UK number one for medical research and top five for biological research

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our acclaimed research deepens understanding of medical conditions and improves treatments. Our excellent teaching and sense of community mean our students love their time with us.

Finding Mr X

Forensic Facial Reconstruction: Finding Mr X

How do you solve a murder mystery when you can't identify the victim? Sign up for Dr Katherine Linehan's new online course to meet the forensic experts who helped police to solve a real-life case in Sheffield.

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Visit us on an undergraduate open day

Undergraduate applicants can now sign up for one of our next open days. It's a great chance to find out about our department, meet staff, current students and find find out more about the University and the city as a whole.

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MSc Taught Courses

Designed to respond to the growing demand for specialist research skills, our broad range of Masters courses prepare the next generation of scientists in this vital and multi-disciplinary nature of Biomedicine.

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Study with us

With one of the UK's only undergraduate courses to include human dissection, and our three specialist masters degrees, we'll give you the skills employers need.

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World-class research

We're helping discover new drugs while working to combat deafness and Parkinson's. By doing a PhD, you can join one of our groundbreaking research centres.

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We develop solutions with industrial partners to solve major healthcare challenges. Read about some of our work on the Sheffield Science Gateway website.

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