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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 of 24-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%
- UK 76%
- EU 3%
- Other 21%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||85||585||670|
|Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism||15||365||375|
|Accounting & Finance||5||175||180|
|Art & Design||20||105||125|
|Pharmacology & Pharmacy||5||70||75|
|Communication & Media Studies||10||60||70|
|Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design||5||65||70|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||10||55||65|
|Aural & Oral Sciences||5||60||65|
|Land & Property Management||0||60||60|
|Librarianship & Information Management||5||45||50|
|Agriculture & Forestry||5||30||35|
|Geography & Environmental Science||0||25||25|
|Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering||5||5||10|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||5||5||10|
|Anatomy & Physiology||5||5||5|
|Physics & Astronomy||5||0||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
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 (£)|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- 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.