Masters study opportunities at University of Portsmouth

Masters and Taught Courses in South East England

Masters study opportunities at the University of Portsmouth

A range of postgrad courses on the island city

Give me insights, ideas and inspiration. Knowledge that helps me make my mark. Give me the University of Portsmouth.

We are the University of Portsmouth: a new breed of university, dedicated to your personal growth and development. Our horizons are broad. Our instinct is to explore. Our promise is to inspire.

Ambitious to make change happen in the world? We’ll help you channel your deepest interests into studies with real potential to transform. Our research and teaching is driven by a desire to solve challenges for communities, countries and the world at large. With space and time to find your niche, you’ll discover a lot about yourself, too. Here, you’ll become all you can be.

On-campus teaching or online part-time study? At Portsmouth, you can choose from a wide range of subjects and modes of study.

Why Portsmouth?

  • No.21 university in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020)
  • Outstanding Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
  • Dedicated Graduate School supporting all research students
  • Top 25% of universities for postgraduate research student experience (PRES Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2017)
  • Masters Scholarships available for high achievers

Courses designed for the career you want

You’re heading towards a highly competitive global job market. It really pays to be prepared. At Portsmouth, we offer courses designed for the career you want. That blend first-rate research facilities with practical application. With opportunities to turn knowledge into knowhow. Crucially, you’ll also enjoy the support of an expert team who know the world of work inside-out.

Our Careers and Employability Service offer expert, tailored advice to help you secure and shape the future you want. They have strong links with local employers. They can advise you on career planning and volunteering opportunities. And they organise dedicated employer events. You can tap into their support for up to 5 years after you leave us.

Along the way, you’ll find teams devoted to helping you in all other aspects of postgrad life – from study success, to sport, housing and wellbeing.

Covering your costs

You’re investing in your future. We want to help you do it wisely. We’re here to help you understand the fees and costs involved, and what support is available to you. That support could include a Masters Scholarship of up to £3,000 if you’re a high achiever.

Here’s a fact that should give you some peace of mind: Portsmouth is one of the UK’s most affordable cities for students, according to the NatWest Student Living Index 2019.

Take a look at our comprehensive guide to fees, funding, scholarships and more.

Research breakthroughs

We are a university that solves society’s problems. Many researchers are actively involved in teaching.

Recent breakthroughs include the discovery of a new enzyme that could make single-use plastic recyclable, the development of new lightweight components for vehicle parts made from more sustainable materials, and the use of virtual reality to help prevent burglary and rehabilitate offenders.

At home with fresh ideas

Portsmouth isn’t just a great place to study – it’s a great place to live. Steeped in history but with a modern vibe, it is an island city that’s open to the world. There’s inspiration round every corner, and beaches and boutiques just a few steps away.

Everything’s close by in Portsmouth. In the course of a day you could go from the deck of a historic ship, to a bustling shopping street, browse in a gallery and relax on the beach. The city’s flat – perfect for cycling – and it’s easy to get around. By night, the city comes alive with gigs, bars, restaurants, clubs and shows.

Our compact campus is threaded through the heart of the city – rubbing shoulders with cafes and venues, yet just a stone’s throw from green spaces and beaches. It’s home to students from all walks of life, and from all around the world. We’re constantly investing in new facilities to help them fulfil their ambitions. Ready to join them?

Postgraduate Open Evenings

Get face time with course leaders. Enjoy top tips from our students. See how flexible postgrad at Portsmouth is. Find a way forward with funding and finance. Meet people who want to help you progress. These are just some of the opportunities you can take advantage of if you visit us at a postgraduate open event.

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