Number 1 university in the UK for journalism

Guardian university league table 2018


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

Officially Britain's number 1 for journalism

We're top of the 2018 Guardian university league tables for journalism studies with a score of 100/100!

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Dan Walker Journalism Scholarships

Two MA students will be mentored by the BBC presenter and Sheffield journalism graduate – and receive £10,000 in funding

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An extraordinary student experience

We're the number one university in the Russell Group for student experience. Our Students' Union came top for the ninth year running

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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

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