A tradition of international excellence stretching back over a hundred years

Our world-class research drives our exploration of the law and criminal justice to shape global society and policy. We evaluate and question to empower, protect and enhance people's lives worldwide.

Open Days 2016

Meet with academic staff and current students, and find out more about our courses. See for yourself what the School of Law has to offer and why Sheffield is Britain's greatest city for university life.

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Postgraduate Taught Scholarships

The University of Sheffield is pleased to offer 100 scholarships worth £10,000 each for students starting a taught postgraduate course in 2016.

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Why study Law at Sheffield?

10 reasons why Law at Sheffield is the best choice for you

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No ordinary classroom

Study with us and benefit from our innovative teaching environment. You can master mooting in our mock court room.

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Our world-class research is helping create safer communities worldwide. We're currently exploring the impact of devolving the UK probation service.

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A world of opportunity

Experience a global education. Our vibrant international community, study abroad options and international-themed degrees help prepare you for the global workplace.

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