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A city like no other

Sheffield is an extraordinary place to live and study. It’s one of the major cities in the UK, yet 60% of it is green space. It’s a city that’s safe, affordable, creative and welcoming. Live here and you’ll get a vibrant big city feel as well as the space and adventure of the Peak District National Park which is (almost) on your doorstep.

An affordable city

Sheffield is an affordable city for student life according to the Royal Bank of Scotland Student Living Index 2022

One of the UK’s best student cities

Sheffield is the 4th best student city according to the Student Crowd Best Student Cities 2022

A creative city

Sheffield is known for its music, art and digital scenes, and has one of the largest regional theatre complexes outside London

Top Reasons to Study in The University of Sheffield

Producing inspiring leaders for decades
The University of Sheffield has produced six Nobel Prize winners in the fields of Chemistry and Medicine/Physiology. This legacy of exceptional research and discovery continues to this day with lecturers from around the world choosing Sheffield as a place where they can lead, innovate and inspire.

A safe, friendly and affordable home
Sheffield is a safe and friendly multicultural city. This was proven when the UK Peace Index ranked Sheffield as England’s safest major city in its latest study. The cost of living in Sheffield is low compared to other student cities in the
UK. Accommodation, travel and entertainment are all available at affordable prices. Our students are valued as a part of the city’s vibrant community which is home to more than 60,000 students.

The ideal location for student life
Sheffield is the fourth largest city in England and is just over two hours by train from London. It is one of the UK’s most popular places for students to go to university. Sheffield is large
enough to offer a great range of restaurants, shopping, theatre, cinemas, bars and culture; yet small enough to find your way around quickly and feel part of the community.

Dedicated support for all students
With so many students in the area, there is always someone to talk to, but if you’re looking for more support the Students’ Union can provide help and advice on many different topics. This is also the social hub of the University, voted Best Students’ Union in the UK for the past three years (Whatuni Student Choice Awards, 2019).

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About The University of Sheffield

Ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities, the University of Sheffield’s extraordinary academic reputation attracts the best students, teachers and researchers from around the world. You will be part of an international community in Sheffield, with more than 7,000 international students from 150 different countries studying at the University.

Career at The University of Sheffield

Careers & Employability Service

Studying at Sheffield is more than just a qualification. We want you to leave university with the skills and confidence you need for the future you want.

We know that you may already be thinking about what you want to do once you graduate. That’s why helping you develop the skills you need for success in your future career is a fundamental part of the courses delivered at the International College. Our programmes are designed to give you the confidence and the skills you need to stand out in the competitive graduate job market.

Campus life

Located in the heart of the UK, Sheffield has
excellent transport links whether you are
travelling by road, rail or air. The University
campus is spread across the city centre, with all buildings, including the International College, within easy walking distance of each other.


International Foundation Year in Business, Social Science and Humanities (excluding progression to BA Architecture and Landscape, BA Architecture, MEng Structural Engineering & Architecture) :

  • 1.5 semesters from £1,500 to £5,000
  • 2 semesters from £1,500 to £5,000

International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering :

  • 1.5 semesters from £1,500 to £5,000
  • 2 semesters from £1,500 to £5,000

Pre-Masters in Business, Social Science and Humanities:

  • 1.5 semesters from £1,500 to £3,000
  • 2 semesters from £1,500 to £3,000

Pre-Masters in Science and Engineering :

  • 1.5 semesters from £1,500 to £3,000
  • 2 semesters from £1,500 to £3,000

Ranking & Accreditation of The University of Sheffield

  • Number one in the Russell Group National Student Survey 2023 (based on aggregate responses)
  • 92 per cent of our research is rated in the highest two categories Research Excellence Framework 2021
  • 8th in the UK for our progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings
  • Top 50 in the most international universities rankings 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings
  • Number one Students’ Union in the UK Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023, 2022, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • A top 20 university targeted by employers The Graduate Market in 2023, High Fliers report
  • Six Nobel Prize winners

Student Accommodation at The University of Sheffield

Many people find they meet their lifelong friends when living in student accommodation. It is an important part
of student life and a big step in finding
your independence after living at home.

St Vincent’s Place is staffed 24 hours a day. All of the rooms are single occupancy and include self-catering facilities, although with so many restaurants and cafés nearby you will have many options at mealtimes. All of the utilities (gas, electricity, water, internet) are included in the rent.

  • around £6,400 per year

Programs at The University of Sheffield

Foundation year

Progression programs:

  1. Accounting & Financial Management and Economics BA (Hons)
  2. Accounting & Financial Management BA (Hons)
  3. Applied Social Sciences BA (Hons)
  4. Architecture and Landscape BA (Hons)
  5. Architecture BA (Hons)
  6. Business Management and Economics BA (Hons)
  7. Business Management and Japanese Studies BA (Hons)
  8. Business Management BA (Hons)
  9. Chinese Studies and Business Management BA (Hons)
  10. Chinese Studies and History BA
  11. Chinese Studies BA (Hons)
  12. Chinese Studies with Japanese BA (Hons)
  13. Criminology BA (Hons)
  14. Digital Media & Society BA (Hons)
  15. East Asian Studies BA (Hons)
  16. Economics and Mathematics BSc (Hons)
  17. Economics and Politics BA (Hons)
  18. Economics BA
  19. Economics BSc
  20. Economics with Finance BSc (Hons)
  21. Education, Culture and Childhood BA (Hons)
  22. English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)
  23. English Language and Literature BA (Hons)
  24. English Literature BA (Hons)
  25. Geography and Planning BA (Hons)
  26. Geography BA (Hons)
  27. Global Sustainable Development BA
  28. History BA (Hons)
  29. International Business Management with Study Abroad BA (Hons)
  30. International Relations and Politics BA (Hons)
  31. Japanese Studies and History BA
  32. Japanese Studies BA (Hons)
  33. Journalism Studies BA (Hons)
  34. Korean Studies BA (Hons)
  35. Korean Studies with Japanese BA (Hons)
  36. Landscape Architecture BA (Hons)
  37. Landscape Architecture BSc (Hons)
  38. Law (European and International) LLB (Hons)
  39. Law and Criminology LLB (Hons)
  40. Law LLB (Hons)
  41. Law with Chinese Law LLB
  42. Mathematics & Philosophy BSc (Hons)
  43. Mathematics and Statistics MMath
  44. Mathematics BSc
  45. Mathematics MMath
  46. Modern Languages and Cultures BA (Hons)
  47. Music and Korean Studies BA
  48. Music and Philosophy BA
  49. Music BMus
  50. Philosophy and Modern Languages and Cultures BA
  51. Philosophy BA (Hons)
  52. Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA (Hons)
  53. Politics and Philosophy BA (Hons)
  54. Politics and Sociology BA (Hons)
  55. Politics BA (Hons)
  56. Psychology BSc (Hons)
  57. Psychology with Placement Year BSc (Hons)
  58. Sociology BA (Hons)
  59. Sociology with Social Policy BA (Hons)
  60. Urban Studies and Planning MPlan (Hons)
  61. Urban Studies BA (Hons)
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Master, Pre-Master’s

Progression programs:

  1. Acquired Communication Disorders MSc
  2. American History MA
  3. Applied GIS MSc
  4. Applied Linguistics MA
  5. Archaeological Science MSc
  6. Archaeology MA
  7. Architectural Design MA
  8. Broadcast Journalism MA
  9. Business Administration MBA
  10. Business Finance and Economics MSc
  11. Cognitive Studies MA
  12. Composition MA
  13. Corporate and Commercial Law LLM
  14. Creative and Cultural Industries Management MSc
  15. Cultural Data Management & Communications MA
  16. Cultural Heritage Management MA
  17. Data Science MSc
  18. Digital Culture & Communications MA
  19. Digital Literacies, Culture and Education MA
  20. Digital Media and Society MA
  21. Early Modern History MA
  22. East Asian Business MSc
  23. Economics MSc
  24. Education : Early Childhood MA
  25. Education : Language and Education MA
  26. Education MA
  27. English Literature (Creative Writing) MA
  28. English Literature MA
  29. Environmental Change and International Development MSc
  30. Finance and Accounting MSc
  31. Financial Economics MSc
  32. Global History MA
  33. Global Journalism MA
  34. Heritage and Archaeology MA
  35. Human Osteology & Funerary Archaeology MSc
  36. Human Resource Management MSc
  37. Human Resource Management with CIPD Pathway MSc
  38. Information Management MSc
  39. Information Systems Management MSc
  40. Information Systems MSc
  41. Intercultural Communication MA
  42. International Criminology MA
  43. International Development MA
  44. International Development MPH
  45. International Law and Global Justice LLM
  46. International Management and Marketing MSc
  47. International Management MSc
  48. International Political Economy MA
  49. International Public and Political Communication MA
  50. International Relations and East Asia MA
  51. International Relations MA
  52. Journalism MA
  53. Language and Linguistics MA
  54. Law (two-year qualifying law degree) MA
  55. Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc
  56. Management (International Business) MSc
  57. Management MSc
  58. Marketing Management Practice MSc
  59. Medieval History MA
  60. Modern History MA
  61. Money, Banking and Finance MSc
  62. Music Management MA
  63. Music Performance Studies (piano) MA
  64. Music Performance Studies MA
  65. Musicology MA
  66. Osteoarcheology MSc
  67. Paleoanthropology MSc
  68. Philosophy MA
  69. Political Theory MA
  70. Politics and Media in East Asia MA
  71. Politics, Governance and Public Policy MA
  72. Psychology and Education MA
  73. Psychology of Music MA
  74. Real Estate MSc
  75. Real Estate Planning and Development MSc
  76. Speech Difficulties MSc
  77. Sustainable Architecture Studies MSc
  78. TESOL MA
  79. Translation Studies MA
  80. Urban and Regional Planning MSc
  81. Urban Design and Planning MA
  82. Urban Design MA
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Foundation year

Progression programs:

  1. Dental Surgery BDS (Hons)
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Master, Pre-Master’s

Progression programs:

  1. Advanced Computer Science MSc
  2. Advanced Control and Systems Engineering MSc
  3. Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc
  4. Advanced Metallurgy MMet
  5. Aerospace Engineering MSc
  6. Aerospace Engineering MSc
  7. Aerospace Materials MSc (Eng)
  8. Antimicrobial Resistance MSc
  9. Archaeological Science MSc
  10. Archaeology MA
  11. Astrophysics MSc
  12. Autonomous and Intelligent Systems MSc
  13. Biochemical Engineering with Industrial Management MSc
  14. Biodiversity and Conservation MSc
  15. Biological and Bioprocess Engineering MSc (Eng)
  16. Biological Sciences MSc
  17. Biomedical Engineering MSc
  18. Biomedical Science MSc
  19. Cancer Biology and Therapeutics MSc
  20. Chemistry and Sustainability MSc
  21. Chemistry MSc
  22. Chemistry MSc (Res)
  23. Civil Engineering and Management MSc
  24. Civil Engineering MSc
  25. Computer Science with Speech and Language Processing MSc
  26. Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence MSc
  27. Data Analytics MSc
  28. Data Communications MSc (Eng)
  29. Drug Discovery Science MSc
  30. Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc (Eng)
  31. Energy Engineering with Industrial Management MSc
  32. Environmental and Energy Engineering MSc (Eng)
  33. Genomic Approaches to Drug Discovery MSc
  34. Heritage and Archaeology MA
  35. Human Anatomy with Education MSc
  36. Human and Molecular Genetics MSc
  37. Human Osteology & Funerary Archaeology MSc
  38. International Relations and East Asia MA
  39. Masters Dental Public Health MDPH
  40. Materials Science & Engineering MSc
  41. Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management MSc
  42. Molecular and Cellular Basis of Human Disease MSc
  43. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology MSc
  44. Nanomaterials and Materials Science MSc
  45. Neuroscience MSc
  46. Osteoarchaeology MSc
  47. Palaeoanthropology MSc
  48. Particle Physics MSc (Res)
  49. Pharmaceutical Engineering MSc
  50. Polymers and Composites MSc (Eng)
  51. Polymers for Advanced Technologies MSc (Eng)
  52. Process Safety and Loss Prevention MSc (Eng)
  53. Psychological Research Methods MSc
  54. Psychological Research Methods with Advanced Statistics MSc
  55. Psychological Research Methods with Data Science MSc
  56. Quantum Photonics and Nanomaterials MSc (Res)
  57. Robotics MSc
  58. Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics MSc (Eng)
  59. Solar Cell Technology MSc
  60. Statistics MSc
  61. Statistics with Medical Applications MSc
  62. Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine MSc
  63. Structural Engineering MSc
  64. Sustainable Agricultural Technologies MSc
  65. Systems Neuroscience MSc
  66. Translational Neuroscience MSc
  67. Water Engineering MSc
  68. Wireless Communications (Systems) MSc (Eng)
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Foundation year

Progression programs:

  1. Aerospace Engineering BEng
  2. Aerospace Engineering MEng
  3. Aerospace Engineering with Private Pilot Instruction BEng
  4. Aerospace Engineering with Private Pilot Instruction MEng
  5. Architectural Engineering MEng
  6. Architectural Engineering with a Year in Industry MEng
  7. Biochemistry BSc (Hons)
  8. Biochemistry with an Industrial Placement Year BSc
  9. Bio-dental Science and Technology BSc (Hons)
  10. Bioengineering BEng
  11. Bioengineering MEng
  12. Bioengineering with an Industrial Placement Year BEng
  13. Bioengineering with an Industrial Placement Year MEng
  14. Biological Sciences BSc (Hons)
  15. Biological Sciences MBiolSci
  16. Biomedical Science BSc
  17. Biomedical Science BSc
  18. Biomedical Science MBiolSci
  19. Biomedical Science MBiolSci
  20. Biomedical Science with an Industrial Placement Year BSc
  21. Biomedical Science with an Industrial Placement Year MBiolSci
  22. Chemical Engineering BEng
  23. Chemical Engineering MEng
  24. Chemical Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year MEng (Hons)
  25. Chemical Engineering with Industrial Experience BEng (Hons)
  26. Chemistry BSc (Hons)
  27. Chemistry MChem (Hons)
  28. Chemistry with an Industrial Placement Year BSc
  29. Chemistry with an Industrial Placement Year MChem
  30. Chemistry with Biological & Medicinal Chemistry BSc (Hons)
  31. Chemistry with Biological and Medicinal Chemistry MChem
  32. Chemistry with Study Abroad MChem
  33. Civil and Structural Engineering MEng
  34. Civil and Structural Engineering with a Year in Industry MEng
  35. Civil Engineering BEng
  36. Civil Engineering MEng
  37. Civil Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng
  38. Civil Engineering with a Year in Industry MEng
  39. Computer Systems Engineering BEng
  40. Computer Systems Engineering MEng
  41. Computer Systems Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year BEng
  42. Ecology and Conservation Biology BSc
  43. Ecology and Conservation Biology MBiolSci
  44. Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)
  45. Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng
  46. Electrical Engineering BEng
  47. Electronic Engineering BEng
  48. Electronics and Computer Engineering BEng (Hons)
  49. Electronics and Computer Engineering MEng (Hons)
  50. Environmental Science BSc
  51. Environmental Science MEnv
  52. Financial Mathematics BSc (Hons)
  53. General Engineering BEng (Hons)
  54. General Engineering MEng
  55. General Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year BEng
  56. General Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year MEng
  57. Geography BSc (Hons)
  58. Materials Science and Engineering BEng
  59. Materials Science and Engineering MEng
  60. Mathematics & Philosophy BSc (Hons)
  61. Mathematics and Statistics BSc
  62. Mathematics and Statistics MMath
  63. Mathematics BSc
  64. Mathematics MMath
  65. Mechanical Engineering BEng
  66. Mechanical Engineering MEng
  67. Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering BEng
  68. Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering MEng
  69. Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year BEng
  70. Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year
  71. Orthoptic BMedSci (Hons)
  72. Physics and Astrophysics BSc
  73. Physics and Astrophysics MPhys
  74. Physics MPhys
  75. Physics MPhys BSc
  76. Physics with Medical Physics BSc
  77. Physics with Medical Physics MPhys
  78. Physics with Study Abroad MPhys
  79. Psychology BSc (Hons)
  80. Psychology with Placement Year BSc
  81. Structural Engineering & Architecture MEng
  82. Structural Engineering and Architecture with a Year in Industry MEng
  83. Theoretical Physics BSc
  84. Theoretical Physics MPhys
  85. Theoretical Physics with Study Abroad MPhys
  86. Zoology BSc
  87. Zoology MBiolSci
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