University of Portsmouth Biosciences Programme Admissions

University of Portsmouth Biosciences Programme Admissions

Secure your brightest future in biosciences at a highly rated UK university

Do you want a degree that helps you stand out in the global jobs market? Are you ready for an overseas adventure? Then look no further than the University of Portsmouth. We’re one of the UK’s top 10 places to study Biosciences (The Guardian, 2019). And we are the nation’s number 1 university for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist 2017).

Discover the perfect place to learn and grow

Located on England’s south coast, just 90 minutes from London, Portsmouth is home to a cosmopolitan community of more than 23,000 students. We are open, inclusive and diverse – 4,000 of our students come from around the world.

At Portsmouth, you can look forward to the very highest standards of teaching. The UK government awarded us Gold status in its Teaching Excellence Framework – the best rating possible. What’s more, we can offer 10% discounts on your first year of tuition fees

Choose from an excellent portfolio of programmes

We offer a wide range of bioscience undergraduate programmes, as well as two MSc pathways within Biotechnology.

In our postgraduate programmes, you’ll learn how to apply molecular techniques to diagnostic, therapeutic and molecular medicine. You will also conduct your own research into pathology, bioinformatics or drug development.

To boost your career in the Biotechnology sector, you can choose to learn business skills for this specialised area.

Units in Biotechnology also include biofilm, bioprospecting and protein production. You can choose these options according to your area of specialism.

Be part of internationally-leading research

There are PhD research opportunities at our Institute of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, which is the home of internationally-leading, cross disciplinary research in the Biological and Biomedical fields.

The Institute brings together staff from the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. This creates opportunities for collaborative projects spanning fundamental and applied research areas.

Our research areas include:


  • Nucleic Acid Structure and Gene Regulation
  • Enzyme Structure and Function
  • Protein Structure and Biomedical Science
  • Biophysical Methods

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  • Controlled and targeted drug delivery
  • Bioadhesion/mucoadhesion
  • Biomolecular recognition
  • Bioadhesion control

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  • Analysing gene function in development
  • Formation of the early axon scaffold
  • Interaction between vascularisation and axon outgrowth in the developing brain
  • Epigenetics and the role of histone variants

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  • Neuroscience
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuro-oncology
  • Inflammation Research
  • Mammalian and Fungal ion channels
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Bladder Disease

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What to do now

Please get in touch with our team to find out more, including information on how to apply.

Contact Kathryn Land at [email protected].

Alternatively, you can chat with us on WhatsApp: +44 (0) 7850213369.

Or you can write or call our office in India:

University of Portsmouth, Sannam S4
14th Floor Devika Towers
6 Nehru Place
New Delhi
Delhi 110019

T: +91 11 4212 4172
M: +91 95 6039 6002
E: [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you.


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