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You've submitted your application, now explore more of what Portsmouth has to offer

Whether you made it to one of our Applicant Experience days or not, we can still help you make your decision. Take part in the activities below and to discover more of Portsmouth.

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Course activities and resources

Join our course teams for various interactive activities, including taster lectures, tours and talks. Find your course below.

Accounting with Finance BSc (Hons)

Discover our Bloomberg Suite | Explore your modules

Animation BA (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Discover our Centre for Creative and Immersive XR

Applied Languages BA (Hons)

Learn about your course | Discover our Interpreting Suite | Watch our Parents Talk

Architecture BA (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Learn about your course

Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Explore our laboratories

Biology BSc (Hons)

Explore our laboratories

Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities

Building Surveying BSc (Hons) 

Join the interactive tour

Business and Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

Reasons to study Business and Human Resource Management | Meet your course leader | Learn about our research on women in the creative industries

Business and Management BA (Hons)

Discover what you can do with Business Management degree | Explore your faculty

Business and Supply Chain Management BSc (Hons)

Discover reasons to study Supply Chain Management | Hear from one of our current students

Business Management and Entrepreneurship BA (Hons)

Read about a student's placement with Disney | Meet your course leader | Get your course questions answered

Childhood and Youth Studies BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Hear from one of our graduates | Watch our Parents Talk

Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Find out about the support you'll get whilst studying

Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Hear from one of our students | Watch our Parents Talk

Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)/MEng 

Join the interactive tour

Computer Animation and Visual Effects BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Discover our Centre for Creative and Immersive XR | Watch a motion capture demonstration | Hear from one of our graduates

Computer Games Production BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Discover our Centre for Creative and Immersive XR | Watch a motion capture demonstration | Watch our showreel for TIGA Games Industry Awards

Computer Games Technology BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Discover our Centre for Creative and Immersive XR | Watch a motion capture demonstration | Watch our showreel for TIGA Games Industry Awards

Computer Networks BSc (Hons)

In your first year, you'll study the history, major advances and trends in computing and computer science. One of your tasks will be to analyse a fictional conversation and explain it in a video essay. Take a look at Holly’s entry on the topic of algorithms. 

Computer Science BSc (Hons)

In your first year, you'll study the history, major advances and trends in computing and computer science. One of your tasks will be to analyse a fictional conversation and explain it in a video essay. Watch Ben’s entry on the topic of Lovotics. 

Computing BSc (Hons)

In your first year, you'll study the history, major advances and trends in computing and computer science. Watch Connor’s entry where he discusses Boolean logic and gates — and their fundamental role in the development of computing.

Construction Engineering Management BEng (Hons) 

Join the interactive tour

Counter Terrorism, Intelligence and Cyber-Crime (Dual Award) BSc (Hons)

Book your place at our live Q&A session on 18 May 2022 (4.30pm–5.30pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Creative Computing with Foundation Year BA/BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Discover our Centre for Creative and Immersive XR | Watch a motion capture demonstration | Watch our showreel for TIGA Games Industry Awards

Creative Media Technologies BSc (Hons)

Discover our Centre for Creative and Immersive XR | Creating social media and web content workshop | Explore our facilities

Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture and interactive workshop

Criminology and Criminal Justice BSc (Hons)

Book your place at our live Q&A session on 18 May 2022 (4.30pm–5.30pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join a taster lecture | Hear from one of our graduates | Watch our Parents Talk

Criminology and Cybercrime BSc (Hons)

Book your place at our live Q&A session on 18 May 2022 (4.30pm–5.30pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Criminology and Forensic Studies BSc (Hons)

Book your place at our live Q&A session on 18 May 2022 (4.30pm–5.30pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join a taster lecture | Explore our facilities | Watch our Parents Talk

Criminology with Environmental Justice BSc (Hons)

Book your place at our live Q&A session on 18 May 2022 (4.30pm–5.30pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Criminology with Psychology BSc (Hons)

Book your place at our live Q&A session on 18 May 2022 (4.30pm–5.30pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Cyber Security and Forensic Computing BSc (Hons)

In your first year, you'll study the history, major advances, and trends in computing and computer science. One of your tasks will be to analyse a fictional conversation and explain it in a video essay. Watch Alex’s entry on the topic of the Internet of Things (IoT) and privacy.  

Data Science and Analytics BSc (Hons)

In your first year, you'll study the history, major advances, and trends in computing and computer science. Watch Char’s video about robots.

Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy BSc (Hons)

Take a tour of the Dental Academy

Dental Hygiene BSc (Hons)

Take a tour of the Dental Academy

Dental Nursing CertHE

Take a tour of the Dental Academy

Diagnostic Radiography and Medical Imaging BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course

Digital Marketing BA (Hons)

Find out what you'll study through our Consumer Insights module | Discover what you can do with a Digital Marketing degree | Learn about the research we do

Drama and Performance BA (Hons)

Explore our facilities

Early Childhood Studies (with optional pathway in Psychology) BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Hear from one of our current students | Watch our Parents Talk 

Economics and Management BA (Hons)

Book your place at our live webinar session on 3–12 May 2022 (5.00pm–6.00pm) to explore the careers and industries waiting for you as an Economics graduate. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join the interactive session | Learn about our student placements | Discover our Bloomberg Suite | Find out what jobs you can get with Economics degree

Economics BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Book your place at our live webinar session on 3–12 May 2022 (5.00pm–6.00pm) to explore the careers and industries waiting for you as an Economics graduate. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join the interactive session | Learn about our student placements | Discover our Bloomberg Suite | Find out what jobs you can get with Economics degree

Economics, Finance and Banking BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Book your place at our live webinar session on 3–12 May 2022 (5.00pm–6.00pm) to explore the careers and industries waiting for you as an Economics graduate. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join the interactive session | Learn about our student placements | Discover our Bloomberg Suite | Find out what jobs you can get with Economics degree

Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)/MEng

Learn about your course | Explore your modules

Engineering and Technology with Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

How your foundation year works | Take a virtual tour around our digital labLearn about your IET membership

Engineering Geology and Geotechnics BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course

English and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture and interactive workshop

English Language and Linguistics (with optional pathway in English Literature) BA (Hons)

Learn about your course | Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk 

English Literature (with optional pathways in Media Studies or History) BA (Hons)

Book your place at our live seminar on 9 May 2022 (6.00pm–7.00pm) to discover what it's like to study English Literature at the University of Portsmouth. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Learn about your course | Watch our Parents Talk 

Environmental Science and Management (Dual Degree) BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course | Find out more about our dual degrees

Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities

Esports Coaching and Performance BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course

Fashion and Textile Design BA (Hons)

Learn about your course | Explore our facilities | See a student designing a garment | Watch our students' showreel

Film Production BA (Hons)

Watch our students' showreel

Film Studies and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture and interactive workshop

Film Studies BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture

Financial Management BSc (Hons)

Discover our Bloomberg Suite | Explore your modules

Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons)

Meet the head of Psychology

Geography BA (Hons)

Learn about your course

Geography BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course

Geology BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities

Global Communication and Media (Dual Degree) BA (Hons

Learn about your course | Find out more about our dual degrees

Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Watch our Student Showcase at London D&ADExplore a student showreel

History (with optional pathways in Sociology or Politics) BA (Hons)

Book your place at our live session on 3 May 2022 (5.00pm–6.00pm) and discover what you can do with a History degree. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Hear from one of our graduates | Find out more from our Alumni | Watch our Parents Talk

Illustration BA (Hons)

Discover student designs from our GradShow

Interactive Technologies BSc (Hons)

Discover our Centre for Creative and Immersive XR | Creating social media and web content workshop | Explore our facilities

Interior Architecture and Design BA (Hons)

Hear from one of our graduates | Learn about your course | Explore our facilities

International Business BA (Hons)

Meet your course leader | Hear from one of our current students

International Development (with optional pathway in Sociology) BA (Hons)

Book your place on our live Q&A session on 17 May 2022 (2.00pm–3.00pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Meet your lecturers | Watch our Parents Talk

International Development and Languages BA (Hons)

Book your place on our live Q and A session on 17 May 2022 (2.00pm–3.00pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Meet your lecturers | Watch our Parents Talk

International Relations (with optional pathways in History or International Development) BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Hear from one of our current students | Watch our Parents Talk

International Relations and Languages BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Hear from one of our current students | Watch our Parents Talk

International Relations and Politics BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Journalism BA (Hons)

Learn about your course

Journalism with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

Learn about your course

Journalism with Media Studies BA (Hons)

Learn about your course

Language Studies BA (Hons)

Learn about your course | Discover our Interpreting Suite | Watch our Parents Talk 

Law LLB (Hons)

Join the interactive courtroom activity | Explore our Replica Crown Court | Discover our Legal Advice Clinic | Reasons to study Law at university

Law with Business LLB (Hons)

Join the interactive courtroom activity | Explore our Replica Crown Court | Discover our Legal Advice Clinic | Reasons to study Law at university

Law with Criminology LLB (Hons)

Join the interactive courtroom activity | Explore our Replica Crown Court | Discover our Legal Advice Clinic | Reasons to study Law at university

Law with Legal Practice LLB (Hons)

Join the interactive courtroom activity | Explore our Replica Crown Court | Discover our Legal Advice Clinic

Learn about our CILEX accreditation | Find out more about your course  | Reasons to study Law at university

Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

Join the interactive tour

Marine Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course

Marketing BA (Hons)

Find out what you'll study through our Consumer Insights module | Discover what you can do with a Marketing degree | Learn about the research we do

Mathematics BSc (Hons)/MMath

Explore your modules | Join a taster lecture | Learn about our research

Mathematics for Finance and Management BSc (Hons)

Explore your modules | Join a taster lecture | Learn about our research

Mathematics with Statistics BSc (Hons)

Explore your modules | Join a taster lecture | Learn about our research

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering BEng (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Join a taster lectureView our wind tunnel

Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)/MEng

Explore our facilities | Join a taster lecture | View our wind tunnel

Media and Communication with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture

Media Studies BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture

Modern Languages BA (Hons)

Learn about your course | Discover our Interpreting Suite | Watch our Parents Talk

Musical Theatre

Explore our facilities

Music Technology BSc (Hons)

Join a taster lecture and interactive workshop

Nursing (Adult) BN (Hons)

Learn about your course

Nursing (Mental Health) BN (Hons)

Learn about your course

Operating Department Practice BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course and explore our facilities

Palaeontology BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course

Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course

Pharmacy MPharm (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Learn about our dispensary

Pharmacology BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities

Photography BA (Hons)

Watch our students' showreel

Physics BSc (Hons)/MPhys (Hons)

Meet your lecturers

Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology BSc (Hons)/MPhys (Hons)

Meet your lecturers

Politics BA (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Product Design and Innovation BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities | Watch a demo of Computer Aided Design

Professional Policing BSc (Hons)

Book your place at our live Q&A session on 18 May 2022 (4.30pm–5.30pm) to get your course questions answered. You can also take part in the interactive sessions below at any time.

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Property Development BSc (Hons) 

Join the interactive tour

Psychology BSc (Hons)

Hear from our current students | Meet the head of Psychology

Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) 

Join the interactive tour

Renewable Energy Engineering BEng (Hons)/MEng

Learn about your course | Explore your modules

Social Work BSc (Hons)

Learn about your course

Sociology (with optional pathway in Media Studies) BSc (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Hear from one of our graduates | Watch our Parents Talk

Sociology with Criminology BSc (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Sociology with Psychology BSc (Hons)

Join a taster lecture | Watch our Parents Talk

Software Engineering BSc (Hons)

In your first year you'll study the history, major advances and trends in computing and computer science. Watch Emily’s video about The Internet of Things (IoT).

Sport and Exercise Psychology BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities: Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation Suite | Research Projects Lab | Biomechanics Lab | Extreme Environments Lab | Physiology Lab

Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities: Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation Suite | Research Projects Lab | Biomechanics Lab | Extreme Environments Lab | Physiology Lab

Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Dual Degree) BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities: Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation Suite | Research Projects Lab | Biomechanics Lab | Extreme Environments Lab | Physiology Lab

Find out more about our dual degrees

Sports Management and Development BSc (Hons)

Explore our facilities: Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation Suite | Research Projects Lab | Biomechanics Lab | Extreme Environments Lab | Physiology Lab

Television Production BA (Hons)

Watch our students work | Behind the scenes of our students work

Virtual and Augmented Reality BSc (Hons)

Discover our Centre for Creative and Immersive XR | Watch a motion capture demonstrationExplore our facilities


Chat to our students

Unfiltered conversations with the people who really know Portsmouth – our current students. Chat to our students Monday – Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Or drop them a message and they'll get back to you. 


Student support

As a Portsmouth student, you'll have access to exceptional guidance and support. Read about the support you can get below. You can also message our support teams on Unibuddy if you have questions.


How well do you know Portsmouth?

Take our quiz to discover more about Portsmouth and see how well you know the city.

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What our students say

My time at the University of Portsmouth has allowed me to grow tremendously. I’ve opened myself up to a range of opportunities, people and experiences whilst studying here.

Alex Saunders, BA (Hons) Journalism graduate

The sea was glimmering, sun bounced off beautiful old buildings and there were students everywhere around town. This was the place for me.

Abbi Mullan, Alumna, BA (Hons) English Language

The University is known for its Gold teaching standard. After completing my undergraduate here, I can confirm that the quality of teaching, support and guidance has been beyond my expectations.

Shashi Kaur, LLB (Hons) Law


Tours – Campus, city and accommodation

Take a walk around the campus
Full University of Portsmouth tour

Photography student, Amy, and Business Information Systems student, Joel, take you on a walking tour of our University campus.

If you can come to Portsmouth for a visit, follow our self-guided tour to explore the city.

City Guide
Why Portsmouth?

Portsmouth has fantastic local, independent businesses from art galleries, to bars, restaurants and delicatessens. Hear why local people and students chose and love Portsmouth. Explore more of what Portsmouth has to offer for your life outside study.

Your home away from home
What to expect at the University of Portsmouth

When you stay with us in halls, you get the keys to your own place and open the door to a community of new people.

All our halls are in the centre of Portsmouth, close to our campus. Find out more on our accommodation page.


Need to know more?

Join us in the city to experience life as a student in Portsmouth or if you’ve got questions, email our team at any time.

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Explore the city at our Open Days

Visit campus and take a closer look at student life in Portsmouth.

Book your place
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Help Desk

Email our team at any time – aed@port.ac.uk

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