The University of Huddersfield is an award-winning, TEF gold-rated University. You’ll benefit from inspirational teaching and learning and top class facilities and resources. We’ve invested over £150 million in some exciting new buildings to make our campus a great place to be.
Our campus is located right in the heart of a vibrant town, surrounded by beautiful countryside. As it’s part of Yorkshire, it’s also one of the friendliest places on earth! It’s in a great central location in the UK with Manchester and Leeds just a quick train ride away and it’s also well connected to the M62 and M1.
Huddersfield is a cosmopolitan, bustling and energetic place with a great choice of bars, restaurants, sporting facilities and shopping. Unlike some large cities, Huddersfield offers a relatively low cost of living, giving you more for your money.
To find out for yourself what makes Huddersfield so special, come and visit us.
Why choose Huddersfield?
Why do nearly 20,000 students choose to study at Huddersfield?
- Teaching excellence – Here at Huddersfield, you’ll be taught by some of the best lecturers in the country. We are joint first in England for professionally qualified staff*. We’re one of only three universities in Yorkshire to have been rated gold for our teaching in the TEF.
- We’re top 15 in the UK for placement years in industry.** Placements are a key part of our courses as we know how much employers value graduates with real-world experience.
- A fantastic record of graduate employability. 97.3%*** of our undergraduate students go on to work and/or further study within six months of graduating. This places us in the top 20 UK Higher Education providers.
* HESA - 2020
**HESA Student Record 2017/18
***Destinations of Leavers Survey 2016/17
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The University of Huddersfield offers hundreds of course choices for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Our main subject areas include Architecture and the Built Environment, Business, Film, Forensic Science, Geography, History, Health Professions and Social Care, Law and Teaching Training to name but a few.
We’re continually investing in our campus, facilities and technology giving you access to state-of the-art laboratories, specialist studios and industry-standard equipment.
As well as 24 hour computer labs and Library, you might also hone your skills in our Bloomberg Trading Room, mock Law court or crime scene suite. Perform in one of our concert venues or be on a team that builds a Formula Student car. Our latest £30m Barbara Hepworth Building offers state-of-the art facilities for art, design and architecture students. It includes The Phidias Lab which offers students the potential of developing and prototyping 3D models in an immersive VR environment. It offers a unique space to experiment with emergent visualisation technology with opportunities for collaborative learning and cutting edge motion capture tools.
Most of our courses offer real-world experience from work placements meaning you can leave here with a great CV. We also have close links to professional bodies and staff with industry experience. Courses often have fantastic guest lectures and projects set by industry partners.
To search our range of courses visit:courses.hud.ac.uk
What our students love about Huddersfield
If you want to know what student life’s really like in Huddersfield, it’s best you hear it straight from our students. They can tell you everything you need to know from work placements and student societies to tips on managing money and revising for exams.
Read their latest blogs.
See for yourself if Huddersfield is the right fit for you. Book your place on an Open Day.