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When will your graduation take place?

Information for the classes of 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023

Graduation update

Following updated government guidance, we are planning to offer students from the classes of 2020 and 2021 the choice of an in-person graduation ceremony or a virtual graduation ceremony in the summer of 2021. 

Tickets can be booked for the in-person ceremony until 16.00 UK time on 14 May 2021.

If you're in one of these cohorts, find out more about your graduation options.

The planned dates of graduation ceremonies for the classes of 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 are as follows:

Class of 2020  

If you completed your course before July 2020 (or by November 2020 following resits) and are eligible to attend a graduation ceremony, you'll find the date of your ceremony below. These are subject to Government guidelines at the time.

Virtual ceremonies

Friday 28 May

9.30am

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Technology 

12.30pm

  • Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science and Health

In-person ceremonies

Monday 12 July

10.00am

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Economics and Finance

1.00pm

  • Business and Management Generalist 

4.00pm

  • Portsmouth Law School
  • Marketing 

Tuesday 13 July

10.00am

  • Department of Strategy Enterprise and Innovation
  • Department of Operations and System Management
  • Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management

1.00pm

  • School of Art, Design and Performance
  • School of Film, Media and Communication

4.00pm

  • School of Architecture 
  • School of Creative Technologies 

Wednesday 14 July

10.00am

  • School of Education and Sociology 

1.00pm

  • Institute of Criminal Justice Studies 

4.00pm

  • School of Area Studies, History, Politics and Literature 
  • School of Language and Applied Linguistics 

Thursday 15 July

10.00am

  • Department of Psychology
  • School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science 

1.00pm

  • School of Health and Care Professions

4.00pm

  • School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
  • University of Portsmouth Dental Academy

Friday 16 July

10.00am

  • School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences 
  • School of Biological Sciences

1.00pm

  • School of Computing 
  • School of Mathematics and Physics 
  • Learning at Work
  • Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation

4.00pm

  • School of Mechanical and Design Engineering 
  • School of Energy and Electronic Engineering 
  • School of Civil Engineering and Surveying 

Class of 2021

If you completed your course between July 2020 and July 2021 (with the exception of those who were due to complete before July 2020 but completed by November 2020 following resits, who are expected to attend the May 2021 ceremonies) and are eligible to attend a graduation ceremony, you'll find the date of your ceremony below. These are subject to Government guidelines at the time.

Virtual ceremonies

Monday 19 July

9.30am

  • Faculty of Business and Law

12.30pm

  • Faculty of Humanities

Tuesday 20 July

9.30am

  • Faculty of Technology

12.30pm

  • Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries 
  • Faculty of Science and Health 

In-person ceremonies

Tuesday 20 July

10.00am

  • Accounting and Financial Management 
  • Economics and Finance 

1.00pm

  • Portsmouth Law School
  • Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management

4.00pm

  • Business and Management Generalist
    • BA (Hons) Business and Management
  • Department of Strategy Enterprise and Innovation

Wednesday 21 July

10.00am

  • Department of Operations and System Management
  • Marketing

1.00pm

  • Business and Management Generalist
    • HND Business
    • FdA Business and Management 
    • BA (Hons) Hospitality Management with Tourism 
    • BA (Hons) Hospitality Management 
    • BA (Hons) European Business Administration (Germany to UK) (FEES)
    • BA (Hons) Leadership, Business and Management (Top-up)
    • BA (Hons) Business with Business Communications (Top-up)
    • BA (Hons) International Business 
    • BA (Hons) Business Leadership and Management (DA)
    • BA (Hons) Business Leadership and Management (DL) (DA)
    • MSc Business and Management 
    • MSc International Business and Management
    • MBA Strategic Leadership
    • DBA Professional Doctorate Business Administration

4.00pm

  • School of Film, Media and Communication

Thursday 22 July

10.00am

  • School of Art, Design and Performance

1.00pm

  • School of Architecture 
  • School of Creative Technologies     

4.00pm

  • School of Area Studies, History, Politics and Literature

Friday 23 July

10.00am

  • School of Education and Sociology 
    • CertEd Further Education and Training 
    • CertEd Further Education and Training 
    • CertEd Further Education and Training (ETF – Further Forces)
    • FdA Early Years Care and Education 
    • FdA Learning Support 
    • GradCert Early Years Initial Teacher Training 
    • PgCert Higher Education 
    • PgCert Higher Education (DA)
    • PGCE  Primary – Professional (SCITT)
    • PGCE English – Professional 
    • PGCE Geography – Professional 
    • PGCE Mathematics – Postgraduate  
    • PGCE Mathematics – Professional 
    • PGCE Modern Foreign Languages – Professional 
    • PGCE Science – Professional 
    • PGCE Computer Science – Professional 
    • PGCE Further Education and Training – Postgraduate 
    • PGCE Further Education and Training – Professional 
    • PGCE Education – Professional
  • School of Language and Applied Linguistics

1.00pm

  • School of Education and Sociology 
    • BA (Hons) Sociology and Media Studies 
    • BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies 
    • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies 
    • BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology
    • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies with Psychology 
    • BA (Hons) Education Studies (Top Up)
    • BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology
    • BSc (Hons) Sociology 
    • BSc (Hons) Sociology and Criminology 
    • BSc (Hons) Sociology with Psychology 
    • MA Educational Studies 
    • MSc Educational Leadership and Management 
    • MSc Educational Leadership and Management (DL)
    • MRes Humanities and Social Sciences 
    • PhD (School of Education and Sociology)
  • University of Portsmouth Dental Academy  

4.00pm

  • Institute of Criminal Justice 
    • BSc (Hons) Criminology with Criminal Justice 
    • BSc (Hons) Criminology and Forensic Studies 
    • MSc Criminal Justice 
    • Professional Doctorate Criminal Justice (DCrimJ)
    • PhD (Institute of Criminal Justice Studies)

Monday 26 July

10.00am

  • Institute of Criminal Justice
    • BA (Hons) Community Justice (DL) (Top-Up)
    • BSc (Hons) Risk and Security Management (DL)
    • BSc (Hons) Counter Fraud and Criminal Justice Studies (DL)
    • BSc (Hons) Crime and Criminology (DL)
    • BSc (Hons) Criminology with Psychology 
    • BSc (Hons) Policing and Investigation (DL)
    • BSc (Hons) Criminology and Cybercrime 
    • MSc Criminal Justice (DL)

1.00pm

  • Department of Psychology 
  • School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science
    • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science  

4.00pm

  • School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Tuesday 27 July

10.00am

  • School of Biological Sciences

1.00pm

  • School of Health and Care Professions 

4.00pm

  • School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences
  • School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science
    • BSc (Hons) Exercise and Fitness Management 
    • BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Psychology 
    • BSc (Hons) Sports Management and Development
    • MSc Sports Performance
    • MSc Sports Management 
    • MSc Sports and Exercise Psychology (BPS Accredited)
    • MSc Physical Activity, Exercise and Health
    • MSc Human and Applied Physiology 

Wednesday 28 July

10.00am

  • School of Computing
  • Learning at Work

1.00pm

  • School of Civil Engineering and Surveying 
  • School of Energy and Electronic Engineering

4.00pm

  • School of Mechanical and Design Engineering
  • School of Mathematics and Physics
  • Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation

Class of 2022

Monday 11 July to Sunday 24 July 2022

Class of 2023

Monday 17 July to Sunday 30 July 2023

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