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The University of Portsmouth has an excellent reputation for postgraduate teaching and research. From professional qualifications to independent research, on-campus taught programmes to online part-time study, it has a course and study mode to suit all students.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
4,091 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 52%
- Part Time 48%
- UK 73%
- EU 5%
- Other 22%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||55||730||785|
|Accounting & Finance||25||145||170|
|Librarianship & Information Management||50||60||115|
|Geography & Environmental Science||10||75||85|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||20||35||55|
|Art & Design||5||40||45|
|Pharmacology & Pharmacy||30||10||40|
|Communication & Media Studies||5||30||35|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||5||25||25|
|Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering||0||25||25|
|Physics & Astronomy||20||0||20|
|Anatomy & Physiology||5||5||10|
|Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism||0||5||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Postgraduate Open Days
Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you.
Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance
- Find and check tuition fees for specific courses on our Course Chooser.
- Get information about postgraduate loans and other funding available.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- The university offers a significant number of scholarships to highly qualified applicants to postgraduate courses. Please refer to the university website for full information and details on eligibility.
- A generous alumni discount is available.
- The university's £1,700 Care Leavers' bursary is also available to eligible postgraduate students.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- A place in halls is guaranteed for all new full-time applicants who firmly accept an offer to study at the University of Portsmouth and apply for accommodation by the specified deadline.
- The university offers a wide range of good quality, centrally located accommodation with en-suite or shared bathroom facilities. There are also studio options that are prioritised for postgraduate students.