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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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Students enjoy opportunity to network with successful alumni

We recently welcomed back 12 graduates of the Department to network with their successors. How did it go?

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Post Graduate Open Day

Sign up for the Post Graduate Open Day on the 9th February and come to our presentation about post graduate Politics courses, learn about their content and get the opportunity to meet students and staff.

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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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