University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


The department focuses on the theory and practice of journalism and news production, and political communication; staff have a wide range of research interests; currently research is centred around 4 major strands of work: the interplay between media, journalism and politics; the practice and pedagogy of journalism; convergence, multi-skilling and journalism practice; European media and policy.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification; preference is given to candidates who already have a Master's degree.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Department of Journalism Studies
Telephone number: 
0114 222 2500