PhD projects and entry requirements

We provide a rich intellectual environment and excellent research facilities for our research students. As a PhD student you will become a member of our research community.

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Entry requirements 

Applicants are required to hold a bachelors degree in a relevant discipline with a First Class classification or a masters with at least a Merit degree classification (or equivalent based on University conversion guidelines).

English Qualifications: Applicants that do not hold a bachelors or masters degree from an English speaking country obtained within the previous five years prior to the application, need an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component (or equivalent based on University conversion guidelines) completed no more than two years before the start date of your Sheffield course.


Research funding and scholarships

We are accepting applications for the MSc Conversion Prize PhD Scholarships.  

The deadline is Wednesday 30 March 2022.

All other scholarships for students apply starting in September 2022 are now closed. 

PhD Scholarships


Find a supervisor

You can search our directory and find out more about our research supervisors and their research interests. 

Find a supervisor


Explore our PhD project directory

Scroll down to view a list of available projects, or you can conduct your own new search.


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