Top two in UK for quality of published work

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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.

Understanding Value Conference

Understanding Value, now in its 5th year, is an annual conference for postgraduates and recent PhDs, dedicated to the philosophical discussion of value.

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Postgraduate Study at Sheffield

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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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