University of Portsmouth: Courses, Admission, Cost ,,UK

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Situated in the city of Portsmouth, the University of Portsmouth is a top public university based in UK.  Before that, it was called the Portsmouth Polytechnic. Now, the university counted amongst the leading 100 institutions of higher education in UK. QS has given Portsmouth 5 stars for teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, arts and culture, and inclusiveness.

University of Portsmouth Admission Dates

The university offers admission all year, however, most of the programmes are open for admission in the Fall intake only. UG applicants need to submit their applications and documents as the UCAS key dates, which are:


Key Date/Month

Application opens


Equal consideration for the majority of UG courses


UCAS Extra opens


Clearing opens


For most PG courses starting in September, there is no fixed application deadline. However, international applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as before the courses fill up and allow enough time for visa application.

Application fees
Type of deadline
Intake Season & Deadlines

University of Portsmouth Scholarships

Some of the scholarships available to the students are:

Scholarships Eligibility
School of the Environment, Geography, and Geosciences (SEGG) Scholarship Available for Masters students in the related subjects
Chancellor's Global Academic Merit Scholarship Available to first year students
Vice Chancellor's Global Development Scholarship This is available to international students with good academic record
Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for UK.

University of Portsmouth Fees & Eligibility

The University of Portsmouth has country-wise eligibility requirements for international students. Although these may differ from course to course, there are some common eligibility criteria that apply to almost all Indian students applying to this university:

UG Admission: Students should have completed Grade 12 with an average of 75% or above in state board examinations or 70% in CBSE/ISC examinations. Appropriate levels of A (GCE advanced level) is preferred by the university. An International Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 24 is required for admission.

PG Admission: Students must have a bachelor’s degree with at least second class honoursdegree. Work experience may be required for specific courses. Since most of the courses at the university are career-oriented, these may have different or higher score requirements.

PhD Admission: Applicants must have a master’s degree with good scores. They also need to submit a research proposal to their respective departments.

Apart from these basic qualifications, students need to fulfil English proficiency requirements as well. Any one of these exam scores will be accepted at the time of admission:

English Language Test

Minimum Score for UG

Minimum Score for PG


6.0 bands with no component below 5.5.

6.5 to 7.0, with no component below 6.0


Overall 79

Reading: 18 or more

Listening: 17

Speaking: 20

Writing: 17

Overall 91

Reading: 20 or more

Listening: 19

Speaking: 21

Writing: 20


54, with a minimum of 51 in each component

61, with a minimum of 54 in each component

C1 Advanced

169, with a minimum of 162 in each component

176, with a minimum of 169 in each component

Duolingo (DET)


120 or above

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MIM(30 Courses)(1 year-14 months)INR 13.75 L - 21.3 L
MS(40 Courses)(12 months-2 years)INR 11.79 L - 21.3 L
B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)(3-4 years)INR 13.03 L - 19.85 L
M.A.(12 Courses)(1 year)INR 8.79 L - 17.79 L
B.Sc.(22 Courses)(3-4 years)INR 12.51 L - 19.85 L
B.A.(33 Courses)(3-4 years)INR 16.03 L - 17.79 L
BBA(15 Courses)(2-3 years)INR 13.03 L - 18.2 L
UG Diploma(6 Courses)(2 years)INR 16.86 L - 18.2 L
Others UG(14 Courses)(3 years-42 months)INR 16.03 L - 18.2 L
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(1 year)INR 17.48 L

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University of Portsmouth Entry Criteria

MIM(30 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 61.0 & Above

: Accepted

MS(40 Courses)

: 6.0-7.5

: 61.0 & Above

: Accepted

B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

M.A.(12 Courses)

: 6.0-7.0

: 61.0 & Above

B.Sc.(22 Courses)

: 6.0-7.0

: 54.0-68.0

B.A.(33 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

BBA(15 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

UG Diploma(6 Courses)

: 5.5-6.0

Others UG(14 Courses)

: 6.0-7.0

: 54.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 61.0 & Above

On-campus Accommodation


  • There’s no better way to make friends and feel at home in the university community than by having a room in the halls of residence. Depending on students needs and budget, student can choose whether they want an en suite bathroom, whether they’d like their meals to be provided (catered) or have your own kitchen (self-catered). Students are provided with following facilities:
    • free broadband
    • access to 25 TV channels on your computer (TV licence required)
    • dedicated halls students’ support team
    • basic insurance cover
    • utility services – gas, electricity, water
It includes rent and meal from Burrell House (standard room)(UG)
It includes rent from Rosalind Franklin Halls (formerly named James Watson Hall)(PG)

Off-campus Accommodation


University of Portsm... Reviews (Showing 2 of 2 reviews)

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Student Views (Based on Reviews)
  • 50% of students Never faced discrimination in this University
Vibe of Campus
  • Friendly
  • Fun loving
  • Academically oriented
John Philip | MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Batch of 2023
Reviewed on 12 May 2023
Overall a very good Uni with a good faculty and a wonderful library

Tips: It's difficult to find part time jobs after coming here and the struggle is real if you have taken a bank loan. Since many students opt for this university because of its higher ranking there is a shortage of jobs and we need to travel long distances in order to earn a living.

Likes (Safety): There are police security forces everywhere in the street for our safety. Whenever we go on the streets at night there are night patrol police cars which ensure our safety and see to it that there is nobody disobeying the l...

  • Total Monthly ExpensePound 1011
  • Prepping time for classes30 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryPound 25053
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Vedant Brijeshbha ... | Bsc (Hons) in Physics, Astrophysics And Cosmology - Batch of 2025
Reviewed on 15 Jan 2023
Very knowledgeable and friendly place.

Tips: Make sure to arrange accommodation before you go. It's hard to get a part time job so apply for any job you can and accept any you get offered. Before buying a bicycle think twice about it because bicycle theft is pretty high. Preferably use public transportation which is free for university students.

  • Total Monthly ExpensePound 53
  • Prepping time for classes25 hours / Week
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Studying UK Details
Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 22.2 L
MIM INR 20.6 L
MA INR 19.2 L
BBA INR 17.5 L
BSc INR 20.9 L
BE/Btech INR 19.5 L
MBA INR 21.4 L
MArch INR 21.9 L
BHM INR 14.9 L
MEM INR 19.6 L
MDes INR 19.4 L
MEng INR 25 L
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Average Meals Expense

INR 2.2 L (based on 3 colleges listed on

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 85
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: 60
GMAT: 600
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University of Portsmouth International Students

University of Portsmouth has over 5000 international students from 150 different countries. The university has collaborations with academic institutions in Europe, America, Asia, the Middle East, and Australia, as well as a network of regional offices in 78 different countries.

Student Diversity Percentage
International Students 30%
Domestic Students 70%

Note: The data in the table has been taken from an external source. Hence, it is subject to vary.

University CityPortsmouth, Hampshire, UK

Contact Details


University of Portsmouth, UoP Global, 4th Floor, Mercantile House, Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 2EG
Portsmouth ( Hampshire)

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