Applying for Postgraduate Research Programmes

Entry requirements

Normally a first class or upper second class honours degree from an approved institution in an appropriate engineering or science subject. Applicants with other qualifications are encouraged to contact the Director of Postgraduate Studies at me-pgadmit@sheffield.ac.uk.

English requirements for overseas applicants are:

  • IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6 in each component)
  • TOEFL 91 (IBT) with at least 22 in reading, 23 in speaking, and 21 in listening and writing

How to apply

Applications for MPhil/PhD are accepted all year round. Before submitting an application, please refer to the following checklist in order to allow us to process your submission as quickly as possible:

Application checklist

When you are ready to apply, please use the University's online application form:

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