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Master’s study opportunities at University of Portsmouth

A range of postgrad courses to unlock career possibilities

‘I already feel so much more confident applying for jobs.’

Anna, Master’s student at the University of Portsmouth

This is your time to find a stronger sense of direction. To specialise and further your prospects. And take a huge step towards achieving your ambitions. Portsmouth is the place where you can connect with great people and businesses, and unlock career possibilities.

Taught qualification or independent research? On-campus teaching or online part-time study? Choose from a wide range of subjects and modes of study to suit you.

Why Portsmouth?

  • 5***** rated for excellence in the QS World University rankings 2024
  • TOP 35 University (The Guardian University Guide, 2024)
  • TOP 3 modern University for Research Power (Research Excellence Framework 2021)

Courses designed for the career you want

At Portsmouth, we offer courses designed for the career you want. Courses that blend first-rate research facilities with practical application. Our tutors’ research, links with industry and international connections bring relevance and purpose to learning. They’ll share the insights and skills you will need to achieve your ambitions.

You’re not on your own when you study a Master’s at Portsmouth. We’re here with a wide range of advice, guidance and support to help you get the absolute best from this unique time in your life. From housing to wellbeing to advanced study skills, we’ve got your back. Plus we also offer five years career support after you graduate!

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.

Take a look at our comprehensive guide to fees and funding for Master’s students.

Research breakthroughs

The University of Portsmouth is a haven for world-leading research. From our island city, we reach out around the globe to help solve societies’ problems.

Recent research at Portsmouth includes engineering an enzyme that could make single-use plastic recyclable, decoding the language of violence against women, and helping to discover a new species of orangutan.

Many researchers are actively involved in teaching and supervision. They’ll empower you to reach your breakthrough moments.

A great place to live and study

Portsmouth is a small and lively island city that contains everything you need. Focus on your studies with as little distraction as you like. Then, when it’s time to step away from your books, the seafront offers you the perfect place to revive. And time to reset.

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 events online and on campus

Get face time with course representatives who want to help you progress. Hear top tips from our postgrad students. Find a way forward with funding and finance. And explore how flexible postgrad study at Portsmouth can be. These are just some of the opportunities you can take advantage of at a postgraduate open event. Book your place today.

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