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Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield Hallam University-Overview

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level.

Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real world.

Founded over 175 years ago, Sheffield Hallam University has the following colleges:

  • Business, Technology and Engineering
  • Health Wellbeing and Life Sciences
  • Social Sciences and Arts

There are also 30 research centres across a wide variety of different subjects.

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam, you’ll be working at the cutting edge using the latest techniques, ideas, practices and insights to address contemporary issues in your discipline, your professional practice and the workplace.

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About the Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University has over 6,000 postgraduate students from over 80 different countries. The University offers cutting-edge research, innovative teaching, and over 300 postgraduate courses for students to choose from. Expert input from industry is incorporated into its graduate programs to ensure they are industry relevant.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

51% Part Time
49% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

24,275 Undergraduate
6,295 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


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