Postgraduate study

We’re proud of our postgraduate teaching and research, which goes beyond the traditional areas of the profession. We have a responsibility and passion to address emerging global engineering challenges, and we’re dedicated to making the world a better place by producing engineers who will build a better future.
We're in the top four in the UK for research excellence according to the last Research Excellence Framework (2014) and we’re 44th in the world according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019).
students in lab (wind tunnel)

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Our new MSc courses

Civil and structural engineering isn't what it used to be

Our new postgraduate MSc courses in management, hazards and infrastructure will make you the kind of engineer the world needs right now; forward-thinking, interdisciplinary, environmentally conscious, and capable of the kind of complex thinking our rapidly changing society needs. Find out more and apply here.

Our teaching is about more than you think

Our research

Our postgraduate teaching

Dr Jonathan Black talks about our MSc courses.

Hanna talks about why she chose to study her MSc at Sheffield and what her course was like.

Dr Paul Shepley talks about our MSc Civil Engineering.