Why Choose Sheffield Hallam
Sheffield Hallam have an excellent graduate employment rate. 89 per cent are in work or further study within six months of completing their course.
It is one of the UK's leading new universities and strong links with business and industry. The university work with more than 25 professional bodies, and with business and industry leaders. These include • Sony • BP • NHS • Network Rail • Cisco • SAP • Microsoft • BBC • Press Association • PricewaterhouseCoopers • Marks & Spencer • Department for Trade and Industry • Shell • HSBC.
Many of the courses are also developed with, and approved by, professional bodies. This often makes them a direct route to personal accreditation or membership of that body. We run masters courses in association with major companies, for example we have partnerships with major software organisations such as • Macromedia • Sun Microsystems • Cisco • Oracle • SAP.
Sheffield Hallam is one of the largest providers of placements in the UK. A placement year gives you a significant competitive edge when applying for jobs.
Excellent facilities and learning resources
Sheffield Hallam has some of the most advanced learning and teaching facilities in the UK with more than £100 million invested in the last decade. We invest for success, with state-of-the-art learning and IT, and developments such as
a £13m Health and Wellbeing building, described by the Nursing and Midwifery Council as 'a beacon for the future development of health education in this country'
the Furnival Building, with Wi-Fi technology and interactive galleries, part of our £30m investment in arts, computing and engineering facilities
award winning campuses
multimillion pound research centres
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Top quality teaching and research
Our academic staff are leaders in their field and carry out national and international research projects at the forefront of innovation and development. We are renowned for the quality of our applied research and have one of the highest levels of research-generated income of any new UK university. We have 12 subject areas rated as excellent by the National Assessment Body.
We have a broad portfolio of research across 21 research centres and eight research groups. In the latest Research Assessment Exercise 2008, our research activity has been rated as follows
96 per cent of our research to be of national standard
8 per cent gained the top rating of 4*, meaning the quality is world leading
68 per cent was rated as international quality
Sheffield Hallam are placed sixth for research quality and volume compared with all other modern universities
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