• Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University. These tables use the old UCAS tariff.

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  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.01 / 5.00
  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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    2.76 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the University.

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    0.16 / 1.00
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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    68.5 / 100.0
  • Student-Staff Ratio
    Student-Staff Ratio

    The average staffing levels at the University.

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  • Academic Services Spend
    Academic Services Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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  • Facilities Spend
    Facilities Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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  • Good Honours
    Good Honours

    The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

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    73.5 / 100.0
  • Degree Completion
    Degree Completion

    The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

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    86.2 / 100.0

Sheffield Hallam is modern university with a long and proud history, and a commitment to transforming lives. The university prepares its students for the future, and creates knowledge that provides practical solutions to real world challenges.

Entry Requirements

  • Entry requirements vary depending on the course.
  • UCAS tariff points system used for undergraduate entry.
  • The university accepts a range of qualifications, skills and enrichment activities, including work experience, life skills and non-traditional qualifications.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

Undergraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Course Flexibility

  • The university offers a range of distance learning and part-time courses as well as well as traditional full-time courses.
  • Sheffield Hallam is a pioneer in the development of work-based learning, and many full-time undergraduate degrees include an optional paid placement year.
  • Flexible patterns of study are supported; students can swap to part-time study mid-course.

Student Services and Facilities

  • The university's 2 learning centres, located on both campuses, combine traditional academic library resources, electronic information resources, IT facilities and integrated learner support, open 24/7 during semesters.
  • 4,500 PCs are available for students, along with a loan laptop scheme.
  • Support services include counselling, a nursery, educational advisers, multi-faith chaplaincy, drop in study-practice service and a financial support team.
  • Business start-up services support budding entrepreneurs who are current students or recent graduates.

Disability Services

  • Please refer to the university website for details of disability services.

Students' Union

  • The award-winning Hallam Union provides a wide range of activities, allowing students to make the most their time at university and equipping them with skills and experience to enhance their degree and CV ready for graduation.
  • There are more than 80 different societies, from film to belly dance, and more than 40 sports clubs; and over 700 students are involved in Hallam Union volunteering projects, many of which support the city's communities.
  • The Advice Centre provides free, independent, non-judgemental information and advice on any issues that students may encounter.

Availability of Part-Time Work

  • The Careers and Employment Service helps students to find work during term time; as a thriving city, Sheffield offers many opportunities for part-time work.

Careers Guidance

  • A dedicated Careers and Employability Centre at the university's City campus provides support and advice for students and recent alumni.

Student Mix

Student population


Level of study

  • Undergraduate 78%
  • Postgraduate 22%

Mode of study

  • Full Time 80%
  • Part Time 20%

Where students come from

  • UK 90%
  • EU 1%
  • Other 9%

Student gender

  • Male 45%
  • Female 55%


  • Sheffield Hallam University can trace its history back to 2 colleges based in Sheffield in the 19th century.
  • These colleges later merged with Sheffield Training College and Sheffield Technology College, to create Sheffield Polytechnic, which then became Sheffield Hallam University in 1992.
  • Since then, the university has grown to become one of the largest modern universities in the UK.

Notable Alumni

  • Nick Park CBE – animator, creator of Wallace and Gromit.
  • David Strettle – England rugby international.
  • Leon Taylor – Olympic silver medallist diver.
  • Jacqui Oatley – sports broadcaster for BBC Sport.

Further Details

Address Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus
Howard Street
S1 1WB
UCAS Code S21