Portsmouth University

The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England; it is located mainly on Portsea Island, the United Kingdom's only island city. The University of Portsmouth is composed of five faculties divided into 29 departments: Portsmouth Business School, Faculty of Technology, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries.


Students can study a range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including accounting and financial management, economics and finance, organisation studies and human resource management, marketing and sales, operations and systems management, strategy, enterprise and innovation, law, civil engineering and surveying, computing, cosmology and gravitation, engineering, mathematics, biological sciences, earth and environmental sciences, geography, dental, health sciences and social work, pharmacy and biomedical sciences, psychology, sport and exercise science, criminal justice studies, education and childhood studies, languages and area studies, social, historical and literary studies, architecture, art and design, creative arts, film and media, creative technologies and industrial research.

Popular Course

School of Engineering

  • Computer Engineering MEng/BEng (Hons)

  • Electronic Engineering MEng/BEng (Hons)

  • Engineering & Technology BEng (Hons)

  • Mechanical Engineering MEng/BEng (Hons)

  • Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering BEng (Hons)

  • Petroleum Engineering MEng/BEng (Hons)

  • Software Engineering BSc (Hons)


School of IT

  • Business Information Systems BSc (Hons)

  • Computer Animation and Visual Effects BSc (Hons)

  • Computer Animation with Business Communication BSc (Hons)

  • Computer Games Enterprise BSc (Hons)

  • Computer Games Technology BSc (Hons)

  • Computer Games Technology with Business Communication BSc (Hons)

  • Computer Networks BSc (Hons)

  • Computer Science BSc (Hons)

  • Computing BSc (Hons)

  • Digital Media BSc (Hons)

  • Entertainment Technology BSc (Hons)

  • Forensic Computing BSc (Hons)

  • Music Computing BSc (Hons)

  • Web Technologies BSc (Hons)


School of Health Sciences

  • Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

  • Optometry MOptom

  • Pharmacology BSc (Hons)

  • Pharmacy MPharm (Hons)