International student

International students

There are almost 200 PhD students from 30 countries around the world currently doing a PhD in one of the University of Sheffield's science departments. They are being trained by some of the world's top experts in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and psychology. In the last Research Excellence Framework, more than 90% of science research at the University of Sheffield was assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent.

The University of Sheffield's webpages have lots more information about what makes Sheffield a great place to study, how we'll help you settle in and the support that is available throughout your degree. There is also information about English language requirements, visa requirements, funding opportunities and other information specific to your country.

Kavitha Chinnaiya"Doing the doctoral programme at Sheffield has helped me gain a lot of technical skills and training in the field of developmental biology. The facilities within the department are outstanding, which in turn provide a very good research environment to work in." Read more

Kavitha Chinnaiya, Biomedical Science

"Studying at the University of Sheffield is a dream for international students, because it is a well-known university in the world. There are professional and kind staff, a lot of facilities and great equipment and instruments. According to my experience, the staff and people in the University are co-operative and the staff in the chemistry department are highly qualified with a high level of expertise."

Layla Alajmee, Chemistry