Sheffield, United Kingdom

Develop the specialist knowledge you need to excel in your chosen career

Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, we offer more than 200 postgraduate courses which all focus on developing the specialist knowledge you need to excel in your chosen career.

Our network is your network

We work with thousands of organisations, from HSBC to the NHS, and these industry partners help design our courses and give you the experience and contacts you need to make your CV stand out to future employers. Many of our courses are accredited by professional associations and bodies.

Outstanding facilities

Our students benefit from access to our world-class facilities. We’re constantly updating and adding to the facilities you’ll use, with £72 million invested in new buildings since 2014. This means 24-hour libraries, student-designed study areas, excellent sports facilities and the same equipment you’ll find in your future workplace, whether it’s an aeroplane manufacturer, a software engineering company or a hospital.

Research that changes lives

72% of our research is rated internationally excellent or world leading. Read more about the REF case studies which helped us to earn this prestigious rating.

Five star rating

We have been awarded five stars in the latest QS Stars international rating system. QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at higher education institutions across the world, focusing on specific topics such as teaching strength, graduate employability, research strength, inclusiveness and innovation.

The University achieved an overall five-star rating and was given the top mark in seven of the eight categories it was assessed on including teaching, employability, facilities, innovation, inclusiveness and in the specialist category of Hospitality and Leisure Management.

QS Stars international rating system

Our distinctive approach to teaching mixes lectures and seminars with workshops, placements and real-world projects — so you graduate with the skills and experience employers want.

We were The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year for Teaching Quality in 2020, which recognised our consistently high student satisfaction scores, as measured by the independent National Student Survey (NSS).

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A vibrant city with a low cost of living

Sheffield is a welcoming, multicultural city with a rich and proud history. It is a safe, friendly and affordable place to live, which is why it is the study destination of choice for more than 60,000 students. The city also offers the best of both worlds, with all the amenities, culture and entertainment of a big city and the peaceful, green spaces of the countryside.

Accommodation which suits your needs

If you are relocating to Sheffield for your course then we want you to feel comfortable and happy from the moment you arrive so you can focus on making the most out of your postgraduate course. We guarantee to help you find somewhere that best suits your needs, tastes and budget.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees vary depending on the course you choose and you can find individual course fees on our online prospectus under each course entry.

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,609 a year for taught and research masters degrees are available for UK and EU students, and we offer scholarships and other financial packages for international students.

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Alumni scholarship

If you have completed an undergraduate degree with us, you could qualify for an alumni scholarship towards your fees.

Visit us

We hold regular postgraduate open days and online open days. These provide you with the opportunity to discuss your postgraduate options with course specialists, either in person, or online.

How to apply

We are happy to support you throughout the application process. If you have any questions about applying for any of our postgraduate courses, contact Direct Admissions on +44 (0) 114 225 5555 or via our webform. If you are an international student requiring advice and guidance you can contact our offices in the UK, China, India, Malaysia, Nigeria and Pakistan or contact one of our registered recruitment agents.

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