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The University of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England, about 120km southwest of London. There are over 24,000 students enrolled, 5,200 of which are international.
Portsmouth is a modern, multi-disciplinary university offering practical courses at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research level across five faculties. Most bachelor's degrees include a one year paid work placement and the University is currently ranked 21st in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020), and is rated highly for student satisfaction and graduate employment.
We’re proud to be a breath of fresh air in the academic world – a place where everyone gets the support they need to achieve their best.
We’re always discovering. We don’t fit the mould, we break it. Just as the world keeps moving, so do we.
We’re closely involved with our local community and we take our ideas into the global marketplace. We partner with business, industry and government to set the course for a better future. And we educate and transform the lives of our students to help them achieve their potential.
We stand out, not just in the UK but in the world. We excel in research areas from cosmology and astrophysics to cyber security, forensics and sport science.
Since the first day we opened our doors, we've looked towards the future. And we're here to help you shape it.
Are you excited by the natural world and want to tackle issues like disease, endangered species, and food and water shortages?
This accredited BSc (Hons) Biology degree gives you the knowledge and skills to apply your interest in the science of life and living organisms. With this degree under your belt, you can contribute positively to society in your career.
In your first year, you'll get a foundation in key biological theories and principles. You'll also be introduced to the practical skills and technology you'll use throughout your degree and in your career as a biologist.
In years 2 and 3, you'll build on your fundamental biology skills and knowledge. You can specialise in the strands of biology that interest you most, such as microbiology and biotechnology, cell and molecular biology, or ecology and evolution.
In your final year, you'll design and run an investigation and present it to a professional specification. You can do a placement year after your second year, or study abroad on a conservation or research scheme.
Your Biology degree could set you up for a rewarding career in education, research, scientific journalism or the biotechnology and environmental sectors. And you'll be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Biology.
Do you want to be on the frontline of research into the causes and consequences of disease? Do you want to use scientific knowledge and lab skills in a career that improves people's health?
Biomedical science focuses on understanding the biology of disease and how we can use this knowledge to diagnose, monitor and manage health conditions effectively.
This BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science course gives you the knowledge, skills and experience you need for a career as a Biomedical Scientist. You'll focus both on the research processes used to uncover the workings of human disease and the clinical practices used to make a definitive diagnosis.
You'll use modern lab facilities and learn from HCPC-registered Biomedical Scientists and researchers whose work is shaping the expert view on conditions such as brain tumours.
After developing the foundational knowledge and skills you'll apply throughout your studies and career in year 1, you can choose modules and projects that match your interests and ambitions in years 2 and 3.
You can spend a year working in a lab or related setting on an optional sandwich year between years 2 and 3. You'll also have opportunities to study abroad.
When you complete the course successfully, you can become a registered Biomedical Scientist in the NHS (after 12 months of work-based learning) or an independent researcher in a private healthcare setting. You can also continue your studies or carry out research at postgraduate level.
From advising on the specification of new development proposals to assessing the viability of repairs and renovations, building surveyors are at the heart of decision-making in construction projects.
This BSc (Hons) Building Surveying course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It gives you the technical skills and hands-on experience to perform this pivotal role and is the first step towards becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor.
In this BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems degree course, you’ll gain the problem-solving, managerial and technical skills you need to get to the heart of issues, as an information systems professional.
You’ll learn how to communicate and investigate complex problems and develop solutions which combine business ideas and technology, in any type of business, large or small. You'll develop a combination of skills that give you a unique overview of organisations and the ability to work well with others and share ideas at all levels.
The course opens doors to a career in fields such as business analysis, systems analysis and design, system management, security management, project management, knowledge management, and business consultancy.
Are you bursting with business ideas and ready to develop the skills, knowledge and ability to bring them to life?
This BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship degree course unlocks your potential to create and innovate, either in your own business or an established organisation.
You’ll emerge from this course with the commercial insight and techniques to become a successful entrepreneur, whether self-employed or as a valuable member of a larger team.
This degree shares a common first year with several other business courses. This gives you the flexibility to transfer to another course if you develop an interest in a different subject area.