About University of Huddersfield

Be inspired at Huddersfield

Join us in Huddersfield and you’ll be part of a global postgraduate community working alongside award-winning academics and world leading research teams, focused on developing the skills you need for future success.

An innovative, modern and cosmopolitan institution, our campus boasts fantastic facilities and is at the heart of a lively town set in stunning countryside. Perfect for inspiring the inquisitive minds.

Teaching quality

Building on our strong heritage and regional links, our vision is to be internationally renowned for responsible management education, a high quality learning environment, meaningful engagement with communities and organisations, and impactful research.

The University of Huddersfield is proud to have been recognised as a gold-rated University by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and recognised for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

Specialist support

We know how important it is that the investment you make as a postgraduate student earns you a healthy return. That’s why we’ve invested nearly £80 million over the last seven years in exciting new buildings, top class facilities and support services to ensure our campus is an amazing place to learn.

With a vibrant community of over 4,500 postgraduate taught students and researchers from 120 different nationalities, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to network, build friendships and get involved on campus.

Subject areas

  • Accountancy, Finance and Economics
  • Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Art and Design
  • Business and Management
  • Computing
  • Drama, Theatre and Performance
  • Education Studies and Continuing Professional Development
  • Engineering
  • English Literature and Creative Writing
  • Fashion and Textiles
  • Health and Social Care
  • History
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law
  • Linguistics and Modern Languages
  • Marketing
  • Media and Journalism
  • Music and Music Technology
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Teacher Training
  • Youth, Community and Guidance

You can find more information about all our postgraduate taught and research opportunities online at hud.ac.uk/courses

Postgraduate Study Fairs

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 Study fairs here and discover all your study options from Master’s to PhDs.

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. From helping to combat domestic violence, minimising the side effects of cancer treatments to helping improve the lives of elderly people, you’ll be supervised by people who work on projects like these every day. 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 research.hud.ac.uk

International focus

The University of Huddersfield has a strong international culture which can be seen in the fact that we have students and staff from 120 countries across campus. 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

Since 2010, £80 million has been spent on campus development making sure our students have access to some of the best facilities in the country. Our campus also has a vibrant social scene and we have a very active Students’ Union with more than 110 clubs and societies. 

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Huddersfield has great accommodation for students. Book with our preferred, recommended and approved accommodation provider, DIGS Student, and be guaranteed a room in halls of residence.


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In addition to our preferred, recommended and approved supplier of student accommodation there are a number of options for students in Huddersfield, as listed on the Huddersfield Students’ Union webpages. These include halls operated by iQ Student Accomodation (Aspley House, Little Aspley House and Castings House) and Unite Students (Saw Mill, Snow Island and Firth Point).

If you would like to find out more please visit the Huddersfield Student Union’s website for details.

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