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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, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

26% Part Time
74% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

19,760 Undergraduate
9,900 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


School leavers


Mature students

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