The University of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England, about 120km southwest of London. There are over 24,000 students enrolled, 5,200 of which are international.
Portsmouth was awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework and, internationally, was ranked in the top 150 of young universities in Times Higher Education World Rankings 2019 and in the top 500 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.
Portsmouth is a modern, multi-disciplinary university offering practical courses at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research level across five faculties, including the Faculty of Science and Health.
The Faculty of Science and Health offers a MSc Medical Biotechnology and MSc Biotechnology which utilises the expertise across two schools: Biological Sciences and School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. This enables you to access over 30 specialist laboratories as well as the world’s largest Centre for Xenopus frogs, which are genetically similar to humans.
Discuss your options onto our range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Faculty of Science and Health with one of the SIUK counsellors here
Take an online experience and book a University of Portsmouth Postgraduate Virtual Open Evening here
Explore Accommodation- find your home away from home in our island city here
Coronavirus information for students
Things will be a little different in 2020/21. We've put new safety measures in place across campus and have plenty of guidance on how to stay safe and what to do if you or someone you live with comes into contact with coronavirus.