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  • International Fees From

    每年17600英镑起 UG
    £15,750 PG

  • World Ranking

    Times排名117 in Times HE
    上海交通大学排名101-150 in Shanghai

  • Students

    17000名本科生 UG
    9,000 PG

  • International


  • Employability


  • Accommodation


Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2TN, United Kingdom

Sheffield is a city in South Yorkshire in the North of England.

Sheffield is a multicultural city with a rich heritage of theatre, museums and galleries. Over 60% of Sheffield’s entire area is green space and a third of the city lies within the Peak District National Park. Sheffield is about one and a half hour’s drive, just over 70 miles, from the coast.

Sheffield is just over one hour’s drive, or one hour and fifteen minute’s train journey time from Manchester airport, which is one of the UK’s major international airports providing flights to Dubai, New York, Paris and Singapore and more than 200 other destinations. Road and rail links are good and Sheffield is 167 miles from London.

Sheffield’s lowest average temperature is -.5 degrees in January and its highest average temperature is 21 degrees in July.

  • History

    The University of Sheffield is a research university. The University of Sheffield was formed by the merger of three colleges. In 1828 the Sheffield School of Medicine was founded. In 1879 the Firth College, to teach arts and science subject and the Sheffield Technical School which opened in 1884. The Sheffield Technical School was the product of local concern about the need for better technical training of the men responsible for running the great industries of Sheffield, particularly steelmaking.

    These three institutions merged in 1897 as the University College of Sheffield. In 1905 the University College received its Royal Charter and became the University of Sheffield.


    Most University buildings are within walking distance from each other and the campus is a very short walk from the city centre. The two out-of-town accommodation locations are both 20-25 minutes walk from the city and academic buildings along major thoroughfares and there is a frequent bus service.

    The University of Sheffield has a 24/7 Security Services team and there is a Campus Police Officer with particular responsibility for the welfare and safety of students.


    University of Sheffield is ranked 117th in the Times Higher Education rankings, it is ranked between 101-150 in the Shanghai Jaio Tong rankings. Sheffield university is a member of the Russell Group of universities.
    University of Sheffield is ranked 35th in the National Student Survey Satisfaction rankings.


    Sheffield has a approximately 5,000 international students from more than 125 countries representing about 19% of all students.


    Sheffield has approximately 26,000 students. 17,000 are undergraduates and 9,000 are postgraduates.


    93.9% of Sheffield university graduates enter directly into work, further study or training within 6 months of graduation (source:HESA). A breakdown of post graduation employment by course, showing the split into professional/managerial positions, rather than general employment figures, is available from Unistats an independent source of university data. For more information, please visit the REF Information page.


    The University of Sheffield has more than 250 societies and clubs; these include economics, dance, music, faith groups and sports.

    The sports facilities have recently been upgraded. There is a high-tech gym, a 33-metre swimming pool, 45 acres of outdoor pitches, tennis, climbing wall, squash and badminton courts.


    Sheffield has three accommodation locations – Endcliffe, Ranmoor and City – offering a range of room types for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    The lowest price for a single room with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities is £101.85 per week.
    An example price for catered accommodation is £186.45 at Stephenson.



    International undergraduate tuition fee examples – BA or BSc:
    Fees for full time undergraduate courses start at £17,600 for subjects such as English Literature, rising to £19,500 for subjects such as Psychology and and up to £19,500 for years 1 and 2 and £34,750 for years 3, 4 and 5 to study Medicine.

    International postgraduate taught tuition fee examples – MA or MSc:
    Full time masters (taught) postgraduate course fees start at £15,750 for Politics rising to £19,500 for subjects such as Advanced Metallurgy and up to £21,250 for Clinical Neurology.

    Subject Areas

    REF (Research Excellence Framework) was an independent government review conducted into the quality of research at UK universities and published in December 2014. This information highlights subjects of specialism within each university. We have listed all subject areas where at least 60% of the research conducted in these specific fields has been graded 3 or 4 stars. (4 stars being the highest ranking REF award). For more information, please visit the REF Information page.

    • Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
    • Social Work and Social Policy and Administration
    • 临床医学专业
    • 公共健康,健康服务和初级护理专业
    • 化学专业
    • 历史专业
    • 哲学专业
    • 商业管理专业
    • 土木工程专业
    • 地区研究专业
    • 地球系统与环境科学专业
    • 地理,环境研究和考古专业
    • 大众传播,文化和多媒体,图书馆和信息管理专业
    • 建筑和环境规划专业
    • 政治和国际关系研究专业
    • 教育学专业
    • 数学科学专业
    • 法律专业
    • 物理学专业
    • 现代语言和语言学
    • 生物科学专业
    • 电子和电子工程,学冶金与材料专业
    • 神学和宗教研究专业
    • 经济学与计量经济学
    • 综合保健,牙医,护理和药剂专业
    • 航空,机械和化工以及制造工程专业
    • 般工程专业
    • 英语与文学专业
    • 衔接课程
    • 计算机科学与信息专业
    • 音乐,戏剧,舞蹈和表演艺术

    Online Courses

    The University of Sheffield offers distance learning options across more than 30 courses at Certificate, Diploma, PGCE, and Masters level. Subjects include Statistics, Public Health and World Music Studies.

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