University of Huddersfield the United Kingdom

About University of Huddersfield

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 were the first and are the only university in the UK where 100% of permanent teaching staff** are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy. So, you’ll learn from some of the best, helping you be the best.

We are joint-first in the UK for the proportion of professionally qualified teaching staff and were the first university to achieve recognition of this.*** 94% of our academic staff hold an appropriate teaching qualification.

We are also second in the country for National Teaching Fellowships, which mark the UK’s best lecturers in Higher Education, winning a total of 18 since 2008.

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.

***HESA – Initially awarded in 2016, maintained in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Joint first in 2020 and 2021.


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 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from 100 different nationalities, 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 and Management
  • Computing
  • Drama, Theatre and Performance
  • Education
  • Engineering (Electronic and Electrical, Mechanical and Automotive)
  • English Language and Linguistics
  • English Literature and Creative Writing
  • Events, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Fashion and Textiles
  • Health and Sport
  • History
  • Law
  • Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing and Strategic Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Media, Journalism and Film
  • Music and Music Technology
  • Optometry
  • Science (Biological, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Forensic and Analytical, Pharmacy)
  • Social Sciences
  • 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 Open Days or Postgraduate Study Fairs and discover all your study options.

We also have seven overseas offices where you can connect with representatives from the University. These are located:

China Office

Nigeria Office

Pakistan Office

Malaysia Office

Vietnam Office

India Office

Hong Kong Office

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

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

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 over 100 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

Our campus is an inspiring place to be. We’ve invested £156 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.    

Courses at University of Huddersfield

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