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.

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Find out more about studying Philosophy at Sheffield at our Open Day on Saturday 2nd December 2017. It's a great chance to meet our staff and some of our current students.

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Philosophy in the City

Philosophy in the City (PinC) is an award-winning outreach project, run entirely by student volunteers from the University of Sheffield’s Philosophy department.

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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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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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