University of Portsmouth


The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. The earliest incarnation of the University existed in the Victorian era, and until 1992 the University was known as Portsmouth Polytechnic before being granted university status. It is a high performing University Alliance establishment across national league tables, placed within the top 25 of UK universities. It is one of only four universities in the south-east to be rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, placing it in the top 20%.

Portsmouth has educated a wide range of people, including Tim Peake, Grayson Perry, Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, Sir John Armitt, Baroness Diana Maddock, and CEO of HSBC John Flint. Its alumni can be found worldwide, holding senior and executive positions in banking, politics, and civil engineering. Staff at the University include Alessandro Melis, curator of the Italian Pavilione at the XVII Venice Biennale, and astrophysicist and Eddington Medal winner Prof. Claudia Maraston.

The University is a member of the University Alliance and The Channel Islands Universities Consortium. The University offers a range of disciplines, including Pharmacy, International Relations, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Paleontology, Criminology, and Criminal Justice.


Faculty of Business and Law

  • Portsmouth Business School, with subject groups:
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Economics and Finance
  • Organization Studies and Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Operations and Systems Management
  • Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation
  • Portsmouth Law School

Faculty of Technology

  • School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
  • School of Computing
  • Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation
  • School of Energy and Electronic Engineering
  • School of Mechanical and Design Engineering
  • School of Mathematics and Physics

Faculty of Science and Health

  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences
  • Dental Academy
  • School of Health and Care Professions
  • School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
  • Department of Psychology
  • School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
  • School of Education and Childhood Studies
  • School of Languages and Applied Linguistics
  • School of Area Studies, History, Politics and Literature

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Portsmouth School of Architecture
  • School of Art, Design and Performance
  • School of Film, Media and Communication
  • School of Creative Technologies


Whether you're in their halls of residence or renting in the city, when you join us you won't just study here, you'll make Portsmouth your home.

Wherever you choose to live, you'll become part of the local community. You'll discover Portsmouth is a bustling, easy-to-explore city with 4 miles of beaches and plenty of green spaces.

And because you can walk across the city in an hour, everything you need is within walking distance. The rest of the country is easy to reach too, thanks to their great transport links.

Their accommodation application process will open in February 2021 and all applicants holding a firm offer will be sent details on all their accommodation options from February, including the halls of residence allocation policy and any accommodation deadlines to ensure their guaranteed place in halls.


National rankings

  • Complete (2021)                                          61
  • Guardian (2021)                                           66
  • Times / Sunday Times (2021)                     72

Global rankings

  • ARWU (2020)                                                501–600
  • QS (2021)                                                      601–650
  • THE (2021)                                                     501–600

British Government assessment

  • Teaching Excellence Framework              Gold

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