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University of Huddersfield

Recipient of the prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, University of Huddersfield is one of UK’s most reputed universities located in Huddersfield region of West Yorkshire, England. It is dedicated in its mission to be an inspiring, innovative university of international renown.

The history of the university dates to the Young Men’s Mental Improvement Society established in1841. After a series of mergers, the Huddersfield Polytechnic attained the university status in 1992 and was rechristened as the University of Huddersfield.

The university has three campus namely Queensgate Campus, University Campus Oldham (UCO), University Campus Barnsley. More than £250 million has been invested in the Queensgate Campus including £17 million investment in Business School, £3 million in Buckley Innovation Centre, £22.5 million in Student Central, £27.5 million Oastler Building for Law. Over £5.5 million has been invested in developing music, art and design, journalism, and media production facilities at the Barnsley campus

Recipient of the Gold Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), the university is committed in its mission to actively engage with the local community to realize the public value of the University’s work through contributions to economic, social and cultural development.

The seven academic schools of the university are Applied Sciences; Art, Design and Architecture; Computing and Engineering; Education and Professional Development; Business; Human and Health Sciences; Music, Humanities and Media.

Research forms a core part of the university’s commitment to solve global challenges. Apart from producing ‘internationally recognized’ research, the university also houses world-class MIAMI (Microscopes and Ion Accelerators for Materials Investigation) facilities dedicated to investigations of materials sciences and energy studies.

University of Huddersfield boasts of a global network of distinguished alumni like famous actor, radio and TV presenter Adil Ray, founder of Propermaid Allison Whitmarsh, boxing champion Brian Anderson, globally renowned businessman Sir George Buckley amongst others.

Why study at University of Huddersfield?

  • Achieved a Gold Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) award in June 2017.
  • Secured joint first rank in England for providing high quality teaching by professionally qualified teaching staff (HESA 2021).
  • Secured joint second rank in England for National Teaching Fellowships for having some of the country best lecturers in Higher Education.
  • Internationally recognized research conducted by the university’s world-leading applied research groups in biomedical sciences, engineering and physical sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities.
  • High rate of graduate employment with 96.4% of undergraduate and 98.6% of postgraduate students in work or further study fifteen months after graduating, as per the latest report by HESA Graduate Outcomes.
  • The university provides opportunity for all undergraduate students to undertake professional work experience while pursuing their studies.
  • Investments of over £156 million on campus development, research, and sports facilities, ensuring students have a unique and personalized learning experience.
  • More than 110 clubs and student society memberships available, based on individua interests and passion.
  • The Enterprise Hub offers entrepreneurial opportunities for students to start their own business and also provides networking opportunities with local business.
  • Ranked as one of the Top 15 university in the UK for placement years in industry, as per the HESA Student Record (2019/20).
  • Professional work-related experience offered to all undergraduate students including placements, industry standard projects and real-world case studies.
  • Scored 68.32% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey (2021).

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements for First Degree Courses:

For entry to first degree courses, we’re looking for people who have one or more of the following Level 3 qualifications:

  • Passes in five subjects from a combination of GCE Advanced Level (includes A-Level and AS Level) and GCSE which must include at least two subjects at Advanced Level*
  • Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers
  • Applied General and Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Applied General and Technical National Award, Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma or Diploma
  • International, European or Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 Level 3 credits achieved at Merit
  • Irish Leaving Certificate with Grade H6 or above in four subjects at Higher Level
  • Cambridge Pre-U Diploma.



* Must not include an Advanced Subsidiary GCE (AS Level) in the same subject as an Advanced GCE (A-Level)

Entry requirements for Professional Practice Courses are Normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent professional qualification, in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, and Management or a Quantitative Science.
  • Applicants with other appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English Requirement:

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5 (a minimum of TOEFL 550 (Computer Based Toefl 213) score) or equivalent will be considered acceptable.


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*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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