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Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home.
An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has superb research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, with world-leading research groups conducting impactful work into some of the most significant challenges we face in society today.
Portsmouth offers over 200 postgraduate degrees, in a wide variety of disciplines, across the following five faculties:
Faculty of Business and Law
Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Technology
Located in the coastal maritime city of Portsmouth, students will discover a wide variety of student-friendly activities and attractions, from the historical warships in the port area, to the iconic Spinnaker tower and plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. Postgraduate students joining the university in 2021/22 with be taught through a combination of face-to-face and online learning, with many courses continuing to be offered entirely online, allowing students to attend the university from anywhere in the world.
Prospective postgraduate students can take a virtual tour of the university’s accommodation, read stories from their students, look around the campus facilities and discover Portsmouth's amazing food, shopping, sport and culture.
University of Portsmouth students on Postgraduate Search say:
“I have really enjoyed being challenged at a higher level and refining my skills. I enjoy thinking about how my course will help with my future development as it has really refined what I want to do as a career. The uni is absolutely amazing overall!”
“It has been the most wonderful and delightful experience to study in the University Of Portsmouth”
“Enjoyable, I recommend it to any students considering Portsmouth as a uni. Good access to facilities and most things are in walking distance. Lectures are helpful.”
The University of Portsmouth is an excellent place to study a postgraduate degree course. With a huge selection of both taught and research degrees available, spanning a wide variety of subject areas, the university is a hub of activity and offers plenty of opportunities to take part in impactful research projects and connect with leading academics and industry professionals.
There is a broad range of postgraduate funding opportunities to ease the cost of study, and according to a 2020 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES), 84 per cent of Portsmouth's taught students were satisfied with the course quality and the postgraduate experience provided.