Top two in UK for quality of published work

Source: Research Excellence Framework


World-leading staff, an active and international student community, and an exceptionally diverse range of modules makes Sheffield one of the world’s most exciting places to study philosophy.

Philosophy PhD Studentship on 'Climate Ethics and Enhanced Weathering'

The Department are inviting applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship in Philosophy, as part of the Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation at the University of Sheffield.

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New Philosophy, Religion and Ethics BA

The Department of Philosophy is launching a new, exciting BA in Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics, for entry from 2019.

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Emotion and Philosophy at the Millennium Gallery

Millennium Gallery in Sheffield are hosting some 'philosophy cafes' as part of their exhibition "Darkness into light: The emotional power of art".

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Flexible study

We offer students a range of flexible study options. Undergraduate courses have no core modules so you can design your own degree.

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Research

We have wide-ranging research interests with leading authorities in areas including feminism, German idealism, philosophy of psychology and metaphysics.

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Working together

Partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students. Our Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies and our Philosophy in the City outreach programme thrive on collaboration.

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