University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth is a forward-thinking, modern university enjoying an excellent reputation for teaching and an expanding research portfolio.
The attractive University Quarter sits in the heart of one of Britain's most historic cities. Our student population is comprised of over 20,000 students including 3,000 from overseas. A growing reputation means that the University is becoming a preferred destination for the best students, tutors and researchers.
The University of Portsmouth offers a rich variety of study opportunities - our
postgraduate taught programmes and
postgraduate research degrees are delivered by departments and schools, each with their own unique identity. Most programmes offer both full and part-time options to provide flexible delivery of programmes in order to meet the demands of busy lifestyles. Many of our programmes are recognised by professional bodies and provide access to employers searching for highly qualified personnel.
As a postgraduate student at the University of Portsmouth, the resources available to you are considerable.
Regardless of whether you are seeking to build on your studies to date, further your career or perhaps pursue a career change, the University of Portsmouth has an extensive range of academic and professional courses will exceed your expectations.
The Portsmouth Business School is a full service school offering degree awards and executive education across accounting, finance, law, business and management disciplines - most of which have been accredited by their respective professional bodies. The courses range from part-time work-based Foundation Degrees to postgraduate programmes including its AMBA accredited Master of Business Administration. The Portsmouth Business School is recognised as a Centre of Research Excellence by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. It has close involvement with both public and private sector organisations and an impressive reputation for research and academic excellence.
The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries is at the heart of the booming creative and cultural industries in the South of England, which itself is one of most successful and dynamic regional economies in the world. The Faculty incorporates the creativity and expertise of the following Schools and Departments; Architecture, Art, Design and Media, Film and Media, Creative Technologies, the Centre for Enterprise and the Institute of Industrial Research. The Faculty is united by high speed technology and specialisms in communications in all its forms - words, music, images, and performance.
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences incorporates the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, the School of Education and Continuing Studies, the School of Languages and Area Studies and the School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies.
The Faculty of Science has a longstanding and well-deserved reputation for excellence in both research and teaching. The Faculty offers programmes in Geography, Geology and Earth Sciences, Health Sciences and Social Work, Psychology and Sports Science.
The Faculty of Technology has an established and well-deserved reputation for excellence in teaching, research, development and knowledge transfer. It offers a wide range of accredited programmes in the fields of the Built Environment, Computing, Electronic Communication Systems and Networks, Engineering and Environment and Heritage. The Faculty also provides the innovative Learning at Work Master's programme.
Lloyd's Register Foundation
Lloyd's Register Foundation (LRF) is delighted to offer three full fee competition funded scholarships for Science and/or Engineering master's courses at the University of Portsmouth starting in September 2013. See full details of the eligible courses and qualifying criteria on our website.
In the 2012 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey an average of 90% of respondents reported that their course at the University of Portsmouth had met or exceeded expectations. Further to this, an average of 91% of respondents reported that the learning resources on their course had met or exceeded expectations and an average of 87% of respondents would recommend their course to a relative or friend. Additionally, an average of 78% of respondents reported that they considered their masters course had improved their employment prospects.
We have a dynamic population of over 400 research students, including many international students, who form an essential and valued part of the of the Universitys research culture.
People decide to study for a research degree for many reasons and at different points in their lives. Our research student community is wide ranging, embracing recent graduates, experienced academics and professionals along with people who may be returning to education after a break of many years.
The idea of starting a research degree with all it encompasses can be daunting and our new Graduate School is here to guide you through the necessary steps to becoming a postgraduate research student. A good starting point is to look at the different research degree options we offer and then to consider the research degree areas we offer supervision in, to decide in which area you want to undertake your study.
For further information, please visit www.port.ac.uk/graduateschool
Our Support Services provide advice and guidance to all students for the duration of their time at University. They include the Academic Skills Unit (ASK), Additional Support and Disability Advice Centre (ASDAC) and our Counselling and Chaplaincy service.
Alongside this is the University Library. At the centre of academic life, the Library provides information in a variety of forms to help you with your study and research. The library is conveniently situated right in the centre of campus and is open from 8am until midnight every day during term time. A team of subject specialist librarians and other trained staff provides a wide range of services to support your information needs and help you make the most of the resources available.
Our active Students Union and Sport and Recreation Department offer membership to sports societies and interest clubs, as well as three sports centres, housing two sports halls, squash courts, two dance/martial arts studios, a synthetic turf pitch, netball courts and grass pitches for football, rugby and lacrosse. We have a 100-station gym with a CV room, resistance zone and free weights room.
Request a prospectus
U.K residents are invited to request an 'on demand' printed or electronic (pdf) version of the prospectus for your chosen area of study. Prospective students outside of the U.K can request an electronic (pdf) version of their chosen prospectus which will be emailed directly to them and available for immediate download.
Request your prospectus now www.port.ac.uk/pgprospectus
Portsmouth Business School part-time and professional open evenings
On Tuesday 9 July and Wednesday 4 September from 5:00 - 7:00pm, Portsmouth Business School is holding an open evening for those interested in postgraduate or part-time undergraduate study.
An introduction to the Business School by the Dean will be followed by a guest speaker.
Over drinks and canapes you will have the opportunity to meet lecturers, current students, and people such as yourself, who are considering the benefits of studying at one of the South's best business schools.
For further details and to register, please visit the Portsmouth Business School events pages
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