Politics, Philosophy and Economics

Congratulations on your offer to study Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the Sheffield Methods Institute!

Our students are here to tell you more!!

PPE student Tom is here to tell you more about his work placement experience.

PPE student Tom is here to tell you more about his work placement experience.

As part your course you'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement - giving you the chance to further develop your skills and gain valuable experience which will help boost your career after you graduate.

Find out from Tom about his 6-week work placement with the housing charity Shelter.

Rikzar - Politics, Philosophy & Politics student

Here's Rikzar's top tips for new students!!

Find out from Rikzar what she enjoys most about studying PPE here at Sheffield and what her top tips are for new students. 

Meet our staff

Meet your academic team.

Watch the video to find out more about how our research has real world impact.

Watch the video to get a flavour of the research your academic team deliver and how it has real world impact.

Many our staff bring their current research into the classroom, giving you the chance to learn more about live research projects - bringing your learning experience to life! 

Visit our staff profile page to meet all our academic team, learn more about their research along with which courses they teach on. 

Kerry is here to tell you how we support our students.

Kerry is here to tell you more about how we support our students

As a Sheffield Methods Institute (SMI) student, you'll get the best of both worlds – experiencing bigger lectures through our partner departments, smaller cohort teaching here at the SMI and great support from our Professional Services Team.