Number 1 university in the UK for journalism

The Complete University Guide 2020


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

Contacting us during lockdown

9 Mappin Street is currently closed but the department continues to function. Email is the best way to communicate with us.

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Dan Walker scholarship open for applications

Studying MA Broadcast Journalism with us? You could get £10,000 plus personal mentoring from Dan!

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Taster day for sixth formers aims to diversify journalism

We've opened our doors to potential future journalists from groups that are underrepresented in higher education and the media.

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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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Discover why our students' work placements are so special – directly from our students!

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