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City By the sea

UCAS code: P80

Portsmouth is the university that sees you as you are: one-of-a-kind. When you join our friendly community, you won’t be expected to fit a mould. We’re here to help you become even more you .

Portsmouth is the only UK university that offers flexible sandwich placements for our undergraduates and we call these Connected Degrees. This is a 3 year course with a 4th year paid placement and courses offer the freedom to choose when you take your placement: either before or after your final year.

The opportunity is available to students joining us from September 2024 and is a new way to connect your degree to your future.

A young and ambitious university with a Gold rating in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment, we’re officially recognised as one of the UK’s best universities for teaching. This means we provide a world-class education, and an outstanding and supportive student experience.

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

72%

MED

Varied union activities

69%

MED

Sporty

68%

MED

Political

50%

MED

Creative

60%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £21.2k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 98% HIGH
Student satisfaction score 78%

Number of students

26,570

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

73%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

35%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

53%

of students are male

Young / Mature

23%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

16%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

365 comments (93 students)

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