An outstanding reputation built upon rich tradition.
Combining internationally acknowledged research excellence with modern, imaginative teaching that enables our students to think for themselves and excel in their own research.
Postgraduate Open Days
See what it's like to study in the Department of History at one of our postgraduate open days. Find out more about postgraduate study, and meet our staff and students.Book your place>
Funding applications for 2016 now open!
The University of Sheffield has an excellent range of PhD scholarships for students starting their studies in 2016.Find out more>
REF 2014 ranks us third in the UK for our world-leading research
Our commitment to research-led teaching has been a major factor in this outstanding achievement, which highlights our position as one of the top History departments in the country.Our research excellence>