Studying at SSoA

About us

Architecture with a view…

Our School is known around the world for its strong social conscience. We believe in architecture that makes a difference and know that it has the potential to significantly enhance the quality of life of those who inhabit and use it.

The Sheffield approach...

A LIVE SCHOOL
Through our teaching, research and partnerships we engage with real societal, environmental and architectural issues

RESEARCH LED TEACHING
As a UK top 4 research School we fully integrate research and design at all levels. Teaching is delivered by academic staff at the forefront of their field and students develop into skilled and critical researchers.

A SPECIAL PLACE
We fully engage with the City of Sheffield which offers a unique and exciting context in which to study architecture. Our generous environment promotes collaborative working and a community feel. The Well is the physical and social heart of the School and The Arts Tower offers unrivalled views across our green City and beyond.

UNIQUE CULTURE
We are proud to have an inclusive, open and approachable working environment and unique studio culture. We believe in supporting and enabling people to develop their own approach as individuals.

ARCHITECTURE OF VALUE
Our Students, Staff and Alumni produce outstanding architecture and research. They are having a positive and lasting impact on the global built environment.

PIONEERS
We are shaping the future of practice and leading on cutting edge, interdisciplinary architectural education through our teaching initiatives, research and collaborations.

Employability

Our graduates are sought after by employers who recognise that our students develop excellent skills.
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Reputation

We are consistently rated as one of the best Schools of Architecture in the UK.
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