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Sheffield Hallam University

About Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the United Kingdom which is  located in Sheffield South Yorkshire, England.

At about 31,000 students globally taking more than 700 courses, the university is the 11th largest university in the UK at 4,500 staff.

 It is also regarded as one of the best modern universities in the north of England and has eight subjects ranked in the top 20 in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table). 

It has relations with over 1000 organisations, including the BBC, Sony, NHS and Rolls-Royce, which enable it to offer more than 24,000 internships and placements annually.

Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Campus

It is has two campuses:

  • City Campus is located in the city centre near Sheffield railway station,  
  • Collegiate Crescent Campus is about two miles away in the Broomhall Estate off Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield.

Facilities in Campu

  • 24/7 Libraries
  • student-designed study areas
  • PlayStation teaching lab 
  • flight simulator 
  • 3D virtual radiotherapy room
  • Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre
  • STEM Centre
  • Nursery
  • IT facilities
  • The Print Shop
  • Sports facilities

Location Specialities 

  • Sheffield is the fifth largest town in the UK, and Sheffield Hallam is also one of the safest and most affordable towns in the country right in the heart of the city centre. Sheffield is home to 60,000 students.
  • From one of Europe's largest shopping centers to thriving music, art, sport and culture scenes it provides all you need. It is also located near the peak district national park, a natural beauty area, and nearby Manchester and Leeds towns of the north are easily accessible.
  • City Campus is situated in the center of town near the train and bus stop, shops, cafes, restaurants, banks, theaters and museums.
  • The Collegiate campus, with shops, cafés and supermarkets close by, is located near to the city's parks.

Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Accommodation 

  • The university has 18 halls of residence to suit every budget and taste, from small, friendly to spacious and sociable.
  • All accommodations are located near their campuses in popular student areas. Most campuses are less than 10 minutes 'walk away and only 30 minutes away.
  • All halls have standard furniture in the bedroom. There is a bed, a wardrobe, a work desk or chair and a workstation.
  • University also has a private sector accommodation database, and house-hunting weeks are held in every September.


  • Awarded five stars in the QS Star rating, attaining top marks in the teaching, employability, facilities, innovation and inclusiveness categories.
  • In its 2020 edition, the Sunday Times Good University Guide named Sheffield University as the University of the Year's University for Teaching Quality.

Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Ranking

  • 65th in the Times University Guide 2020
  • 55th in the Guardian University Guide 2020
  • The University scores highly for student satisfaction and ranked first in the UK for international student support, accommodation costs, employability and careers advice and opportunities to earn money while studying.

Teaching Quality

  • University of the Year for Teaching Quality 2020*
  • Awarded Silver rating  from the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

Academic Divisions

Sheffield Business School

  • Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems
  • Department of Management
  • Department of Service Sector Management
  • Department of Computing
  • Department of Engineering and Mathematics

College of Social Sciences and Arts

  • Department of Art and Design
  • Department of Media Arts and Communication
  • Department of the Natural and Built Environment
  • Sheffield Institute of Education (SIOE)
  • Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion
  • Department of Teacher Education
  • TESOL Centre (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages)
  • Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics
  • Department of Humanities
  • Department of Law and Criminology

College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences

  • Department of Allied Health Professions
  • Department of Biosciences and Chemistry
  • Department of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Centre for Leadership
  • Centre for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education
  • Department of Sport
  • Department of Social Work and Social Care and Community Studies

Why Sheffield Hallam University?

  • Ninety-four percent of students graduating from Sheffield University are in employment or further studying six months after graduation.
  • Almost,all courses have opportunities to work while study.
  • Partnership with more than 1,000 organizations to deliver 24,000 placements and real-world projects each year, from BBC, Sony, Adidas and Disney to the NHS, Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Sheffield United FC.
  • Award-winning teaching- 
  • Guaranteed Accommodation for first year students
  • Located at the centre of an amazing student city

How to Reach? Or Travel

  • The city itself is served by excellent bus services which are both cheap and reliable, and there are also tram facilities.
  • London is only 160 kilometers away, train services take as little as 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Airports close by: Manchester, East Midlands and Robin Hood Airport.

Famous Aluminis

  • Sean Bean (Actor)
  • Nick Park (Creator of Wallace and Gromit)
  • Dame Kelly Holmes (Double Olympic gold medallist)
  • Andy Carthy (DJ and artist)
  • Sir Martin Narey (CEO of Barnardo’s)

Sheffield Hallam University Tuition Fees

Courses Duration Tuition Fees
Engineering (7 Courses) 3 year GBP 13995
Science (3 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 13995 - GBP 14460
Arts (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 13995
Law (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 13995
Media Films (3 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 13995 - GBP 14460
Information Technology (IT) (3 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 13995 - GBP 14460
Management (6 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 13955 - GBP 14460

Sheffield Hallam University Entry Requirements

Courses Exam
Engineering IELTS , TOEFL , PTE
Information Technology (IT) IELTS , TOEFL , PTE
Management IELTS , TOEFL , PTE
Media Films IELTS , TOEFL , PTE

English Language Requirements:


  • UG – 6.0 or equivalent, with no modules less than 5.5.
  • PG – 6.5 or equivalent, with no modules less than 5.5.


  • UG – 79 overall with a minimum of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
  • PG – 90 overall with a minimum of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.


  • UG – 52 overall with a minimum of 51 in all components.
  • PG – 60 overall with a minimum of 51 in all components.

The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.

For more Details on the Requirements, Click HERE.

Sheffield Hallam University Highlights

Institution Type Public
Student Population 60,000
Application Cost UCAS application fee is 20 -26 GBP while the direct application is free
Accreditation Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management, and others
Accommodation Available
Financial aid Scholarships, loans, discounts

Sheffield Hallam University The Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

Program Fees (GBP)
International Foundation Program 10,250 - 12,310
Placement year 1,200
Undergraduate 13,650
Postgraduate taught 13,900 – 15,500
MBA 15,965
PGCEs 13,905


Fees Undergraduate (GBP) Postgraduate (GBP)
Tuition Fees 13,650 13,900 – 15,965
Placement 1,200 1,200
Accommodation 3,740 to 6,292 3,740 to 6,292

*the costs are estimated and may vary.

Know more about Studying in UK

Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average) MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK £850 to £1,050 a month
Entrance Exams in UK TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590
Work and Study in UK Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in UK 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in UK £348
Student Visa in UK Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.
Intakes in UK There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.
Top Job Sectors in UK IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.
Economy in UK Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal

Sheffield Hallam University Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 13,000


£ 12,800

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 6,680

Campus accommodation

£ 3,817

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.