Are you thinking of studying with us at the University of Huddersfield? We're really proud of what we offer our students and we’re sure you'll be impressed.

Take a look at the reasons why you should make the University of Huddersfield your first choice:

Top reasons to choose Huddersfield

  • Triple proof of teaching excellence; our staff rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates, who have higher degrees, and hold teaching qualifications (HESA 2022). So, you’ll learn from some of the best, helping you to be the best.
  • We're unique in the fact that all our permanent teaching staff* have, or are completing, doctorates. This expertise, together with our teaching credentials, means that students here learn from knowledgeable and well-qualified teachers and academics who are at the forefront of their subject area.
  • We are first in the country for National Teaching Fellowships, which mark the UK’s best lecturers in Higher Education, winning a total of 22 since 2008 (2023 data). 
  • 100% of our students have the opportunity to undertake professional work experience during their studies.

Learn from leaders in the field

At Huddersfield you’ll be taught by stand-out lecturers – meaning you’ll learn from some of the best, helping you to be the best.  


Skills to get you noticed

Our emphasis on ensuring our students are prepared for the world of work means that you’ll leave university with more than just a degree. You’ll gain skills to get you noticed by employers and be supported in developing a stand-out CV.  


Start here, go anywhere

Your course, a new hobby, passion, or unexpected skill. Lifelong friends, door-opening placements, an opportunity that takes you to the other side of the world... University’s not just about getting qualified or honing your craft.


Why come here for your undergraduate degree?

Find out what life's really like at the University of Huddersfield for undergraduate students.


Why choose Huddersfield for postgraduate study?

If you want to improve your career prospects – and maximise your earnings in the future – Huddersfield may well be the place for you.


An award winning University

Our mission is to be an inspiring and innovative University of international renown. Read more about the awards we are proud to have won.

Why choose Huddersfield?

What sets Huddersfield apart from other universities? Some of our current students reflect on making their university choice, course facilities and what it's like to study in Huddersfield.

*Permanent staff, after probation: some recently appointed colleagues will only obtain recognition in the months after their arrival in Huddersfield, once they have started teaching; research degrees applies to those on contracts of more than half-time.