Sheffield University is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The University developed from Sheffield Medical School (founded in 1828), Firth College (1879) and Sheffield Technical School (1884). These three organisations teamed up in 1897 to form the University College of Sheffield, which in turn became the University of Sheffield in 1905.
Over 100 years old, it is one of the six original and highly regarded 'redbrick' universities in the UK.
Its academic departments are divided into six faculties, educating 25,000 students, including some 3,900 foreign students from 120 countries, and employing approximately 6,000 employees.
The University of Sheffield offers 350 different courses in 75 different subject areas. The University also offers preparation programs for foreign students and a number of scholarships to assist high-quality international students.
It is one of the original red brick universities, a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. There are eight Nobel laureates affiliated with Sheffield and six of them are the alumni or former long-term staff of the university.
Rated by the QS World University Rankings among the top 100 universities in the world, the students of Sheffield voted University number one for their student experience in the Times survey.
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University of Sheffield ranked in the top 10% of all UK universities. 33% of the submitted research was ‘world leading’, while 52% was ‘internationally excellent’.
Sheffield is ranked 22nd out of 250 universities in Europe for teaching excellence (Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019).
The University of Sheffield is not a campus university,The University campus contains many distinctive buildings, spread over a large part of the south west of Sheffield.
Sheffield is a lively city in the north of England and a very popular student destination. This is the fifth largest city in England, as well as one of the greenest in the world.
Shefield is also one of the safest cities in the United Kingdom.
First year students are offered university accommodation, there are over 5,500 university-owned rooms, including en-suite, catering or self-catering accommodation within walking distance of the lectures.
The University has been named the University of the Year for Quality Teaching by The Times and The Sunday Times University in 2020.
In 2019, the student satisfaction rate was 86% – overall. Almost 50 of the courses earned a total satisfaction score of more than 90 per cent, and 10 courses scored 100 per cent.
The University has also been awarded the Silver Award as part of the Government's Teaching Excellence Program (TEF).
The University of Sheffield is one of the best in the world, ranked 69th in the QS World University Rankings and 12th in the UK.
Over 100 years old, it is one of the six original and highly regarded 'redbrick' universities in the United Kingdom.
Being a recognized original Redbrick University and now a member of the Russell Group, the teaching standards and qualifications are highly respected by employers and other learning institutions around the world.
Sheffield is ranked 22nd out of 250 European universities for excellence in teaching (Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019).
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|Endowment||33 million GBP|
|Post Graduation Employment Rate||85%|
|Mode of Program||Full time; Online|
|Academic Calendar||Semester Based|
|Average Cost of Attendance||26,600 GBP|
The tuition fee (In GBP) for various programs is tabulated below:
|Field of Study||Undergraduate||Postgraduate|
|Architecture, Science, Engineering||22,600||22,600-23,600|
|Tuition||17,600 – 35,880|
|Accommodation||4,651.81 - 11,211|
|Meal||971 – 3,850|
|Gym membership||220 – 290|
|Total||25,503.81 – 53,212|