Sheffield Hallam University is one of the largest universities in the UK. It is spread over two campuses across the city of Sheffield, a popular student city.
Sheffield is home to a student population of over 60,000. There’s lots to enjoy when not studying, from independent shops to vibrant nightlife. The Peak District National Park can be reached by bus in just 20 minutes and other city centres across the UK are accessible by train.
The university teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses that span a large variety of subject areas. It has one of the oldest art and design institutions in the country and is one of the largest providers for courses in health and social care and teacher training.
Courses at Sheffield Hallam have a focus on applied learning and come with a guarantee of work experience. The university has relationships with more than 1,000 organisations, including Sony, the BBC, Rolls-Royce, and the NHS, which provide more than 20,000 placements and internships each year. Students have worked at the BBC, Doc/Fest and the city’s music festival, Tramlines.
Courses are developed alongside professional institutes and industry experts. Many are accredited by leading professional bodies, such as the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
The university mixes lectures and seminars with workshops, placements, and real-world projects so students graduate with the qualities that employers look for.
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