The University of Portsmouth (UOP) is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. UOP is one of the only four universities in the South East region to receive the highest and most prestigious ‘Gold’ rating for Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in United Kingdom (UK) – a Government scheme that recognises quality teaching and high levels of student satisfaction in Higher Education Institutions. This has placed UOP among the top 20% of the 299 Higher Education Institutions that entered the TEF in 2017.

Teaching is rated Gold – the highest rating – by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

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Rating for excellence (QS Top Universities, 2022)


Graduates in work and/or further study (HESA Graduate Outcomes, 2019/20)

TOP 10

Career prospects (WhatUni Student Choice, 2022)


Young UK university for research power (Research Excellence Framework, 2021)

” I joined the University of Portsmouth in October 2001 and currently fulfil the role of Associate Dean (Global Engagement & Education Partnerships) responsible for overseeing the Faculty’s strategic implementation of the University of Portsmouth Global Engagement Strategy in addition to providing strategic leadership for the Faculty’s UK and international partnerships. I am also a Principal Lecturer in sport psychology in the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science. Following the completion of my BSc (Hons) Physiology and Sports Science degree at the University of Glasgow, I completed an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Chichester. My PhD thesis (University of Southampton) examined ‘The Impact of Butler and Hardy’s (1992) Performance Profiling Technique in Sport’. I am a BPS Chartered and HCPC registered Sport Psychologist and a Senior Fellow of Advance HE “.




Signing Ceremony with University of Portsmouth

18 May 2022

International Management and Sports College and University of Portsmouth have announced that they have entered into a partnership for IMSC to offer three (3) of UOP’s prestigious Bachelor of Science programmes in Singapore starting in September 2022 | Read more


Fast Track your Degree Route with IMSC Seminar

25 June 2022

Are you looking to get a Sports Science or Sports Management Degree? Find out how you can do so in just 8-12 months*!! Join Joel Lim, Executive Director of The ISA Group in this FREE Seminar where he will talk about the various programmes offered by IMSC X UoP! | Read more


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The Diploma in Sports Science and Management is designed to provide well rounded knowledge and skills in the area of Sports Science and Sports Management. The programme will provide students to demonstrate both practical and theoretical understanding of various topics in these fields. This will provide a strong foundation for further education and also prepare students for work in the industry.

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Dr Mike Rayner – Associate Head (Global Engagement and Education Partnership) speaks about the partnership between IMSC and UoP. The ways in which they have similar values and are working towards the same direction in regards to Higher Education in the Sports and Fitness industry.


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