How to apply

The closing date for applications is the end of July preceding commencement of the course.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelors degree normally expected, although accreditation for other forms of learning.
  • Working as a nurse or healthcare professional in your own country.  Registered midwives may also apply.
  • Access to a PC with a suitable Internet connection
  • Basic computer literacy and familiarity with the Internet
  • Ability to use the English language must meet the minimum levels (IELTS 6.5). Applicants with a first degree taught in English will not generally be required to provide other evidence of English Language proficiency.

Application Forms

You need to submit an application through the online postgraduate application form. Please ensure that you read the guidance notes before your begin your application and note that you can upload your docuements in stages. You can complete all of your application online however if you do post anything to us please write your name and course on all correspondence.

LBR Funding

Funding may be available for NHS employees in the Yorkshire & Humber region area. To apply for this funding you must have your application approved by your line manager and by the LBR lead at your Trust.  You need to download the fees and funding form (it will also be emailed to you) and complete it as above.  If you are unsure who your LBR lead is please see: Who is my LBR Lead?

Criminal Convictions

You must tell us of any relevant criminal convictions you may have. Relevant criminal convictions are for offences against the person, whether of a violent or a sexual nature, and convictions for offences involving unlawfully supplying controlled drugs or substances where the conviction concerns commercial drug dealing or trafficking. Convictions that are spent (as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) are not considered to be relevant and you should not reveal them unless you are applying for a course in teaching, health, social work or any courses which involve work with children or vulnerable adults. See our Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure Statement [Prospective Students] at for further information.

Please note that having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from studying at the University of Sheffield. This will depend on the nature of the course you are applying for and the circumstances and background of your offences.

After you have submitted your application

When we receive your application we will send you an acknowledgement email, all correspondence will be sent you by email therefore you will need to check your account regularly.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact our Admissions office,