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Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships

We have over 100 scholarships available to fund talented new postgraduate students in 2017. Don't miss out. Find out if you're eligible for a scholarship worth £10,000. Government loans of up £10,280 are also available.

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Two Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships available

BIOSEC Biodiversity and Security: Understanding environmental crime, illegal wildlife trade and threat finance

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Inspirational Teaching

Inspirational Teaching

Here at the Department of Politics we pride ourselves on our inspirational teaching that continues to engage our students and takes their learning to the next level.

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Our world-leading research

One of the very best departments for politics in the UK, we produce leading research across the whole range of the discipline. Read more -

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Politics Brought to Life

The videos introduce some of the ideas which you will encounter by studying Politics at the University of Sheffield. All of our lecturers teach in the Department as well as undertaking cutting-edge political research.

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