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.
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.
You can search our directory and find out more about our research supervisors and their research interests.
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A global reputation
Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.