Top two in UK for quality of published work

Source: Research Excellence Framework

World-leading staff, an active student community, and an exceptionally diverse range of modules makes Sheffield one of the world’s most exciting places to study philosophy.

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Consistently high scores in the National Student Survey

We are delighted with our excellent results in the most recent, 2016 survey. Our students particularly highlighted their satisfaction with our teaching, organisation and management and the Students' Union.

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Flexible study

We offer students a range of flexible study options. Undergraduate courses have no core modules so you can design your own degree.

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We have wide-ranging research interests with leading authorities in areas including feminism, German idealism, philosophy of psychology and metaphysics.

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Working together

Partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students. Our Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies and our Philosophy in the City outreach programme thrive on collaboration.

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