Information for 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?
We're a world top 100 university. Our global reputation for teaching and research attracts international students from all over the world.
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.
Meet us in person
We travel to over 30 countries a year, talking to students about studying at Sheffield.
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.
If you need help to achieve our academic standards, the University of Sheffield International College has a choice of Pre-Masters programmes. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study.
You can choose to study a Pre-Masters programme in the following subjects: