The University of Sheffield

Postgraduate Study

  • At Sheffield, you will be taught by experts.
  • They will nurture your passion for your subject and show you how to use what you learn.
  • Employers around the world know that a masters from Sheffield is the mark of someone they can trust.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 8,220 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 77%
  • Part Time 23%

Domicile

  • UK 45%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 48%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Engineering & technology 821 667 1488
Subjects allied to medicine 140 851 991
Business & administrative studies 64 815 879
Education 189 465 654
Social studies 145 485 630
Architecture, building & planning 116 391 507
Mass communications & documentation 43 451 494
Biological sciences 292 177 469
Medicine & dentistry 260 172 432
Languages 113 222 335
Physical sciences 210 112 322
Historical & philosophical studies 110 184 294
Law 29 246 275
Computer science 69 108 177
Creative arts & design 42 96 138
Mathematical sciences 65 72 137
Combined 0 4 4

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,000
Mixed £6,000–8,000
Laboratory £8,500–10,700
Clinical £14,500–26,755