Number 1 university in the UK for journalism

The Guardian university league table 2019


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

Students wowed by International Journalism Week

Guest speakers, competitions and discussions around global media freedom have proved inspirational for all involved.

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Let's get to work

Amazing work experience placements give our students a head start when it comes to job hunting. On our new blog, they explain how.

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Sheffield retains number 1 spot for journalism

We're rated the best in the UK by the Guardian league table for 2019 – the second year in a row Sheffield has been named number 1 for journalism.

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Study with us

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

BA Journalism Studies> Masters degrees> PhD study>
Students in the newsroom

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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#freeAJstaff protest supporting imprisoned Egyptian journalists

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