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Come and visit us!

Whether you are just starting to thinking about your choices or are already holding an offer for one of our degrees, open days are a great opportunity to find out more about studying History at Sheffield and to get to know our staff and students.

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Open Days

Dates for 2018-19 have now passed, please see other ways to visit.

These events offer a great opportunity to let our expert staff talk you through our funding opportunities, how to apply and what our postgraduate degrees are all about. You can also explore the campus, visit the history department to find out more about our MA programmes and chat to staff and students at our Arts and Humanities exhibition.

Virtual open day:

If you can't make the upcoming open day, you can register to view the content from our our virtual open day. You can view available materials, download documents or watch the pre-recorded talks to help you learn more about the University at your own convenience.

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Visit Afternoons

If you can’t make the open day, postgraduate visit afternoons are a great alternative. They run regularly throughout the year and allow you to explore the university with a campus tour and speak to staff about our postgraduate degrees and funding opportunities.

You can also arrange to visit the history department to talk to a member of staff who works in your chosen area.

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Postgraduate Fairs

The University also has a regular presence at many postgraduate study fairs across the UK. Where you can come and meet our expert staff and students either in Sheffield or in a range of cities around the country.

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Web Chats

Our web chats are a great way for you to get your questions answered in an informal and easy way. Expert staff and current postgraduate students will be able to answer your general questions about studying at Sheffield, how to apply, funding and much more.

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Campus Tours

The University runs campus tours regularly throughout the year. These are primarily aimed at undergraduate applicants, but all students are welcome to join. If you are unable to attend a University Open Day or a Visit Afternoon they are a great way to find out more about the University. You are also welcome to contact us about arranging to visit the Department as part of your visit.

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Stay on and go far

Dates for 2018-19 have now passed, please get in touch with us at if you would like to arrange a time to discuss the MA programme. 

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Staying at Sheffield for your masters degree is a great opportunity to carry on a subject you love - or try something new - while learning new skills.

You'll already know what it's like to live and study in Sheffield but open days offer a great opportunity to speak to our staff and students and find out more about postgraduate life in the History Department.

We hold a open evening specifically aimed at final year students in November each year and the University's open days also offer a great opportunity to talk to us about why staying at Sheffield could be the best choice for you. You will also be able to find out about applying and funding opportunities - and don't forget all Sheffield alumni receive a 10% fee discount!