University of Portsmouth

Key Info

Intake Periods September 2024

About University of Portsmouth

Located on England’s south coast, Portsmouth is a compact city with everything students need near campus, and it is located just 90 minutes from London by direct train.

The University of Portsmouth has a five-star rating for teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, arts and culture, and inclusiveness (QS Top Universities 2023).

Students can choose from hundreds of degrees spanning business, creativity and culture, humanities and social sciences, science, and technology. They can enjoy work placements, or practice their skills in simulated environments like the replica courtroom, virtual reality labs or our crime scene simulation facility.

Students at the University join a global community – welcoming 5,700 international students from 150 different countries.

The University of Portsmouth is here to support students’ education, ambitions, and wellbeing. That means providing life-changing learning and career opportunities. It also means helping students live well in the UK – from housing to health, to managing money and more.

The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.

International students can also get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.


International College Portsmouth

If you are an international student who does not qualify for direct entry, you may be able to begin your pathway at International College Portsmouth (ICP) and graduate with a degree from the University.

ICP is an embedded college to the University of Portsmouth and is centrally located on campus.

ICP offers undergraduate foundation and international first-year courses, and pre-Master’s. ICP offers a flexible entry system of three intakes each year (January, May, and September) which allows you to begin your studies at a time that best suits you.

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University of Portsmouth Subject Areas

Subject Areas

Accounting and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Business and Management, Civil Engineering, Computing and IT, Creative Media, Creative Writing, Criminology, Dentistry, Design and Crafts, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English and Creative Writing, Environmental Studies, Forensic Science and Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Health and Social Care, History, Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism, International Relations, Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations, Languages, Law, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Science, Sociology, Sports and fitness, Supply Chain and Logistics

Apply to study at University of Portsmouth as an international student