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Experience our world-class teaching and research, and join an international community of tutors and students.

Digital learning at Sheffield

Digital learning at Sheffield

Online learning at Sheffield puts you at the heart of some of our most exciting courses, research and ideas. Find out how our online courses and iTunesU channel bring award-winning lecturers and researchers to you.

Distance learning courses

Advance your career from any location with an internet connection. Our postgraduate distance learning courses give you access to internationally renowned academics and innovative learning materials.

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Free online courses

Our Open Online Learning courses are a blend of videos, articles and discussions that let you explore our research. Choose from courses such as Building a Future with Robotics and Finding Mr X.

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Sheffield on iTunes U

Explore a huge range of world-class educational materials online – all for free. You’ll discover fascinating collections of videos, lectures and images from our academics, inspiring talks such as the rise of innovation districts by Bruce Katz, and a performance of Holst's The Planets.

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Sheffield on iTunes U