Number 1 university in the UK for journalism

The Guardian and The Times university league tables 2018


The UK's leading centre for teaching and research in our field. Showing journalism's bigger picture.

Professor Jackie Harrison awarded UNESCO Chair

Prestigious role for our joint head will extend the impact of work on journalistic safety and freedom

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Sheffield is now DOUBLE number 1 for journalism

We're rated the UK's top university for journalism and media by both The Guardian AND The Times league tables for 2018!

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Dan Walker Journalism Scholarships available now

Two of our postgraduates will receive personal mentoring from the BBC's Sheffield journalism alumnus – and £10,000 in funding

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Study with us

Our courses are legendary. Editors know a Sheffield graduate can make a world-class journalist.

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Communication, Media and Journalism research

We're exploring media freedom and censorship, journalism history and ethics, political communication, and much more.

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Working with our community

We've linked up with local primary schools to give young children a taste of university life and journalism studies.

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Primary school children radio interview