Business and Law online experience

Explore the opportunities awaiting you in the Faculty of Business and Law

The best way to experience Portsmouth is in person – but if you can't make a trip to see us for an Open Day, this Virtual Experience is here to capture some of the character of our city, and to give you a taste of what life is like as a student in our Faculty of Business and Law.

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Welcome to the Faculty of Business and Law

Explore our facilities

Take a look at some of the exceptional facilities you can use as a student in the Faculty of Business and Law.

Bloomberg suite

Access data from the world's global financial markets and gain experience using industry standard software.

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Discover our Bloomberg Suite

Replica courtroom

We use our Crown Court replica in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Find out more.

Students in our replica courtroom
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Business Simulation Suite

Experience the boardroom in our replica business suite.

Business Simulation Suite
Discover our Business Simulation Suite

Technology Enhanced Active Learning (TEAL) room

Our technology enhanced active learning space promotes social learning.

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Discover our TEAL learning space

SAP Next Generation Lab

Gain practical skills with cloud-based software such as SAP and S&P Capital IQ, in our dedicated lab.

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Explore the lab

Grow your career

As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you'll have opportunities to get work experience by doing a placement for local, national or global businesses – as well as the potential to put your learning into practice through the clinics we offer to the public. After you graduate, you'll also receive support from our Careers and Employability Service for up to 5 years. They can even help you create your own startup business.

Business, marketing, law and finance placements

Kickstart your career by doing a placement year during your studies and graduate with experience in the industry. 

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Work experience opportunities

As a Portsmouth student, you'll get lots of work experience opportunities to try out job roles, apply your skills to different sectors and increase your employability.

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Life outside study

Portsmouth is a great place to live and one of the most affordable student cities in the UK. You'll have lots to discover, from independent cafes and bars, to sports clubs, societies, galleries and museums. And you'll have the opportunity to learn a new language.

Societies and student union

Find out more about the University of Portsmouth Students' Union – from how to get involved in its running, to the clubs and societies you can join as a member.

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Art, culture and nightlife in Portsmouth

There's so much to see and do in Portsmouth – from art galleries and museums, to nightclubs and late-night cafes

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Sport in Portsmouth

From water sports to football and quidditch - few cities can compete with Portsmouth's sports opportunities.

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Let's play

Shopping in Portsmouth

We're home to great independent businesses, so shopping in the city is a real treat.

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Hot Walls - City Guide 2022
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Hear from our students

Read stories from our recent graduates about their time in the Faculty of Business and Law, and find out where their degrees have taken them so far.

Vincent Pericard - BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Development

BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Development

Read Vincent's story

I have really enjoyed my time at Portsmouth and if I could turn back time I would come back and do it all again! What really stood out to me was the breadth of commercial and academic experience of the lecturers and their ability to bring the course to life using real world examples.

Aidan Elliot, BA (Hons) Accounting with Finance, Student

Our students' and academics' achievements

Discover how are students, graduates and academics are transforming their knowledge into action, and putting their business and law skills into practice.

Browse our courses

Explore the subjects you can study in the Faculty of Business and Law and find the course for you.

Accounting, economics and finance courses

Prepare for your career in accounting or the financial industry with a degree course that caters to your ambition. Choose a course with accreditations from relevant professional bodies such as the CIMA and the ACCA. 

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Business, management and marketing courses

Develop business knowledge, people management and entrepreneurial skills on our business, management and marketing courses. Earn professional qualifications.

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Discover our research

Take a closer look at the research work we're doing across our four main research areas.

Business and Management

We're investigating the growth of entrepreneurs and small businesses in an uncertain global economy as well as how to improve business sustainability and implement new products and services. Explore our business & management research.

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Find out more


We're researching how people, businesses, societies and nations manage and allocate scarce resources such as land, labour or capital. Explore our economics research.

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We're exploring the many ways that laws and the legal system shape society and affect the daily lives of people at all levels within it. Explore our law research.

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We're researching existing and emerging business models and consumer segments to give businesses insight into their markets, customers and more. Explore our marketing research.

Vncent Pericard, former footballer turned marketer
Find out more

Contact us

To get in touch, please contact our Faculty office. 

+44 (0)23 9284 6970