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A postgraduate course at Sheffield Hallam can help you specialise in your chosen field, continue to study something you’re passionate about or even change career.

With a masters you can increase your earning potential by £200,000 over your career and there’s funding available to help you.

Studying a masters at Sheffield Hallam means you’ll get a hands-on course with a real industry focus, helping you to stand out from the crowd when it comes to starting your career.

You can fit your studies around your life - whether that’s your work, your family or your commute. Take advantage of24-hour libraries and an on-campus nursery. 

The university offers a diverse range of postgraduate taught and research courses with a variety of different ways of learning.

Sheffield Hallam are one of the largest providers of PGCE teacher training in the UK with over 600 partner schools, colleges and educational establishments.  

The Masters in Business Administration (MBA) courses help to develop confident and agile leaders and reflect the complexity and changing nature of modern business.

 

Postgraduate Student Statistics

6,365 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 49%
  • Part Time 51%

Domicile

  • UK 76%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 21%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 60 1105 1165
Nursing 5 790 795
Business & Management Studies 85 585 670
Medical Technology 5 460 460
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 15 365 375
Psychology 30 175 205
Physiotherapy 5 190 195
Biological Sciences 25 155 180
Accounting & Finance 5 175 180
Sports Science 30 150 180
Social Work 5 175 175
Computer Science 15 120 140
Art & Design 20 105 125
Building 5 100 105
General Engineering 10 75 85
Occupational Therapy 5 80 80
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 5 70 75
Marketing 5 70 75
Communication & Media Studies 10 60 70
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 5 65 70
Social Policy 15 50 65
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 10 55 65
Aural & Oral Sciences 5 60 65
Land & Property Management 0 60 60
Librarianship & Information Management 5 45 50
Sociology 5 45 50
Law 15 35 50
Creative Writing 0 45 45
Mechanical Engineering 5 40 40
Materials Technology 15 25 40
Chemistry 10 25 35
Agriculture & Forestry 5 30 35
Food Science 5 30 30
Mathematics 5 20 25
Geography & Environmental Science 0 25 25
English 25 0 25
History 10 5 15
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 5 10
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 5 10
Architecture 5 10 10
Civil Engineering 5 0 5
Anatomy & Physiology 5 5 5
Economics 5 0 5
Politics 5 0 5
Physics & Astronomy 5 0 5
Chemical Engineering 5 0 5
Philosophy 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

Postgraduate Courses

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Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,330–13,070
Mixed 5,330–13,070
Laboratory 5,330–13,070
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • If students studied at the university previously and graduated in the last three academic years, they will receive a progression scholarship of 25%.
  • If students studied with the university previously and graduated over three academic years ago, they will be eligible for a progression scholarship of 10%.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

The cost of living in Sheffield is low compared to other UK cities, and Sheffield Hallam has some great value student accommodation.

All university allocated accommodation is in popular student areas near both campuses. You’re never more than a 30-minute walk from your lectures – and in most cases it’s less than 10.

There’s help to find private sector accommodation to suit your needs – whether it is a flat in the city centre or a shared house.

Student accommodation in Sheffield is among the cheapest in the UK. There’s a wide variety of options for all budgets, so you can find the right place for you.