University of Huddersfield

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International Foundation Year

International Year One

Accounting and Finance

Business Management

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Events Management


Master's Preparation / Pre-Sessional

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About the University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield is a multi-award-winning, modern university with world-class facilities in a multicultural and thriving town. It is a modern public university, based on a site that has been home to academic institutions since the 19th century. As a growing centre of research and academic excellence, the university is always pushing the boundaries of knowledge and is an exciting, stimulating place to learn.

Huddersfield is a friendly and student-centred university. With more than 3,400 international students from around 100 countries on campus. Huddersfield’s culturally diverse student community brings in a global perspective, thereby enriching the university experience. Through the international student societies, you get to meet other students from your country and celebrate your culture on campus.

Huddersfield offers a comprehensive selection of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Many of the full-time degree courses include the option of an internship where you will spend a year on a paid work placement gaining the skills employers are looking for as well as gaining a better degree classification. It has dedicated a lot of time and resources in recent years to provide superb quality tuition, which is recognised at an international level.


The university has invested significantly in campus development and offers state-of-the-art facilities including studios, specialist laboratories and performance spaces, in addition to the library, research facilities and quiet study spaces. Huddersfield is perfect for international students to learn and flourish in due to its convenient location and relaxed, affordable lifestyle.

Why choose the University of Huddersfield?

  • Top 20 in the UK for placement years in industry. (HESA 21/22)
  • 100% of Huddersfield students have the opportunity to undertake professional work experience during their studies.
  • Over 97% graduate employability rate. (HESA 19/20)
  • Triple proof of teaching excellence; staff rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates, who have higher degrees, and who hold teaching qualifications (HESA 2022). So, you’ll learn from some of the best, helping you to be the best.
  • Huddersfield is a QS Five Star University as world-class in areas such as Teaching, Employability, Facilities, Innovation, Internationalisation, and Inclusiveness.
  • The University of Huddersfield scored 76% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2022. (NSS, 2022)
  • Among the world’s best in the 2023 QS World University Rankings, we rank 27th globally and 9th in the UK for Performing Arts, top 150 in the world for Communication & Media Studies, and top 300 in the world for English Language and Education and Training.
  • 100+ Students’ Union societies plus over 60 global societies.
  • The £3 million Buckley Innovation Centre provides opportunities to engage in collaborative research and development projects with science and technology companies.
  • £156 million has been invested in some exciting new buildings to make our campus a great place to be.
  • A £22.5 million Student Central Building proving a unique hub with easy access to the library, computing, sports, leisure, and social activities.
  • Choose to study at the University of Huddersfield and you’ll also benefit from their commitment to developing you as one of the outstanding professionals of the future.

Awards & Achievements

  • Huddersfield is proud to have been recognised as a gold-rated university by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)*.
  • Huddersfield won the first Global Teaching Excellence Award recognising the University’s commitment to world-class teaching and its success in developing students as independent learners and critical thinkers (Higher Education Academy, 2017).
  • Huddersfield’s academic staff are continually rated as providing high-quality teaching in an exciting and stimulating environment. In fact, Huddersfield is first in England for professionally qualified teaching staff (HESA 2018).
  • Times Higher Education University of the Year 2013.
  • In 2013 and 2022, they were awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.
  • Top 50 UK universities for Research Power and three-quarters of their research is world-leading and internationally excellent (REF, 2021).
  • 96.7% of undergraduate and 97.6% of postgraduate students go on to work and/or further study within fifteen months of graduating (HESA 2018/19).

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*This award expired in June 2021 and the scheme is currently being revised. We look forward to being reassessed when the awards are re-opened in Spring 2023.

University of Huddersfield Student Central

BA (Hons) Event Management

  • Designed to allow for both academic and practical learning
  • Opportunities to attend field trips, volunteer at events and also take a leading role in organising events to ensure a hands-on experience alongside the academic learning
  • Taught by a team of lecturers who have years of experience in the industry and are experts

BA (Hons) Business Management

  • Aims to develop those who want to be managers and leaders
  • Opportunities to develop the key business management, leadership and decision making skills needed for today’s dynamic business environment
  • Combining contemporary theory with real-world application, learning from leading academics and the cutting-edge expertise of our network of visiting business leaders

BSc (Hons) Economics

  • This course provides an in-depth study of how markets, households and firms facilitate the allocation, distribution and utilisation of scarce resources in society

BA (Hons) International Business

  • Opportunity to gain an in-depth exploration of issues affecting business with focus on the international market as well as developing understanding of international business.
  • Chance to spend the third year abroad on placement working for an international company.

Scholarship Information

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University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 1484957505

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