Why Huddersfield?

Read more about how the University of Huddersfield stands out above the crowd:

Award winning academic staff we are the first University to achieve 100% professional recognition for our teaching staff each one are Fellows or Principal Fellows of the Higher Education Academy. Postgraduate studies allow you to develop your independent learning alongside access to a variety of learning opportunities and resources, and being allocated a personal tutor will ensure you get the most from your studies.

Excellent industry links our links to business are an important part of our postgraduate courses in that they help increase the employability of our graduates. Many postgraduate courses are linked to professional accreditations which give you a head start in achieving full accreditation later on.

Focus on research our staff are committed to excellence. They are part of the research community and our World Research Ratings are testament to the standards of excellence they have achieved. As a postgraduate student at Huddersfield your passion for going further and being the very best that you can be will not only be understood and shared but also nurtured.

Continued investment in facilities we continue to significantly invest in our facilities - from the latest laboratories, studios and performance spaces, to state-of-the-art library and computing equipment helping to give you a competitive advantage in the jobs market.

Support networks we have a wealth of networks to ensure that you succeed as a postgraduate student. Support Services can help you juggle the demands of studying, Academic Skills Tutors are there to support your studies and our Careers and Employability Service will help you to achieve your career goals (even after graduating!). There is also English language training available for our international students to help you reach your full potential if you decide to move overseas.

Huddersfield Huddersfield has a multi-cultural feel with everything you need from theatres to boutiques. Being equidistant from the three large cities in the North - Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield - and a gateway to the stunning West Yorkshire Pennines, you’ll never be short of things to do in your free time.

Discover student networks

The reality of studying at postgraduate level can be a big step especially if you’ve been out of education for a while. At Huddersfield, you’ll be able to tap into a range of student networks including support groups and online resources to enable you to keep up-to-date, learn from peers and feel part of our friendly postgraduate community.

The Students’ Union (SU) is also a really useful resource and can provide advice on studies and financial queries as well as providing opportunities to enhance your social life. From salsa dancing to shaping the democratic arm of the SU by becoming a Student Rep, there’s plenty to do to broaden your experience and get the most out of your time as a postgraduate student.

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