University of Sheffield Year Abroad

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University of Sheffield Year Abroad

Study Abroad at the University of Sheffield offers undergraduate students from home and abroad the chance to spend part of your degree at a University in another country.

Sheffield students

Undergraduates studying at the University of Sheffield have the opportunity to study for a full year as part of their degree in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore or USA.

Study Abroad allows students to come to the University of Sheffield for a semester or a year via an established exchange programme or on a fee paying basis


Your degree/programme

When choosing your programme here you and your academic advisers should look at the modules on offer at Sheffield. You need to be sure the level of study here is right for you, and that the modules you choose will meet your home degree requirements. You can spend a semester or a year studying at Sheffield, earning credits to transfer back to your home university. We strongly encourage you to attend Sheffield for a full academic year.

Study periods> Modules/Courses>Entry requirements (Inc. English language)>



The way to apply for a Study Abroad place is to complete an online application form. Depending on whether you are an exchange student or sponsored/independent fee paying student, the process of application differs slightly. Take a look at the section relevant to you.

Exchange students>Sponsored/independent fee paying students>The application process>Once you’ve been accepted>



One of the first things new students ask us about Sheffield is how much things cost here. The answer’s pretty simple; less than they cost elsewhere. Living in Sheffield is 10% cheaper than the UK average. And it’s 25% cheaper than London.

Tuition fees (non exchange)>Living/other costs> Scholarships>


Partner universities

We currently have exchange agreements with leading universities in a variety of countries. Take a look to see where our partners are based. You can come to Sheffield on an exchange programme or as a fee paying student.


Guaranteed accommodation

Where you will live is a big factor in choosing your Study Abroad destination.


Student profiles

See what others have to say about their time studying in Sheffield.


Facilities and support at Sheffield

We aim to provide a secure, friendly and academically stimulating environment. Whether you’re with us for a semester or a year, your contribution to campus life is valued, and your welfare is important to us. A team of advisers in Student Support and Guidance work closely with colleagues throughout the University and the Students’ Union to provide the best possible services for you.