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University of Sheffield - UK

Western Bank,Sheffield,England,S10 2TN


Year Of Estabishment

1897

Staff

over-5,000

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

Yes

College Address

Western BankSheffieldS10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

College website

http://www.sheffield.ac.uk

College Contact

+44 114 222 2000
Type

Public

Scholarship

Yes

No.of students

25,000-29,999

Intake

Sep/Oct 2016

Overview

 

 

Overview

The University of Sheffield is also known as Sheffield University, it is a public research university which is situated in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. This university was founded in the year of 1828 as Sheffield Medical School. The motto of the university is in Latin ?Rerum Cognoscere Causas? and in English ?TO Discover the Causes of Things?.

The University is also known as a leading research and teaching university in UK and in the world. As well as it is a member of Prestigious Russell Group, According to QS World University Ranking, university is ranked at #66th in the world and ranked at #12th in the United kingdom. It is also awarded by Times Higher Education as ?University of The Year?. In latest Times Higher education student experience survey, university is ranked at #1st for social life, accommodation, facilities and student experience.

This University is mentioned as one of the powerhouses of British Higher Education by THE Times Ranking, it has also won Queen?s Anniversary Prize In 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2007. It is in United Kingdom?s top 10 universities by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking of the top 500 Universities worldwide. The University was nationally ranked at #12th in 2014 by QS World Universities Ranking. Sheffield is also ranked at first overall in the country by Times Higher Education student experience 2013 survey for library facilities and comfortable accommodation.

 

Campus

Sheffield University is not a campus university but many buildings of the university are situated nearby to each other.

Some of the Buildings of the university are

  • The Octagon Centre
  • Firth Court and Alfred denny building
  • Dainton and Richard Roberts Building
  • Hicks Building
  • Arts Tower And Western bank Library
  • St George?s
  • Air Frederick Mappin buiding
  • St George?s Churce

 

Schools

Some of the Schools/colleges of the university are:-

  • Sheffield school of Architecture
  • Sheffield Medical School
  • University of Sheffield Management School
  • College of Engineering

 

Departments

The university has various dependents such as:-

  • Accounting
  • Archaeology
  • Computer Science
  • Biology
  • Engineering
  • Business
  • Clinic Psychology
  • Dentistry
  • Economics
  • French

 

Teaching standards

This university has many academic and non academic faculty members who won many Nobel prizes and they always maintains the high quality of education, as well as they also focuses on each and every student. According to Times Higher Education Ranking this university is ranked at #1 for academic excellence.


Courses

The university was awarded grades of ?excellent? in around 29 subject areas by the last Teaching Quality Assessment.

  • Law
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geography
  • Communication Science
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Japanese
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy

 

Student facilities

The student Union of the Sheffield University is one of the best unions in the United Kingdom; it is also rated by Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey as the best union in the United Kingdom. University own a student run cinema film unit where many facilities are available to the students like their own newspaper called forge press and they also operate a radio station named forge radio, where many students take part and broadcast many programs and shows.

 

Accommodation

The University of Sheffield is ranked at #1 for social life, university facilities and a well maintained accommodation by Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. As this statement you can judge the comfort level of the university accommodation. As well as they also offers many facilities for a happy housing,

 

Alumni

There are many prestigious alumni, who are awarded for their achievements many times and won many prizes, some of them are:-

  • Francis Berry is a poet and literary critic,
  • Peter Blundell Jones is a Professor in Architecture,
  • Sir Anthony Bottoms is a Professor of Criminology,
  • Angela Carter is a well known author,
  • Henry Coward is a conductor,
  • Danny Dorling is a former professor of Geography,
  • Sir Bernard Crick is a former Professor of Politics,
  • Sir Graeme Davies is a Vice-Chancellor University of London,
  • Charles Eliot, diplomat is a Vice-Chancellor,
  • Sir William Empson is a poet,
  • Lilian Edwards is a Professor of Internet Law,
  • Howard Florey is a Nobel Prize winner,

 

Scholarships

University provide financial aid and scholarship programs to UK, EU, and international students.

UK Students Scholarship Programs are:-

  • Harry Worthington Scholarships
  • Faculty Scholarships
  • Hossein Farmy Scholarship

EU Students Scholarships are:-

  • Wolf Postgraduate scholarships
  • Research resource Development Scholarship
  • Master?s Scholarships

International Students Scholarship are:-

  • University Price Scholarship
  • Herry Worthington Scholarship
  • Alumni Scholarship

Students must follow the suitability rules made by the university before applying for the scholarships.

Courses Offered

French with Czech BA (Hons)

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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Law and Criminology LLB (Hons)

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Landscape, Heritage and Conservation Foundation Degree

Bachelors | Distance / Online (3 years)

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Cultural Materials MA

Masters | Full Time (12 months)

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Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc

Masters | Full Time (1 year)

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Nineteenth-Century Studies (English Literature) MA

Masters | Full Time (12 months)

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