Masters study

Building on world-class research, our masters courses in challenge you to make a real difference. Study with us and you'll position yourself at the cutting edge of global challenges such as climate change, environmental sustainability, global inequalities and public health.

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We're a World Top 100 university. Our global reputation for teaching and research attracts over 7,000 international students from 150 countries.

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International Pre-Masters Programme

Our International College offers you the best pathway to a degree from the University of Sheffield – one of the UK's leading universities.

Pre-Masters pathway programmes

Our International Development masters courses cover specialisms including public health, intercultural communication and environmental change. In addition to PhD level study, graduates from these masters courses typically pursue governmental roles or careers with international NGOs such as UN-Habitat and World Vision.

Our masters in Polar and Alpine Change is a research-intensive course which places you at the heart of the department’s Ice and Climate Research group, among a community of like-minded scholars. Graduates from this course typically progress to PhD study, where they have a strong record of securing funding, or to a career in in cold-regions science.