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University of Huddersfield

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About University of Huddersfield

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Be inspired at Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield is an award-winning university. The campus is located in the centre of Huddersfield, a bustling and energetic town surrounded by beautiful countryside. Continual investment in improvements to the campus provides an inspirational teaching and learning environment.

Teaching quality

The University of Huddersfield is an award-winning University, winning the first Global Teaching Excellence Award* and rated QS 5 Stars. We offer Bachelor’s, Master’s and research degrees across a wide range of subject areas from health to engineering and business to science.

We pride ourselves on having a high standard of teaching. We have been awarded a Gold Rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework in September 2023.
We were the first and are the only university in the UK where 100% of permanent teaching staff** are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy.

Our staff rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates, who have higher degrees, and hold teaching qualifications (HESA 2022). So, you’ll learn from some of the best, helping you to be the best. We are first in the country for National Teaching Fellowships, which mark the UK’s best lecturers in Higher Education, winning a total of 22 since 2008 (2023 data).

We actively engage with professional, statutory and regulatory bodies to ensure we teach in a way that will help you progress your career, as well as deepen your knowledge and broaden your experience. Many of our courses have been recognised or accredited by external professional bodies.

*HEA 2017

**Permanent staff, after probation: some staff recently appointed colleagues will only obtain recognition in the months after their arrival in Huddersfield, once they have started teaching.

Specialist support

We know how important it is that the investment you make as a student earns you a healthy return. At the University of Huddersfield, you'll find services and support networks to help you get ahead in your studies and social life. Whether you study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, you'll soon discover that you're never far away from our dedicated staff and resources to help you navigate through your personal student journey.

We offer a friendly and supportive environment for all. Our Student Support services will be there for you when you need them – from practical advice to more intensive support – to help make your time here at Huddersfield run as smoothly as possible.
With a vibrant community of over 4,500 international students in our global student community (HESA 21/22), you’ll have plenty of opportunity to network, build friendships and get involved on campus.

Subject areas

Our courses span these subject areas -

• Accounting, Finance and Economics
• Architecture and the Built Environment
• Art and Design
• Business (Business Analytics, Business and Management, Events and Hospitality Management, Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain, Management, Marketing and Strategic Communication)
• Computer Science
• Education
• Engineering (Electronic and Electrical, Mechanical and Automotive)
• English and History
• Fashion and Textiles
• Geography and Environmental Sciences
• Health Professions
• Law
• Mathematics
• Media, Journalism, Film and Drama
• Music and Music Technology
• Optometry
• Sport
• Social Sciences
• Science (Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Forensic and Analytical Science, Pharmacy)
• Teacher Training
You can find more information about all our courses online at
Visit us
There is nothing quite like a visit to our campus to get a feel for what studying with us is really like.
Book onto one of our forthcoming International Information Days, Open Days or Postgraduate Open Days and discover all your study options.

Our international recruitment officers attend many events around the world where you can ask questions and find out more about the University of Huddersfield. See our upcoming visits at

Research that changes lives

Our research changes lives. We’re committed to solving the problems and answering the questions posed by industry, science and society as a whole. Join our inspiring research community to make your mark on the world we live in.
Find out more about the people, discoveries and stories behind our research below and online at

International focus

The University of Huddersfield has a strong international culture which can be seen in the fact that we have students and staff of over 100 different nationalities in our student community (HESA 21/22). This diversity provides a vibrant learning environment and student community. You’ll discover lots of support for your academic studies with networks and groups to make new friends, play sports and enjoy varied social events.

A modern university campus

Our campus is an inspiring place to be. We’ve invested £157 million in some new and exciting buildings where you’ll find fantastic facilities including specialist laboratories, studios and performance spaces. Our new £30 million Barbara Hepworth Building provides exciting collaborative creative studios and technology facilities, bringing digital and physical innovation together in one space.

Our campus also has a vibrant social scene. We have a very active Students’ Union with a range of academic, sports clubs and societies. There is also a vibrant international community with over 60 global student societies representing students from around the world, and a full calendar of global events planned throughout the year.

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