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University of Sheffield

Established 1905

University of Sheffield

Established 1905


Location: Sheffield

Nearest Airport: Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Nearest Station: Sheffield


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  • QS : 95
  • CUG : 26

Number of Students

Master’s degree students: 10955

About University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Its history traces back to the foundation of Sheffield Medical School in 1828, Firth College in 1879 and Sheffield Technical School in 1884. University College of Sheffield was subsequently formed by the amalgamation of the three institutions in 1897 and was granted a royal charter as University of Sheffield in 1905 by King Edward VII.
The university is one of the original red brick universities and a founding member of the Russell Group. It is also part of the Worldwide Universities Network, the N8 Group of the eight most research-intensive universities in Northern England and the White Rose University Consortium. There are 8 Nobel laureates affiliated with Sheffield and six of them are the alumni or former long-term staff of the university. They are contributors to the development of penicillin, the discovery of the citric acid cycle, the investigation of high-speed chemical reactions, the discovery of introns in eukaryotic DNA, the discovery of fullerene, and the development of molecular machines.

Complete Course List

  • History
  • Politics
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine and surgery
  • Chemical engineering
  • Psychology
  • Computer science
  • Software engineering
  • Civil engineering and construction
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Biology and life sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Theology and religious studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Social sciences
  • Criminal law
  • Languages
  • Literature and creative writing
  • Materials science
  • Environmental science and ecology
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • Computer sciences and IT
  • Data telecommunications and computer networks
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Automotive engineering
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Astrophysics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Geography
  • Architecture
  • Economics
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Health sciences
  • Accounting
  • Business and management studies
  • Finance
  • Social studies
  • Urban planning
  • Music and composing
  • Teacher training and education
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Linguistics
  • Graphic design
  • Journalism
  • Landscape architecture
  • Archaeology and anthropology
  • Dentistry
  • Humanities
  • Law and legal studies
  • Marketing
  • Neurology and neuroscience
  • Primary education
University of Sheffield

53.3813635013, -1.4885299576

Postal Address

Western Bank
S10 2TN
United Kingdom

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