Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University Howard St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 1WB, UK

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Unlock Your Potential: Study A Masters With Real-World Impact

Choosing a postgraduate degree isn't just about furthering your education — it’s about driving your passion, seizing new career opportunities, and diving deeper into your chosen field. 

At Sheffield Hallam, we understand the importance of hands-on experience and real-world application in education. That's why we're dedicated to providing opportunities for you to engage in meaningful projects and learn from experts who blend cutting-edge research with industry insights.

Our results in the 2023 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) and Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) set us apart as an exceptional place to study a masters or research degree, with an overall satisfaction rate of 86% on our postgraduate taught courses and 80% on our postgraduate research courses.

Seven reasons to choose Sheffield Hallam University

1- Our courses: We offer over 270 masters degrees and research courses in a wide range of subjects. Plus, with part-time and distance learning options, you can tailor your studies to accommodate your career and personal commitments. Explore our courses.

2- Real-world learning: At Sheffield Hallam, we’re here to help you gain the skills, knowledge and opportunities to explore your passion and tackle the challenges of the future. The way you’ll learn can be summed up in just two words — knowledge applied.  

We think the best way to truly learn something is to put it into practice. It’s why you’ll be encouraged to work on real-world projects. And why you’ll be taught by experts who incorporate their own cutting-edge research, as well as unique insight from their experience in industry, within your lectures. Our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a structure and environment in which you can thrive. Find out more.

3- Employability: Graduate with confidence knowing that 98% of our UK postgraduates are employed or in further study within 15 months of graduation, with 88% in high-skilled roles (Source: 2020/21 HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey). Our focus on real-world projects and industry exposure ensures that you'll be well-prepared to thrive in today's competitive job market. 

4- Professional recognition: Many of our courses are fully accredited and recognised by professional associations, helping you gain in-demand skills, industry connections and valuable experiences that employers are looking for. Our Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing it within the top 5% of business schools globally.

5- Funding and scholarships: If you are a UK student you can access postgraduate loans of up to £12,471 for taught and research masters, and up to £29,390 for doctoral/PhD degrees, for courses starting in the 2024/25 academic year, eligibility applies. Loans are available across most subject areas and can help with living costs while you study. 

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries, including discounts on your fees if you have previously studied at Sheffield Hallam. View funding options.

6- Student support: You'll have access to our unique student support triangle, with three dedicated advisers looking after you every step of the way. They provide help across personal, academic, and career development, ensuring well-rounded support throughout your time with us. Learn more.

7- Study in one of the UK’s most welcoming cities: Experience life in Sheffield – a vibrant, safe and friendly city with a low cost of living, and thanks to the 60,000-strong student community you’ll find discounts around every corner. The city is located in the centre of the UK, just over two hours from London and one hour from Manchester by train. Find out more about life in Sheffield.

How to apply? 

You can study most masters courses at Sheffield Hallam with an undergraduate degree graded at 2:2 or higher. And for many courses you don’t need to have studied the same subject before which means you’re open to expanding your horizons.

The University also recognises your prior learning gained through your professional experience and study. This recognition is turned into credit points which reduce the amount of time it takes to finish your qualification. Find out more about entry requirements

Applications are now open for our September 2024 masters courses. You can apply directly from the course page using the online application form. Learn more about the application process and next steps.


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