Information for EU and international students

International students make Sheffield great. Choose us for postgraduate study and you'll be welcomed into a community where your contribution is truly valued.

Why study at Sheffield?

With more than 5,000 international students from 120 countries, and free English language support if you need it, Sheffield is one of the best places in the UK to take your masters.

Our friendly and multicultural city sits on the edge of the Peak District National Park, one of Britain’s most famous areas of outstanding natural beauty. We came joint first for community atmosphere and social life in the 2015 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.

Our extraordinary city

We're here to help you

If you're thinking of coming to study in Sheffield, we have a dedicated team of people waiting to help you.

In the international students area of our website you'll find everything you need to get started, including contact email addresses.

Visit our website for international students

Choose your country

Meet us in person

We travel to over 30 countries a year, talking to students about studying at Sheffield.

Upcoming international visits

Local support

We have representatives permanently based in cities around the world. They're trained counsellors who know all about our courses, entry requirements and application procedures.

Speak to a student

We can put you in contact with a current Sheffield student from your country. You can ask them what it's like here.

We don't believe in barriers

If you have the potential to study here but you're not quite ready, we can help you.

Improve your English

If you need to improve your English level to meet our entry requirements, the English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC) has a range of courses to choose from.

Pre-masters programmes

If you need help to achieve our academic standards, the Sheffield International College has a choice of pre-masters programmes.

ELTC Students