Practical economics, real impact.


By exploring economic principles we help to address complex problems, from the decisions made by individuals through to global economic policy.

Student award for research dissemination

BA Economics and Politics student Olivia Wills won the award for best dissemination of research (non-poster) at the Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Showcase.

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Study abroad and exchange students

If you study at Sheffield you can choose to study in Australia, Asia, North America or in Europe. We also welcome students from abroad to study here in Sheffield.

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The National Student Survey 2015

We’re asking third year undergraduate students for less than 10 minutes of your time to complete the National Student Survey (NSS).

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Study with us

Study with us and you'll discover the powerful ideas that shape economic theory and influence real-world situations.

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Our world-leading research

Our world-leading research explores areas as diverse as labour and education, health and well-being, how firms and industry operate and macroeconomic systems.

Research areas> Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision-making (InstEAD)> Our research working papers series>
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The real world of economics

We work with a range of organisations to provide students with unique employment experiences and we help companies to innovate with our internationally-recognised research skills.

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