An outstanding reputation built upon rich tradition.


Combining internationally acknowledged research excellence with modern, imaginative teaching that enables our students to think for themselves and excel in their own research.

Masters scholarships worth over £1m

Don't miss out. Find out if you're eligible for a MA scholarship worth £10,000 for 2017 entry.

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PhD Project Studentship

Applications are invited for a PhD project studentship commencing on 1 October 2017. This opportunity arises from University of Sheffield funding dedicated to developing its research resources, in this case the Sheffield Archives.

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Sixth year in a row with student satisfaction of more than 90%

Find out what our students had to say about their experience at Sheffield in the latest National Student Survey.

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Learn from award-winning teachers and acclaimed researchers

From ancient Rome to modern India, and from fifteenth-century human sacrifice to twentieth-century genocide.

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Third in the UK for research excellence

Our historians are international leaders in their fields, award-winning writers and media consultants.

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Partnerships that inform our teaching and research

We are an institution with global perspectives, but remain proud of our civic roots.

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