The University of Sheffield
Information School

We empower people to improve the way things work – by better understanding and managing the modern world's most valuable resource: information. We're one of the international group of world-leading iSchools, and recognised as the UK's premier centre for information science. We're a place where students feel welcome.

Undergraduate degrees

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Join the global information revolution with a degree in Informatics.

Discover the world of digital information, and open up a career in anything from business intelligence to web technologies.

Undergraduate study

Postgraduate degrees

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Study a masters degree at the UK's top-rated library and information science department.

Work alongside world-leading researchers, and equip yourself for a career in the information age.

Postgraduate study


Students in a study areaStudy with our internationally-renowned researchers and become part of our tradition of excellence.

PhD and MPhil research

Post-Doctoral opportunities

Research Seminar series

More about us

Graduates celebrating

  • Rated top in every Research Assessment Exercise there has been, from 1989 to 2008
  • 95% satisfaction rating from our students in the 2012 NSS
  • 99 out of 100 in the Times Good University Guide 2012

The best in our field

Careers in information

Students in ICOSS
Our degrees open the door to a huge variety of rewarding careers. Where will yours take you?

What our graduates do

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