This page provides key information about applying to study on an undergraduate course at Sheffield, and contains links to all of our procedures and Admissions policies. Please take the time to read this information before completing your application.
Before you apply
We normally expect applicants to offer three full A Levels or an accepted equivalent qualification. You can check the University's general entry requirements, including which UK and International qualifications we accept and our English language and mathematics requirements, on our Admissions requirements webpage:
You can find details of the entry requirements for particular courses in our online prospectus. Please note that these represent our typical offer conditions only – we may make different offers in some cases.
A full list of our formal policies relating to Admissions is available on our Policies webpages. This includes our Student Admissions Policy as well as policies on "acceptable" A level subjects, resits, and qualifications taken early.
You can apply for an undergraduate course at Sheffield via UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). Information on how to do this is available on the UCAS website:
Applications for places on courses starting the following September (except Medicine and Dentistry) should be submitted to UCAS between:
- 1 September and 15 January for Home students
- 1 September and 30 June for Overseas students
Applications for places on Medicine and Dentistry courses must be submitted between 1 September and 15 October.
We've also prepared some guidance on completing your UCAS application:
After you apply
You can find out what happens after you have submitted your application on our After You Apply webpages. If we make you a Conditional offer and you accept us as either your Firm or Insurance choice, we will also send you an email containing information about what happens when you get your exam results.
If at any time you find that your studies are affected by personal, social or domestic issues, please let us know by using our Disrupted Studies form:
If you have any further questions about the University and applying to study here, please Ask Sheffield.
We wish you the best of luck with your application.