vibrant and cosmopolitan place to live where the historic complements the modern. The city is compact and it’s really easy to get around. Most of the University’s buildings are in the heart of the city and the teaching buildings sit alongside the halls of residence. Everything else you need is within easy reach including shopping, entertainment and the seafront.

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