Our teaching is informed by our world-class research in law and criminal justice. We evaluate and question to protect and enhance people's lives worldwide.

Postgraduate open day

Find out more about our Masters and PhD research degrees. See for yourself what Sheffield feels like - the atmosphere, the people, the campus, the city…

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A career beyond the legal profession

Becoming a solicitor or barrister isn't the only career path you can choose. Law Alumnus Ed Newton is a shining example of leading a successful career beyond the legal sector.

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Criminology course ranked UK's number 2 in the Guardian University Guide 2019

We're delighted that we are placed second in the UK to study Criminology in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.

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Study with us

Study with us and benefit from our innovative teaching environment. You can master mooting in our mock court room.

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Our world-class research is helping create safer communities worldwide. We're currently exploring the impact of devolving the UK probation service.

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A world of opportunity

Experience a global education. Our vibrant international community, study abroad options and international-themed degrees help prepare you for the global workplace.

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