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Explore the Faculty of Technology

Explore the world of technology, engineering, computing, maths and physics waiting for you at Portsmouth

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 Technology.

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Welcome to the Faculty of Technology

Explore the faculty

Find out more about the Faculty of Technology and explore the teaching, research activities and facilities within the Faculty's various schools and institutes.

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Explore our facilities

As a Technology student, you'll have access to amazing facilities – discover some of our teaching, learning, lab, studio and production spaces.

Advanced Composite Materials and Manufacturing Laboratory

The Advanced Composite Materials & Manufacturing Lab is at the centre of our research & development into the design, creation & testing of greener materials.

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Hydraulics Laboratory

The Hydraulics Laboratory helps civil engineering students investigate all aspects of open channel flow; from flow over weirs to hydraulic jumps.

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System Administration and Networking Suite

Our System Administration and Networking Suite provides an environment for large-scale network simulation experiments.

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Quantum Optics Laboratory

Study and research quantum theory, mechanics and optics, using more than 30 microscopes and lasers, and a Mini Vibrating-sample Magnetometer

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Future Technology Centre

The Future Technology Centre offers students, researchers and partners a collaborative, hands-on learning environment with open spaces to run experiments, debate and explore ideas.

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Thermofluids Laboratory

Home to the Formula Student team, the Thermofluids Laboratory is where we study renewable energy, fluid mechanics, heat transfer & thermodynamics.

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Geotechnics Laboratory

Our Geotechnics Laboratory – or Soils Lab – has equipment for analysing fine- and coarse-grained soils.

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SCIAMA Supercomputer

Find out how the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation's SCIAMA Supercomputer is helping answer questions about the origins of the universe, and much more.

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Telecommunications and Control Laboratory

Explore how to transmit radio waves, build circuit boards and analyse high-frequency signals at our Telecommunications Laboratories.

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Placements and careers support

We'll help you find a work placement during your studies. And our Careers and Employability Service can give you career guidance for up to 5 years after you graduate. We can even help you create your own startup company.

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 and opportunities to learn a new language.

Places to eat in Portsmouth

Hungry for adventure? Here's a taster of the great food and drink you can savour in the city.

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Grub's up

Sport in Portsmouth

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

Portsmouth FC vs Exeter City FC
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Let's play

Societies and student union

How to get involved in your Union including the clubs and societies you can join.

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Learn a foreign language

Immerse yourself in another culture and meet new people by choosing from our 8 language programmes.

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Hear from our students

Let our students tell you what they love about studying in the Faculty of Technology. And find out where their degrees have taken them so far.

Our students' and academics' achievements

We're incredibly proud of our students and academics. Discover some of their stories of how they put their tech skills into practice.

The opportunities granted to us at Portsmouth provide the backbone that inspires us to succeed. I am comforted to know that my career could go anywhere from here; there really are no limits to where a physicist can go.

Patrick Rennie, BSc (Hons) Applied Physics, Student

Discover our courses

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

Architecture and surveying courses

Develop practical problem-solving and creative skills to work in architectural design, building surveying or the conservation industry.

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Computing Courses

Start your career in network design, cyber security, digital analytics & other related fields with one of our computing degree courses. IBM, Jagex & BAE placements available. 

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Engineering Courses

Make use of maths, engineering and your own ingenuity to plan, build and maintain the world we live in, on one of our engineering degree courses.

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Mathematics and physics courses

From the financial sector to transportation and logistics, the skills you'll develop on one of our maths or physics degree courses are in demand. 

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The outside windows of the Future Technology Centre
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Contact us

To get in touch, please contact our Faculty office.

+44 (0)23 9284 2993