University of Sheffield
|University of Sheffield|
|Approximate semester dates:||Semester 1 (Autumn semester): September-February
Semester 2 (Spring semester): February-June
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Full time load equivalent:||60 credits per semester|
Fields of Study Available:
This is not an exclusive list of the Disciplines available.
Humanities & Social Sciences:
Sciences & Health Sciences:
Business & Law:
Postgraduate courses - not available. AVOID selecting postgraduate courses which are level 600 courses, usually indicated with codes "6XXX" or with "Graduate Year" in the calendar type box.
Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.
|Restricted Fields of Study:||
Applicants should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.0.
Very restricted choices in Architecture, History, Journalism, Music, Politics and Psychology courses
For applicants whose first language is not English: you need to provide evidence of English language proficiency of IELTS 6.0 - 7.5 overall (depending on your study area(s)). Please note that IELTS scores are only valid for 2 years. Please refer to the fact sheet for details.
|Approximate living expenses:||
GBP 10,000 per year
Semester-long exchange only
Undergraduate exchange only
Exchange factsheet 2012/13
Guaranteed campus accommodation (conditions apply)
Sheffield offers Study Abroad Programme Scholarships of £500. To be eligible, students should (1) be residents of the following countries: Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Singapore and (2) have been offered a place at Sheffield under the Study Abroad/Exchange Programme. ***Separate application required AFTER receiving an unconditional offer from Sheffield*** More details at http://www.shef.ac.uk/studyabroad/overseas/prospective/funding
Join day tours and social/sports activities organised by Give It A Go, Sheffield Students' Union to visit new places, try something new and meet new friends
- Journeys: Travel Writing (offered in Autumn Semester)
- The University of Sheffield is one of the six red brick universities, i.e. universities founded in major industrial cities in England. The Faculty of Pure Science is associated with 5 Nobel Prizes, including 3 for Chemistry and 2 for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
- The university has been named University of the Year in the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards. In 2012, it won the award for Best Student Housing in the UK.
- Living in Sheffield is 10 per cent cheaper than the UK average and 25 per cent cheaper than London.
- Sheffield is close to Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham and the beautiful Peak District National Park which is a haven for rock climbers, walkers and cyclists.