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
Business Simulation Suite
Experience the boardroom in our replica business suite.
Technology Enhanced Active Learning (TEAL) room
Our technology enhanced active learning space promotes social learning.
SAP Next Generation Lab
Gain practical skills with cloud-based software, such as SAP and S&P Capital IQ, in our dedicated lab.
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.
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.
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.
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
Sport in Portsmouth
From water sports to football and quidditch - few cities can compete with Portsmouth's sports opportunities.
Shopping in Portsmouth
We're home to great independent businesses, so shopping in the city is a real treat.
Precious Mshengu - BA (Hons) Business Enterprise Development
BA (Hons) Business Enterprise Development
Tom Storey - LLB Law with Business
LLB Law with Business
Vincent Pericard - BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Development
BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Development
Angelica Timblick - MA Marketing
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.
- Launch of the Centre of Blue Governance
- Researchers join international project on tackling ghost fishing
- Martina Battisti, our Professor of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, wins international research award
- Inland fisheries report published in Nature Sustainability
- Researchers join project to help with marine conservation
- Researcher helps high-level woman rise
- Student project supports people with mental health issues to move into employment
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.
Business, management and marketing courses
Develop business knowledge, people management and entrepreneurial skills on our business, management and marketing courses. Earn professional qualifications.
Our law courses
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.
We're researching how people, businesses, societies and nations manage and allocate scarce resources such as land, labour or capital. Explore our economics research.
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.
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.