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Sheffield Hallam University offers 200 postgraduate courses across 34 subjects; fees vary depending upon the course.

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 Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,400–9,345
Mixed 6,400–9,345
Laboratory 6,400–9,345
Clinical 6,400–9,345
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

  • Postgraduate students can choose to stay in one of the university's halls of residence. Where possible, the university will allocate them a flat with other postgraduate and mature students.
  • Students may prefer to live in a self-contained flat, or in a private sector house with a partner or family. Should students choose to live in private sector accommodation, they should still apply online.
  • The Accommodation Service offers a free service to addresses the specific requirements of students, ensuring they find the most suitable accommodation.