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Beat the UCAS deadline

Submit your application by 6pm on the 31st January 2024 to secure your place.


Why Portsmouth? 

  • Join the only university in the UK offering Connected Degrees.
  • Get a guaranteed room in halls.
  • Experience a TEF Gold university for teaching.
  • Discover why we're in the Top 25 for student satisfaction in England (Times Higher Education 2023).
  • Be career-ready with five years of employment support after you graduate.


Find a course:

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What are Connected Degrees?
3 year course with a 4th year placement

Introducing a flexible approach to paid placements. 

Connected Degrees put the power in your hands. You customise your university experience by choosing to get the benefits of a placement year when you’re ready. Better job prospects, higher confidence and a professional mindset are yours for the taking.


Explore our Connected Degrees


How to Apply

Making an application can seem overwhelming so let’s break it down.

Take some time to browse our courses, accommodation, support services and explore what the city of Portsmouth has to offer.

If you’ve not had chance to attend an Open Day, don’t worry, you’ll have plenty of time after applying to visit us. Once you receive your offer, you’ll be invited to an Open Experience Day where you can discover why so many students fall in love with our city.

To make an account visit:

Top Tip: Securely save your username, password and UCAS ID so you can easily log back in.

The application from is quite long but don’t worry, you can save and return to complete it at any stage. There are five sections to the application:

Personal Information: This includes your name, address and personal circumstances.

Education History: Here you enter your qualifications and your predicted or actual grades.

Employment History: Add any full or part-time paid work details here. Include volunteering or work experience placements in the Personal Statement section.

Course Choice: You can apply for up to five courses at up to five universities. Don’t worry about the order at this stage. You can select your firm and insurance choices once you receive your offers.

Personal Statement: This is your opportunity to stand out from the crowd. Visit our Personal Statement Hub for bags of advice, hints and tips – if there’s time, we even offer to read and feed back on your draft!

Apply before 6pm, 31st January 2024 - but before you press submit, ask a family member, friend or teacher to proof read your application. Once submitted, you can track your application in the UCAS Hub.