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University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
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|Restrictions:||UTDALLAS applicants only|
|Program Type:||Exchange||Area of Study:||Biochemistry, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, History, Language, Literary Studies, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Visual and Performing Arts|
|The University of Sheffield is an extraordinary place to learn and has a thriving community of over 5,000 international students from 125 countries. The university's strong reputation attracts the best students from around the world.
Recent surveys put the University of Sheffield in the top ten of universities in the UK and the top 100 in the world (QS World University Rankings). The university invests millions to create the right environment for its students, including the best equipment, outstanding facilities, and a range of support services.
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|By selecting Sheffield for your time abroad, you're choosing a city like no other. Sheffield is a city of stunning landscapes, rich in culture and history, with a modern outlook and a million things to see and do. With more than 50,000 students in Sheffield, the city offers a variety of shops, attractions, galleries, parks, and museums. Students can enjoy all the buzz and stimulation of city life, but none of the stress. Instead, students will encounter a welcoming, friendly, and laid-back feel. Centrally located in the UK, Sheffield is only two hours away from London by train.
|For more information, visit the Living in Sheffield webpage.|
|Academics and Courses|
|Courses at Sheffield are known as modules. Modules are made up of regularly scheduled class sessions of one or more hours per week during the semester. Depending on the subject area, these may include lectures, seminars, tutorials, and labs. Exchange students will be assessed in the same way as other University of Sheffield students and are expected to attend any examination required as part of the course. A typical workload for a semester will be approximately 30 ECTS credits.
Students studying in Sheffield for the fall semester may choose to finish their courses in December in order to return to UTD in time for the spring semester. Courses may be limited; see an Education Abroad advisor for more details. Review the December Finish Fact Sheet for more information.
Orientation Program: Orientation programs take place at the start of each academic semester, and include loads of events and activities to help you find your way around Sheffield.
|For more information, visit the Academic Programs webpage.|
|All exchange students students are guaranteed a single room in University-owned accommodation if they apply by the deadline. Student accommodation is within walking distance of the University and public transportation is both affordable and easily accessible.
|For more information, visit the Accommodations webpage.|
|The type of visa will depend on each student's purpose of visit, nationality, and country of residence.
|For more information, visit the Visa Fact Sheet|
|"Sheffield is a great place to experience England. It gives the feel of small town life with big town fun. It was a great place to spend four months." - Julie Fritzshall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
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|Program Contact Information|
University of Sheffield
NOTE: By selecting "Apply Now" you are notifying the EDUCATION ABROAD office about your interest in this Exchange Program. You will be notified by email regarding the status of the competitive exchange selection process.
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