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Sheffield Hallam University offers a diverse range of postgraduate courses with an industry focus and different ways of learning. Students can specialise in their chosen field or change career; increase their earning potential; and fit studies around their life – while the university offers support with funding, library and childcare facilities. Sheffield Hallam is one of the largest providers of PGCE teacher training in the UK with over 600 partner schools, colleges and educational establishments.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

6,409 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 48%
  • Part Time 52%

Domicile

  • UK 80%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 17%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 70 1120 1190
Nursing 30 915 945
Business & Management Studies 105 490 600
Medical Technology 5 450 450
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 15 290 300
Psychology 20 235 255
Physiotherapy 5 225 225
Other 5 195 200
Social Work 5 165 170
Sports Science 25 140 165
Computer Science 15 140 155
Accounting & Finance 5 145 150
Art & Design 20 115 135
Biological Sciences 10 110 120
Building 5 115 120
Communication & Media Studies 10 100 110
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 5 100 105
Marketing 5 85 90
General Engineering 10 75 85
Occupational Therapy 5 75 75
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 5 70 70
Social Policy 10 55 65
Librarianship & Information Management 5 60 65
Land & Property Management 0 55 55
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 5 45 55
Law 10 40 50
Sociology 5 40 45
Aural & Oral Sciences 5 35 40
Materials Technology 10 25 40
Mechanical Engineering 5 35 35
Agriculture & Forestry 5 30 35
English 30 0 30
Creative Writing 0 30 30
Food Science 5 25 30
Chemistry 5 15 25
Geography & Environmental Science 0 20 20
Mathematics 5 20 20
History 15 5 15
Architecture 0 10 10
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 5 10
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 5 10
Economics 5 0 5
Civil Engineering 5 5 5
Chemical Engineering 5 0 5
Anatomy & Physiology 5 0 5
Linguistics 5 0 5
Politics 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Sheffield Hallam offers a range of scholarships for UK, EU and international students.
  • If students have completed a degree with Sheffield Hallam previously, they could qualify for an Alumni scholarship, of £1,000 towards a postgraduate taught course or a 10% scholarship towards a postgraduate research course.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university guarantees accommodation and will offer students one of their preferred choices if their application is received before the deadline specified on the university website.
  • Sheffield is one of the most affordable UK university cities and its student accommodation among the cheapest in the UK. There's a wide variety of options for all budgets. All university allocated accommodation is in popular student areas near both campuses, never more than a 30-minute walk from lectures – and in most cases less than 10.
  • The university provides help to find private sector accommodation to suit students' needs, whether it is a flat in the city centre or a shared house.