About The Institution
The University of Huddersfield is an excellent place for undergraduate and postgraduate study. The University was awarded two Queen's Awards for Enterprise and the prestigious Times Higher Education award for Entrepreneurial University of the Year and offers a rewarding and exciting learning experience for all students.
The University of Huddersfield is one of the top ten providers of work placement courses in the UK and know exactly how to prepare students for successful careers and rewarding lives. 94% of undergraduate students go on to work or further study within six months of graduating which place Huddersfield in the top ten universities in England for graduate employability.
Huddersfield are in the top 10 universities in England for teaching excellence and are the first UK university with all teaching staff as Fellows of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) which ensures our students are taught by highly qualified teaching staff. The university have over 90 Professors with leading research, academic and publications.
Previously voted best university in the world for the student experience (International Student Barometer, 2011), Huddersfield is 5th in the UK for student satisfaction and boasts a high number of student run clubs and societies.
The University is located close to the centre of the thriving West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. The town has an extensive range of new retail and social developments with many new shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Near to areas of outstanding natural beauty and within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, the Peak District and the major urban centres of Leeds and Manchester. The cost of housing compares very favourably with other regions in the UK and the choice of where to live is outstanding. The town is well known for its musical traditions, including the world famous Huddersfield Choral Society and the internationally renowned Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
The International Study Centre (ISC), based in the heart of the campus, provides degree preparation courses for international students who do not meet the requirements for direct entry to the University. Combining academic modules, study skills and English language training, the programmes qualify students to meet the challenges of undergraduate and postgraduate degree-level study at the University.