About University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth is a great place to live, whatever you decide to study. Whether you've got your heart set on a course, or you're still in two minds, let us show you why Portsmouth is the perfect place to spend your uni years.
As a student here, you can take advantage of miles of sunny beaches and green spaces, great nightlife, a friendly and open community, independent restaurants and shops, and much more. You’ll also get the support you need to grow as a person and to start your career, and have the chance to join one of our hundreds of clubs and societies.
Thanks to our outstanding teaching and facilities, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge to succeed. Sounds good, right? We’re proud to be a breath of fresh air in the academic world – a place where everyone gets the support they need to achieve their best. We’re always discovering. Through the work we do, we engage with our community and world beyond our hometown. We don’t fit the mould, we break it.
We educate and transform the lives of our students and the people around us. We recruit students for their promise and potential and for where they want to go. We stand out, not just in the UK but in the world, in innovation and research, with excellence in areas from cosmology and forensics to cyber security, epigenetics and brain tumour research.
Just as the world keeps moving, so do we. We’re closely involved with our local community and we take our ideas out into the global marketplace. We partner with business, industry and government to help improve, navigate and set the course for a better future. Since the first day we opened our doors, our story has been about looking forward. We’re interested in the future, and here to help you shape it.
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University of Portsmouth Rankings
Our NSS 2018 results:
88% – our student satisfaction score - above the national average since 2006
Top 20 – we're in the Top 20 of UK universities for student satisfaction
Top 25 university - Our position in the The Guardian University Guide 2019, the fifth straight year we've climbed the rankings.
We're 51st in the Times University Guide 2019, rising two places from 2018.
Students from the Philippines
If you’re from the Philippines and interested in studying in the UK, the University of Portsmouth is a great place to fulfiLl your ambitions.
- If you've completed the Senior High School (Arts/Sports) Certificate or a local Diploma, you'll usually need to do a foundation year before doing an undergraduate course such as a Bachelor's degree. We recommend you take a foundation course at our associated college International College Portsmouth (ICP).
- If you've successfully completed the Senior High School (Academic), we'll consider you for admission onto an undergraduate course via ICP's Stage 2 programme.
- For entry to our postgraduate Master's programmes, you'll usually need to have a Bachelor's degree from a local prestigious university, or a local Master degree, with a GPA of at least 2.0. Work experience is also required for several postgraduate courses and many courses will require you to have studied relevant subjects. Please see our courses for more details.
- As a student from the Philippines, you can apply for various scholarships and bursaries, including the International Alumni Referral Award, Goal Award and Chevening Scholarship. You can find more information about these on our funding page.
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