Sheffield University Management School is a leading business school with a world-class reputation for high quality teaching, ground-breaking research and cutting-edge thinking. We are in the top one per cent of business schools worldwide, having been awarded Triple Crown accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. The results of the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) place us in the top 15 business/management schools in the UK with 81% of our research considered world leading or internationally excellent. We are ranked in the top 5 in the Russell Group and top 10 in the UK for research impact - the demonstrable contribution that our research makes to society and the economy.
We are part of the University of Sheffield, one of the UK’s leading universities and a member of the Russell Group. The University is rated 69th in world in the 2014 QS World University Rankings and is ranked 18th in the UK, 50th in Europe and 121st in the world according to the 2014-15 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Through the distinctiveness of our graduates, excellence of our staff, intellectually rigorous research and network of international partners, we seek to inform the practice of management and to make a difference to our community – locally and internationally
An MSc from Sheffield University Management School is a great way to build on your experience so far and enhance your career prospects. We offer a range of MSc programmes, ranging from specialist management subjects such as Human Resource Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, to generalist programmes including Management and International Business.
Our programmes balance academic concepts with applied content, preparing you in theory and practice for future employment or PhD study. Our world-class academics draw upon their own research and developments in the subject area to ensure that you benefit from the latest thinking. Staff also bring their experience of working in businesses and organisations to enhance your learning experience.
For those looking to advance their career into leadership and director level roles, our prestigious MBA programme is ideal. Our unique focus on entrepreneurship, leadership and consultancy ensures that our MBA students graduate with the skills that today’s leaders need – the ability to analyse, innovate and implement change.
Postgraduate research provides you with the opportunity to explore your own ideas and develop a range of skills critical to your future. Students can undertake a research degree in a range of subject areas, subject to availability of supervisors. As part of our active research environment you will receive outstanding supervision from talented academics producing intellectually rigorous and leading research in their respective areas.
Enhancing your employability
We take your future career prospects seriously and know how important a well-rounded portfolio of achievement is in today’s competitive job market. Throughout your programme you will have access to full-time careers and professional development support through our Employability Hub.
From 1:1 careers advice and interview preparation to accessing world leading organisations through workshops, guest lectures and networking sessions, there are many opportunities to enhance your employability and get a head start on your career with Sheffield.
Many of our taught programmes also give you the opportunity to undertake a client based dissertation. Working with an organisation, students consult for the host organisation on a particular issue or challenge. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your employability and put your learning into practice.
The student experience
Sheffield University Management School is one of the University’s largest departments, housed in a modern, newly-refurbished building just ten minutes’ walk from the Students’ Union. With state of the art teaching facilities, a Bloomberg trading room and access to full-time careers staff through our Employability Hub, the Management School offers an unrivalled learning experience. Take a virtual tour of the building online.
We were voted number one in the UK for Student Experience in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014-15 and have invested £240m in facilities for our students. That means world-class equipment, resources and study space. Our Students’ Union has been voted number one in the UK for the past five years and there is a host of activities, events and student societies to get involved in. Our accommodation has also won awards and most postgraduates are guaranteed a place in university accommodation.
Sheffield is the fourth largest city in the UK, one of the most affordable, and one of the safest. The cultural life of the city is vibrant. The award-winning Millennium Gallery complex is linked to the Tate and the V&A in London. The Showroom is the biggest independent cinema outside London and the Crucible, Lyceum and Studio are among the UK's most important theatres. The University is located close to the city centre, five minutes' walk from the popular West Street area of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. With all the facilities students could ever ask for, it is a big city that is at the same time compact and easy to get around with a well-founded reputation for its friendliness and sense of community.