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.

Take the lead

If you've achieved ABB at A Level (or equivalent), you can apply now through clearing to join the UK's number 1 journalism department. Your accommodation is guaranteed!

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MA magazine scholarship open now

Apply for the Gavin Reeve-Daniels scholarship and get your course fees paid, as well as work experience with two top publishers

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Sheffield still UK's number 1 for journalism

After number 1 rankings from the Guardian in 2018 and 2019, we're also rated top by the Complete University Guide 2020!

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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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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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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