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Your postgraduate journey starts here

Discover our Master's degrees and postgraduate taught courses

A postgraduate degree is a great way to take your knowledge, expertise and skills to the next level.

We offer Master's degrees, postgraduate diplomas and certificates, and other postgraduate taught courses in a huge number of subjects – from accounting and architecture, to physics and sports science – so whatever topic you're interested in, you'll find a postgraduate degree at Portsmouth that's right for you. You'll be taught by staff whose research was rated in the highest categories as world-leading and internationally excellent in REF 2021 – with impacts on society, health, culture, and the environment. In the 2020 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES), 84% of our postgraduate taught students reported their satisfaction with our course quality.

Search our courses, get all the information you need on funding your postgraduate studies with our guides to financial support, loans, scholarships and bursaries and order a copy of our postgraduate prospectus now.



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Should I study a Master's?

Hear from current Master's students, what they consider to be the main motivators for, and benefits of studying a Master's degree.

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We offer hundreds of postgraduate degree courses. Search by subject, start date, duration, type of award – even whether you'd like to study full-time or part-time – and find the right postgrad course for you.
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How to apply

Ready to take your interest further and start your application? Read our helpful advice on how to write a great personal statement, what to include in your application (and what to leave out), and how we make our decision, once you've applied.
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Contact us about postgraduate and Master’s study

Contact us about building on your existing academic qualifications & knowledge with a postgraduate degree at the University of Portsmouth.

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Order a Postgraduate Prospectus

Explore our postgraduate taught and research degrees in our postgrad prospectus, and get information on how to apply, how to fund your postgraduate degree, and more.

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Postgraduate Open Evenings and events

Our Postgraduate Open Evenings are your chance to explore the University and the city before making your decision. Come to our next event to talk to our postgrad team, course leaders and current students.

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Fees and funding for Master's courses

Discover how you can fund your Master's study at Portsmouth – including loans, scholarships and bursaries – and read our guidance on topics like how to budget, and how to get support if you're disabled or have dependents.

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Teacher training

Whatever age group or educational stage you'd like to teach, a career as a teacher starts with teacher training. From primary to further education, see the courses we offer, learn more about how to fund your training, and start your application.

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9 Reasons to do a Master's

Whether you want to develop your expertise in a field you're passionate about or get the skills you need to put your knowledge to work, discover the benefits of doing a Master's and how it can boost your career.

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Student stories

Studying with us is a great decision, but don't just take our word for it – read stories from our graduates about why they chose Portsmouth and how studying with us changed their lives.

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Postgraduate Virtual Experience

Find out more about the city and the University, from anywhere in the world, and get a taste of what life is like as a postgraduate student at Portsmouth.

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