Number 1 university in the UK for journalism

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

The 1820 plot to assassinate the UK government

Find out about the conference we've just hosted to explore the Cato Street Conspiracy.

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Essential listening

Places are being snapped up for Professor Piers Robinson's inaugural lecture. Reserve yours now.

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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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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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