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The University of Sheffield is a Russell Group university offering top degrees, across a variety of subjects, to ambitious students from all over the world. Discover some of the subjects you can study, and how the International College will help you prepare for high-quality courses that will suit your interests and aspirations.
When deciding which subject to study at degree level, start by thinking about your strengths, interests and career goals. If you already have a specific career in mind, such as architecture, find out which courses are best, what steps you need to take, and how long it takes to qualify. To help you choose the right degree, take a look at our subject guides below. Each guide tells you more about the subject, career prospects and best pathways for international students.
The University of Sheffield International College provides tailored pathways to more than 30 degree subjects. Specialist programmes prepare you for success in the undergraduate or postgraduate degree of your choice.
Animal and plant sciences is the study of the living organisms that surround us, and their independencies with human life. Explore this fascinating subject and the programmes offered at Sheffield.
Architecture is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. Find out more about this subject, including the benefits of studying architecture at university and typical career paths.
Biology is the study of life and living organisms and biomedical science concentrates on medical research and the development of treatments. Explore degree options and benefits of studying the subject.
A business management degree gives you a well-rounded knowledge of business organisations and their operations. This includes markets, customers, communications and staffing.
Chemical and biological engineering are about turning raw materials into useful products, such as fuel, clothes, food and plastics. Discover more about this practical subject and careers available to graduates.
Civil engineering is the planning, construction and maintenance of public infrastructure. Learn more about a the subject, including benefits of studying it at Sheffield.
Computer science is the study of computers and computational systems. Learn programming and obtain the tools you need to drive change through technology.
Economics is the study of production, consumption and transfer of wealth. Consider how money could best be distributed so as to minimise inequality in society.
Learn about the decisions and processes that drive successful healthcare. Develop a strong knowledge of public health and the day-to-day decisions that affect patients’ outcomes.
Learn about political systems and understand how the world works with a degree in international relations and politics. Find out more about study options and career progression.
Law is the study of the system of rules that govern countries and communities. You will consider the impacts that laws have and whether they play their part in maintaining peaceful societies.
Mechanical engineers design and build the infrastructure that societies are built on. Find out more about the cutting edge technologies and expert teaching when you study Mechanical Engineering at Sheffield.
Robots are used in almost every sector and have a huge part to play in driving efficiency. In mechatronic and robotics engineering, you will learn to integrate mechanical engineering with computer programming.
Molecular biologists study life at a molecular level and make discoveries that affect our daily lives. Biotechnologists develop solutions around these findings.
Psychology is the study of the mind and human behaviour. Work to understand what makes people act, and the effects of memory, thought, and emotion.