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Why Study at Sheffield Hallam University
3,500 organisations : We work with over 3,500 organisations to find you the right placement, including the BBC, Sony, NHS and Rolls Royce.
96% student satisfaction for careers advice : Every course has a dedicated careers adviser. And we have the top-rated university careers advice service in the UK, with 96% student satisfaction (2015 Student Employability Index).
£100 million invested in facilities : We’re constantly updating and adding to the facilities you’ll use, with over £100 million invested in new facilities in the last 5 years. This means 24-hour libraries, student-designed study areas, and the same equipment you’ll find in your future workplace, whether it’s an aeroplane manufacturer or a hospital.
60,000 students in one city : Sheffield has everything you need, from thriving independent scenes in music, art and culture to the beauty of the Peak District, which covers a third of the city. With over 60,000 students, whatever you’re into, you’ll find it – and you’ll make new friends who are into it too.
Number1 for cost of living : Sheffield has a low cost of living compared to other major UK cities. We were ranked 1st in the UK for cost of accommodation and 2nd in the UK for cost of living in a 2015 student survey (Autumn 2015 All Student Barometer survey, administered by i-graduate with 19 participating institutions).
Top 5 modern university for research : Be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience with you. You’ll be learning from some of the best – we are one of the top 5 modern universities in the UK for research (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Guaranteed accommodation in your 1st year : If you’re moving away to go to university, it’s important for your new place to feel like home. That’s why we guarantee to help you find accommodation for your first year.
All of our courses require different levels of qualifications for entry and the details provided below are for general guidance only.
All applicants are required to gain a recognised English language qualification before entering any of our courses. For pre-sessional English programmes and courses below degree level, this must be one from a list of UK government recognised tests, most commonly IELTS. For degree level programmes (bachelors, masters and PhD), we consider a wide range of international qualifications.
International Foundation Programme
The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to our International Foundation Programme in Art, Design and Media or Business, Law and Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
- IELTS certificate from an approved centre
- Good high school graduation grades which include maths
The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes
- two GCE/VCE A level passes
- High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A level standard
- other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education
Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. For information about IB points equivalences against the UCAS tariff please visit the UCAS website.
Pre-masters programme (Graduate Certificate)
The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to our Graduate Certificate International Pre-Masters in Business and English
- diplomas awarded after a minimum of two years study after completion of a secondary education
- students holding a degree in a subject considered unsuitable for direct entry to a masters programme - 'conversion' students
Postgraduate taught programmes (masters)
The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate taught programmes
- a first degree or professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to degree standard
- an HND or higher education diploma with substantial work experience in an appropriate field
- successful completion of a recognised pre-Masters course
- please consult our admissions for advice on equivalents
Postgraduate research programmes
The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD)
- masters degree from a recognised university
Currently there are no scholarships available.
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