Department of Student and Academic Administration

University Admissions Centre

Information for applicants

If you are a member of staff, please click here.

Timeline for application

Undergraduate applicants should apply by the UCAS deadline of 15 January 2018 (or 24 March 2018 if applying for an Art and Design course) in order to be sure of being considered. Please note that this is an advisory deadline and that it is possible to apply after this date.

How to apply

Applications to full-time undergraduate degree programmes at the University of Portsmouth, like all universities in the UK, are made through UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). Detailed information on how to use UCAS is available at

Please use the University of Portsmouth online application form for part-time undergraduate courses, taught Master’s courses and research degrees. Your application will be received by the University's Admissions Team before being transferred to individual departments for consideration.

The first step on our online application form is creating an account. Once you have an account you can save your application details at any point and submit it when it has been completed.

We recommend applying online for our taught Master’s courses; however, if you would prefer to submit a hard copy application, please contact the Admissions Team using the details below.

What we do with the application

When you apply to the University of Portsmouth, the University's Admissions team will carefully consider your application. Each application is assessed individually and in accordance with our Admissions Policy. The University is committed to treating all candidates fairly, recognising cultural and social diversity and the importance of academic and other achievement in preparing students to undertake undergraduate study.

Useful links

Student Finance Centre


Contact us

Telephone: +44 (0)23 9284 5566