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THE Uni­ver­sity of Sh­effield ( TUOS) is among the top Bri­tish uni­ver­si­ties.

The uni­ver­sity is ranked 15th in the UK ac­cord­ing to the 2015- 16 Times Higher Ed­u­ca­tion World Uni­ver­sity Rank­ings and 80th in the QS World Uni­ver­sity Rank­ing 2015.

The De­part­ment of Psy­chol­ogy in TUOS is one of the largest psy­chol­ogy de­part­ments in the UK with broad re­search ex­per­tise from clin­i­cal psy­chol­ogy and ro­bot­ics to brain and be­hav­iour.

The teach­ing in TUOS gained an Ex­cel­lent rat­ing in the last HEFCE ( Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Fund­ing Coun­cil for Eng­land) teach­ing qual­ity as­sess­ment.

TUOS per­formed ex­cep­tion­ally in the Stu­dent Barom­e­ter that mea­sures course sat­is­fac­tion.

In terms of re­search, in the last five Re­search As­sess­ment Ex­er­cises ( RAE), TUOS has been con­sid­ered one of the lead­ing psy­chol­ogy de­part­ments in the UK.

More than 80% of the de­part­ment’s re­search was classed in­ter­na­tion­ally ex­cel­lent in the Re­search Ex­cel­lence Frame­work.

TUOS of­fers an aca­demic home to stu­dents from a broad range of coun­tries and has a proud his­tory of tak­ing in stu­dents from Malaysia.

It spe­cialises in ac­cept­ing first year stu­dents from Malaysia, who then trans­fer to TUOS for their year two and three, and also stu­dents who trans­fer to TUOS af­ter com­plet­ing an Amer­i­can De­gree Trans­fer Pro­gramme.

TUOS of­fers sev­eral schol­ar­ships for Malaysian stu­dents and up to 50% re­duc­tion in tu­ition fees for high achiev­ers.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 03- 2710 5395 or e- mail seao@ sh­effield. ac. uk.

The Uni­ver­sity of Sh­effield’s De­part­ment of Psy­chol­ogy is one of the largest psy­chol­ogy de­part­ments in the UK.

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