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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.
From the Internet to cloud computing, social networking, and multimedia streaming, computer networks play a vital role in all aspects of business, government and public services.
On this BSc (Hons) Computer Networks degree course, you’ll learn to develop and manage sophisticated computer networks solutions and get hands on with the latest technologies to make a mark on the future of the industry. You’ll also have the option to join our Cisco Networking Academy to add an industry-recognised Cisco certification to your degree.
With the current shortage of networking and IT professionals, your skill set will be in high demand across many sectors when you graduate, opening doors to careers in roles such as network architect, consultant and developer.
Do you have a passion for tech and like investigating how sophisticated computer systems are built? Do you want to turn your enthusiasm for computing into a career working with and developing the latest computer technology?
On this BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree, you'll study all aspects of computer science, from software and hardware to information processing and computer security.
Year 1 gives you a grounding in core concepts of computer science such as programming, networking and operating systems, providing a solid foundation for your later studies and career.
In years 2 and 3 you'll study more advanced concepts in areas including software engineering and algorithm design. You'll have the opp
ortunity to choose modules that match your interests and ambitions and explore the latest boundary-pushing technology such as artificial intelligence and robotics.You can apply your knowledge in industry or set up your own business on an optional year-long full-time paid placement between years 2 and 3.
The content of this course is shaped by the latest computer science research and input from industry professionals. So you'll be ready to apply your knowledge and skills to a career working with the most recent advances in computing after you graduate.
Ever wondered how the clever technology that we rely on gets created? Whether it's mobile apps, wearable devices, or networks that keep everything connected, someone has to create them – could you make your mark on this fast-moving industry?
On this BSc (Hons) Computing degree, you’ll learn how to turn your interest in computing into a career in this field. You’ll develop skills you'll use as a computing professional in areas such as software engineering, systems analysis, and systems design and development.
Interested in becoming a Computer Science teacher? You can combine your computing studies with teacher training and school teaching placements. If successful, you’ll get a £9,000 bursary in your final year and have Qualified Teacher Status alongside your BSc Computing degree.
Do you have the ambition to join a new generation of construction professionals who are shaping the future of the industry?
On this BEng (Hons) Construction Engineering Management degree course, you’ll get the leadership, interpersonal, technical and management skills you need to start a career in this rapidly changing field.
This course will open doors to a rewarding career in construction engineering management, whether you’re looking to work nationally or take your ambition abroad to manage teams on international projects.
If you’re bursting with creative ideas and want to inject them into a career in media, this degree gives you the skills that will bring your ideas to life.
On this BSc (Hons) Creative Media Technologies degree, you’ll develop the abilities you need to create engaging content across all types of media. You’ll get to know your way around professional software packages and emerge ready to take on ambitious content projects in fields such as web development, content marketing, TV production and animation.