University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth is a university in the city of Portsmouth, England. It was previously known as Portsmouth Polytechnic until 1992, when it was granted university status through the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.
The University is a member of the University Alliance and The Channel Islands Universities Consortium.
We have an excellent reputation for quality teaching and sustained, high levels of student satisfaction. Our commitment to preparing you for your future career is evident in every course, dedicated careers and recruitment services and a strong graduate employment track record. More than this, you have access to fantastic facilities in a vibrant city campus on the beautiful South Coast – only 90 minutes from central London.
Portsmouth offers more than 200 undergraduate degrees and 150 postgraduate degrees, as well as 65 research degree programs.
The university validates a professional doctorate programme in chiropractic for the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, a private college. The university formerly validated BSc (Hons) degrees in Acupuncture and MSc courses in Traditional Chinese medicine that were carried out by the London College of Traditional Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a private education provider that collapsed in early 2011.
The University of Portsmouth was ranked 59th by The Complete University Guide 2016, 55th by The Guardian University Guide 2015, and 57th by The Sunday Times University Guide 2015
Internationally, The University was ranked 85th in Times Higher Education’s ‘100 under 50’ rankings of international modern universities 2015.
Portsmouth was rated in the top 400 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-13.