USP offers internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a wide variety of disciplines, including accounting, agriculture, banking, finance, computing science, counselling and social services, engineering, environmental management, journalism, public administration and management, science, teaching, tourism, and many more. In addition to its teaching activities, the University has developed a strong track record in research, particularly in the areas of business management, teacher education, politics, law, Pacific studies, development, governance, marine studies, science and technology and eco-tourism.
USP is a multi-modal university, offering hundreds of courses both face-to-face and by flexible learning (FL) in a variety of modes including print, face-to-face, blended and online. Of the approximately 30,000 students currently enrolled at USP, more than half choose to study through flexible learning. For these students, the University’s sophisticated satellite communications network, USP Net, serves as a gateway for interaction, information, research and higher learning, providing links with USPs campuses in its 14 regional campuses.