Reputation and rankings
The School of Health and Related Research has an excellent global reputation.
ScHARR was the first UK university, and one of only 7 organisations in the world, to be awarded institutional level accreditation status by the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA).
Excellence in teaching
Our MSc in Human Nutrition has been accredited by the Association for Nutrition. Accreditation recognises university courses which deliver evidence-based nutrition education to a professional level.
Russell Group member
As a member of the Russell Group, we're one of 24 leading UK universities committed to maintaining the very best research and an outstanding teaching and learning experience.
Research Excellence Framework (REF)
We are proud that 91 per cent of our research is rated in the highest two categories in the REF 2021, meaning it is classed as world-leading or internationally excellent. Our impact submission was rated 6th nationally, showing our research is playing a crucial role in improving the lives of patients, their families and health services around the world.
Developing our students
ScHARR is one of a small number of UK universities to have an ISPOR student chapter. The mission of this chapter is to complement our extensive postgraduate programmes in health economics, to help develop future leaders in health economics.
In April 2017 ScHARR once again received the Athena SWAN Silver Award in recognition of our commitment to equality and diversity. ScHARR is fully committed to supporting our staff and students who come from a wide range of backgrounds and communities.
We're a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. Find out more about University of Sheffield's rankings.
Our outstanding performance for excellent teaching and research, as part of a genuinely global community, is consistently confirmed by international independent assessments.
A world-class university – a unique student experience
Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.