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.

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Congratulations on securing a place at Sheffield with us, we look forward to meeting you in September.

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Crime, Justice and Society

Free online course starting 12th October exploring the role of the state and criminal justice interventions in producing safe and just societies.

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National students survey confirms quality of teaching

Student experience is key, our 2015 National Students Survey confirms quality of teaching and learning.

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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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