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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.
Do you want to increase participation in sport and physical activity? Are you interested in helping a new generation of elite athletes achieve their goals at global events such as the Olympics? Are you ambitious enough to work in sports management, which is one of the biggest growing global leisure markets? If the answer to any of the former is yes, this is the ideal degree course for you.
This wide-ranging BSc (Hons) Sports Management and Development degree course builds your understanding of sport and its role in society. You’ll learn how sports development and sports management can give people the opportunity to take part in sport and physical activity, no matter their ability. You’ll graduate with the knowledge, understanding and skill to excel in either the sports management or sports development sectors.
The course is based in one of the highest performing sports departments in England, that prides itself on the experience and knowledge of its staff.
Television is evolving and the need for media content continues to grow along with the popularity of platforms such as YouTube, Netflix and Now TV.
This BSc (Hons) Television and Broadcasting degree course is an exciting and practical way to learn how to produce and make live television programmes whilst developing industry-level skills in media production. You’ll become a multi-skilled, media-savvy broadcaster who's fully experienced in camera-operating, sound recording, producing, presenting, directing, editing and writing for media platforms and television.
You’ll use industry-standard video kit and multiple TV studios to produce and broadcast live television content to audiences, which will prepare you for employment within this fast-paced and competitive industry.
If you're excited by a future filled with Virtual and Augmented Reality technology, this BSc (Hons) Virtual and Augmented Reality degree course is for you.
Designed to reflect the skills and discipline required to excel in the Virtual and Augmented Reality industries, this course lets you get your hands on the latest VR and AR technology and software, and build your knowledge, skills and portfolio at the same time.
The teaching on this course is closely aligned with the latest academic and industry research and discoveries too – so as Virtual and Augmented Reality technology evolves, we'll ensure that what you're learning is the always the latest and most relevant information.
And when you graduate, you'll have highly sought-after skills and provable experience in the field, and you'll be all set to take your first steps towards a fulfilling career in AR, VR or a related industry.
Do you love making film, TV or digital media? Do you have ambitions for a career in the media, but don’t meet the entry requirements for one of our Bachelor's degree programmes? If so, this BA (Hons) Media and Communication with Foundation Year degree course is ideal.
On this media Foundation course, you'll put theory into practice. You’ll get a grounding in media and communication skills during the Foundation year that are vital for studying at degree level. You’ll then develop your creative talent by studying visual storytelling, advertising, journalism, audience profiling, script writing, and editing.
The international media industry is expanding, making it one of the fastest growing graduate specialisms. When you complete this course successfully, you'll be ready for a career in this area in jobs such as PR and communications officer, social media assistant, visual media co-ordinator, or TV researcher.
If you've got ambitions for a career in engineering, but don’t meet the entry requirements for one of our Bachelor's degree programmes, then this BEng (Hons) Engineering and Technology degree with foundation year is ideal.
In your first year, you’ll develop your skills in maths, science and technology. You can then take your skills and knowledge onto one of our engineering and technology degree courses.
With a degree in engineering, you can start a career as a professional engineer in areas such as civil engineering, manufacturing engineering, electronic and energy engineering, and aerospace.