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

We have over 100 scholarships of £10,000 available to fund talented new masters students in 2019.

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Ranked among best in world for arts and humanities

The University of Sheffield has been ranked among the best universities in the world for teaching and research in the arts and humanities, according to the Times Higher Education.

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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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