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The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a leading research university with a global reputation for excellence. Ranked in the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) and a member of the prestigious Russell Group, Sheffield offers a world-class education in a vibrant and welcoming city in the heart of the UK. Our Students’ Union has been voted number one in the UK for four consecutive years (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017- 2020) and provides a range of clubs and societies, events, activities, and volunteering opportunities to enhance your student experience.

The University of Sheffield is home to world-leading research, excellent teaching, and a vibrant international community. Our researchers are passionate about tackling the great global contemporary challenges of our time. Our research influences national and international policy and changes lives. It also informs our world-class teaching across a wide range of disciplines, including arts and humanities, engineering, medicine, dentistry and health, science, social sciences and business.

More than 29,000 students from over 150 countries choose to come and study at Sheffield creating a diverse and rich community.

Home to more than half a million people, Sheffield is a vibrant city with a reputation for being friendly and welcoming. It is conveniently located in the centre of the UK, making it the ideal base for exploring the UK and Europe. We are just 2 hours away from London and 1 hour from Manchester by train. It’s also among the top ten most affordable UK university cities (2019 NatWest Student Living Index).


Programs

Bachelor's degree
Business
Business Administration Delivery method Length Location
Business Management BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Finance
Accounting and Financial Management and Economics BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Engineering & Technology
Automation
Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering BEng On campus 3 years Sheffield
Electrical Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng On campus 3 years Sheffield
Health & Well-Being
Health and Human Sciences BMedSci On campus 3 years Sheffield
Speech and Language Therapy BMedSci On campus 3 years Sheffield
Dentistry
Dental Surgery BDS On campus 5 years Sheffield
Nursing
Nursing (Adult) BMedSci On campus 3 years Sheffield
Humanities & Culture
Archaeology
Archaeology and History BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Criminology
Criminology BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Economics
Economics BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Economics with Finance BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
History
History BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Linguistics
Linguistics and Modern Languages & Cultures BA On campus 4 years Sheffield
Literature
English Literature BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Philosophy
Philosophy BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Political Science
International Relations and Politics BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Politics BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Psychology
Psychology BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Sociology
Applied Social Sciences BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Sociology BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Sociology with Social Policy BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Languages
English
English Language and Linguistics BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
English Language and Literature BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Law
Law LLB On campus 3 years Sheffield
Media & Communications
Digital Media
Digital Media and Society BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Journalism
Journalism Studies BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Science
Biology
Biochemistry BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Biology BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Biomedical Science BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Genetics BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Environmental Science
Environmental Science BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Mathematics
Financial Mathematics BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Mathematics BSc On campus 3 years Sheffield
Teaching & Education
Education, Culture and Childhood BA On campus 3 years Sheffield
Master's degree
Business
Finance
Accounting, Governance and Financial Management MSc On campus 1 year Sheffield
Finance and Accounting MSc On campus 1 year Sheffield
Financial Economics MSc On campus Sheffield

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Why study at The University of Sheffield

Five reasons to study at Sheffield

We understand how important choosing the right university is for you and your future. That's why we've put together some information to help you decide whether Sheffield is right for you.

1. The Management School's reputation

Sheffield University Management School is one of the University’s largest departments. We are in the global elite of business schools, having achieved triple Crown accreditation from the three major international accreditation bodies – AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. This is an endorsement of the outstanding quality of our programmes, research output, support for students and alumni, and links with the industry. As a student and graduate of our School, you will be associated with our global reputation for excellence.

2. You'll be taught by experts

Our staff are experts in their fields and many have extensive experience in the industry. We were ranked in the top 5 in the Russell Group for our research impact and 14th overall in the UK in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014), a periodic assessment of all university research in the UK. This gives you access to degrees that combine the real-world application with cutting-edge business thinking.

3. Excellent career prospects

Your employability is our priority from the moment you walk through our doors. And it shows, with 95% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduation. OurFutures Firstemployability offer to students includes career coaching, skills training, placements, and special events.

4. Learn in a supportive environment

We want our students to thrive. All of our students have access to a personal tutor throughout their time here, offering academic and pastoral care. Our Student Experience Office is a one-stop shop for all your enquiries and is open every weekday during the term.

5. Live in an exciting student-friendly city

University life is about more than just academic study. Your entire university experience shapes the person you become while you study here. When you study in Sheffieldyou study in a remarkable, affordable and safe city as part of a vibrant student community. Socialize and develop new hobbies and interests in the UK's number one students Union. University accommodation offers value for money and the chance to be part of one of the largest student communities in Sheffield. Take a 360° virtual tour of our student accommodation.

Awards & Accreditations

# 95th 

QS World University Rankings (2022)

# 121ST

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2021)

#133rd

Global Universities -US News & World Report (2021)

#28th

(UK) The Complete University Guide (2021)

#31St

The Guardian (2021)

#23rd

The Times University Guide (2021)

Student services & facilities

We’re continually investing in our campus and facilities to ensure we provide a high-quality learning environment with access to all of the resources and technology you need.  

There are five libraries available to students, with the university's Information Commons and Diamond offering 24/7 study facilities.

Our Information Commons library has 1,300 learning spaces, considerable technology support and over 100,000 books and 500 computers.

The Diamond, a multidisciplinary teaching facility offers a range of independent and shared study spaces, computer and specialist engineering labs as well as an extensive library collection. It also features sector-leading creative media facilities including private editing booths and a full TV studio.

Sports

University sports are open to everyone. There are many sports and exercise opportunities for you to get involved in, regardless of your ability, commitment level or past experience.

You can also join our fitness centre,Sport Sheffieldto get access to a variety of fitness classes and sports facilities, including a high-tech gym, swimming pool, tennis and squash courts and sports pitches.

Faith support

Our religious advisors and chaplains offer care and support to all students, whatever your beliefs and there are places of worship for those of all faiths including Muslim prayer rooms on campus. 

Campuses

Sheffield is a vibrant city in the north of England and a very popular choice for students. It is the fifth largest city in England, as well as one of the greenest, with 150 woodlands and 50 public parks within the city. Government statistics rate Sheffield as one of the safest cities in the UK.

Student lifestyle

Amazing student experience

The Students’ Union is number one in the UK (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019) and provides a range of clubs and societies, events, activities and volunteering opportunities to enhance your student experience. 

Outstanding support

The university has a wealth of experience and knowledge when it comes to supporting international students, both before they arrive and throughout their studies. Across the university, there are expert advisors who can answer any questions, whether students would like to know more about scholarships, courses, accommodation, or what it’s like to live in Sheffield.

Accommodation

First year students are guaranteed University accommodation, and there are currently 5,879 places available across three sites. The majority of accommodation is in en-suite with a shared kitchen, but shared bathrooms, larger deluxe rooms and studio apartments are also available. Sheffield has the lowest student living costs in the UK according.

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