Main location Portsmouth, England
 Courses : Undergraduate, Master, Flexible and Professional courses, PhD, and Partner courses

Student life

Student’s Union: Different activities: Societies, Athletic Union, Student Media, volunteering, music, etc Mosques in the area are University of Portsmouth Islamic Society, Portsmouth Jami Mosque, and Portsmouth Central Masjid    

About The University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, England. From professional qualifications to independent research, on-campus taught programmes to online part-time study, the university has a study mode that will suit you. Their courses are taught by academics that are passionate about their subjects and are determined to inspire you. You will receive a first-class educational experience led by excellent researchers. You will be studying at a leading British university. Students report high levels of satisfaction and it is in the top 30 English mainstream universities with a National Student Satisfaction score of 88%, which is above the national average.

Each campus is composed of different departments:

Portsmouth Business and Law School, it has these specialties: Accounting and Financial Management, Economics and Finance, Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management, Marketing and sales, Operations and Systems Management, Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation, School of Law.

Faculty of Technology, it is composed of School of Civil Engineering and Surveying, School of Computing and Gravitation, School of Engineering, Department of Mathematics.

Faculty of Science, it includes School of Biological Sciences, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Department of Geography, School of Health Sciences and Social Work, School of Optometry, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Psychology, Department of Sport and Exercise Science

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, it includes the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, School of Education and Childhood Studies, School of Languages and Area Studies, School of Social, Historical, and Literary Studies.

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, it is composed of Portsmouth School of Architecture, School of Art and Design, School of Creative Arts, Film and Media, School of Creative Technologies, Institute of Industrial Research.

The good reasons to make Portsmouth your choice:

Teaching for bright futures

You will be taught by dedicated academics who are in touch with the latest developments in their industries. You will have opportunities to take part in career enhancing activities, such as placements, exchanges, enterprise, volunteering or work-based learning.

Student-Friendly City

Location is an important factor when choosing a university. If you choose Portsmouth, you will be located in a lively island city on the south coast of England. With its port, dockyard and naval heritage, Portsmouth has a long history of welcoming visitors from all over the world.  The historic sits comfortably with the modern, offering you the best of both worlds. Everything is close by in Portsmouth and the campus is in the city centre, meaning the shops, the train station and the beach are all a short walk away. The University has specific services designed to support you as an international student. 


You will find that Portsmouth is a good place to live on a student budget too. You will find good local markets selling fruit and vegetables and supermarkets and shops selling international food.  You can work for up to 20 hours a week in term time, if you want to make your money go further, and being a thriving waterfront City, Portsmouth has many part-time job opportunities. 

Campus for learning and living

You will join a community 22,000 students with over 4,000 international students from 130 different countries. We have fantastic facilities including a model pharmacy, courtroom, forensics house, creative studios, TV studios and cutting-edge laboratories for science and engineering. They have invested significantly in their new Library and IT facilities. You can choose to live in Halls of Residence or rent privately. In Halls, most rooms are en-suite, have a telephone connection, wi-fi, free broadband and cable TV, including international channels. Female only flats are available and dedicated postgraduate accommodation.