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News and Events

At Sheffield, we engage in cutting-edge historical research, using the latest insights to make sense of the past and shed light on the present. We combine internationally acknowledged research excellence with modern, imaginative teaching that enables our students to excel in research and think for themselves.

Congratulations to our applicants!

Congratulations to all of our successful applicants! You have worked extremely hard, and we look forward to meeting you in September.

Adjustment and Clearing:

Find out about the courses that the University still has available for highly qualified applicants on our clearing webpages.

Any Questions?

You can contact the University's Adjustment and Clearing Helpline on +44 (0)114 22 28015+44 (0)114 22 28015 or members of our departmental admissions team: Miss Beky Hasnip (the Admissions Manager) on +44 (0)114 22 22552 and Professor Bob Moore (the Admissions Tutor) on +44 (0)114 22 22565+44 (0)114 22 22565 and we will be happy to answer your queries.

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Study with us

We offer an unrivalled choice of courses, ranging from classical antiquity to the present day, and encompassing Britain, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, America and beyond. Our degrees:

Undergraduate | Masters | Research

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World-class research

Students at Sheffield are part of a Department which enjoys an internationally recognised tradition of excellence in historical study, and which is currently ranked amongst the UK's top 10 History departments for its world-class research.

Our Research


Your career

History at Sheffield is a degree which opens many doors. Recent graduates are enjoying successful careers in a range of fields, including the media, law, management, finance, heritage, and teaching. Discover some of their career trajectories.

Careers | Graduate Profiles

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More about us

How to find us, what our students say, meet the friendly and inspirational staff you could be working with, and other useful information.

About the Department