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.

National Student Survey

We scored 96% for student satisfaction in the 2019 National Student Survey making us third in the Russell Group for Philosophy.

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Philosophy and Climate Change at Sheffield

We are using philosophy to think about the problem of climate change in our research, with our students, and in the community.

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Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives

A major event promoting the benefits of philosophy in schools with a rich variety of speakers, including The Right Hon. the Lord David Blunkett, Bettany Hughes OBE, radio producer and writer John Lloyd CBE, Magid Magid MEP and The Right Hon. Lord David Willetts.

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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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