Student Accommodation

  • A place in halls is guaranteed to all new full-time UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate applicants who firmly accept an offer to study at the University of Portsmouth and apply for accommodation by the specified deadline.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,700
Mixed £5,200
Laboratory £6,400
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The £1,700 Care Leavers Bursary is available to eligible postgraduate students.
  • Current undergraduates and alumni of the university can apply for various scholarships towards postgraduate study, including 300 bursaries of £3,000 each for full-time undergraduates going on to Master's courses.

Research

  • Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.
  • The university also offers Professional Doctorates and MRes degrees as well as Master’s and other flexible postgraduate qualifications.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

3,314 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 51%
  • Part Time 49%

Domicile

  • UK 69%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 26%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 60 930 990
Social studies 165 310 475
Engineering & technology 40 370 415
Biological sciences 95 125 220
Languages 20 190 210
Architecture, building & planning 10 190 200
Education 5 195 200
Physical sciences 50 125 175
Computer science 55 60 115
Subjects allied to medicine 85 30 110
Law 5 75 80
Mathematical sciences 10 60 70
Creative arts & design 10 20 25
Historical & philosophical studies 5 10 15
Mass communications & documentation 5 10 15
Medicine & dentistry 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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