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About the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a world-top-100 university renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of its research-led learning and teaching. It has nearly 90 research institutes and centres and the 2014 Research Excellence Framework puts the University in the top ten percent of UK universities.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2016

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2016

This University

24% Part Time
76% Full Time

All universities (avg)

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2016


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2016

18,960 Undergraduate
8,190 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2016


School leavers


Mature students

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