A tradition of international excellence stretching back over a hundred years

Our world-class research drives our exploration of the law and criminal justice to shape global society and policy. We evaluate and question to empower, protect and enhance people's lives worldwide.

Welcoming our new Chancellor

This video introduces The Right Honourable Lady Justice Rafferty, DBE, the new Chancellor of the University. Dame Anne explains her experience of the University of Sheffield, having graduated with an LLB in Law.

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Postgraduate Open Day 2016

Ready for the next level? Why not visit us at the next open day on Thursday 11th February 2016. Meet with academic staff and current students, and find out more about our postgraduate courses.

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National students survey confirms quality of teaching

Student experience is key, our 2015 National Students Survey confirms quality of teaching and learning.

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No ordinary classroom

Study with us and benefit from our innovative teaching environment. You can master mooting in our mock court room.

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Our world-class research is helping create safer communities worldwide. We're currently exploring the impact of devolving the UK probation service.

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A world of opportunity

Experience a global education. Our vibrant international community, study abroad options and international-themed degrees help prepare you for the global workplace.

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