We have been welcoming students from around the world for many years and our staff are very familiar with the many education systems and qualifications.
High entrance requirements for our degree programmes at Sheffield reflect the quality of the University.
The information below is for guidance only - if you would like further advice please get in touch. Please be aware, however, that final decisions can only be made upon receipt of an official application.
Undergraduate Programmes e.g. BSc, BA, BEng / MEng
We welcome applications from students studying a range of international qualifications at Level 3 or above that offer suitable preparation for study at the University. Details of the qualifications that we consider for entry can be found on the following webpages:
If you cannot find the required information for your country or qualification, please get in touch.
If you do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry at undergraduate level, our International College provides undergraduate foundation programmes.
Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc
For entry to MA, MSc programmes
Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised university will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or Masters programmes.
For entry to MBA
Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised university and at least 3 years' post-graduation work experience will be considered for direct admission to the MBA.
If you do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry at postgraduate level, our International College provides pre-Masters programmes.
Postgraduate Research Programmes e.g. MPhil, PhD, PhD with Integrated Masters
Holders of a good bachelor degree and a good Masters degree from a recognised university will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate research programmes.
English language requirements
All applicants are required to have an internationally recognised English language qualification such as IELTS or equivalent. The minimum score that is accepted for entry is IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each component or equivalent for undergraduate courses and IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each component for postgraduate courses. Please note that some departments may require a higher score.