Why choose The University of Huddersfield?
Every year the University is proud to welcome students from over 120 countries to Huddersfield, who are attracted by our academic reputation, high quality courses and innovative research opportunities, all with strong links to international commerce and industry. They become part of our diverse population of 24,000 students, studying for more than 400 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. In a recent national UK survey, our international students said that they would recommend the University of Huddersfield.
We are a friendly and student-centred university with a strong professional orientation and focus on employability. The University of Huddersfield is an exciting, stimulating place to learn and is growing as a centre of research and academic excellence.
Huddersfield is one of the top ten UK universities for integrating paid work placements (internships) into its courses and we have a higher than average graduate employability rate (around 92%) because our courses have been developed in conjunction with employers and industry needs.
Facts about The University of Huddersfield
The University of Huddersfield is a successful, innovative and modern University with excellent facilities and support for students, top class teaching and many outstanding research teams. Our students consistently tell us that Huddersfield is a great place to live and learn and our graduates are bright, confident, successful people. With such a diverse and multicultural student population, you will find it easy to make friends from your own country as well as from other countries.
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Location - Huddersfield
The University is based in Yorkshire, in an attractive campus with a canal running through it. Huddersfield, as the largest town in Europe, has a city feel to it with almost everything you need ranging from theatres to boutiques. The cost of living is cheaper than lots of other cities and towns, so your money will go further.
Career Prospects & Opportunities
Of the ‘top 10 reasons for going to uni’*, students say the most important is to improve job opportunities. So you might be interested to know that an impressive 93.5% of our undergraduates find employment or go on to further study within six months of graduating, which is higher than the national average, and their average starting salary is £19,500.
We're top ten in England for employability. 94% of our students go on to work and/or further study within 6 months of graduation Still not convinced? Well it’s also worth knowing that in an independent report by Unistats**, Huddersfield came top out of all Yorkshire universities for graduate-level employment, and was ranked joint 16th out of all 127 universities in the UK. What’s more, lots of our individual subjects achieved first place for graduate-level employment – which is pretty impressive.
Graduate with a CV to be proud of
This is all down to our vocational approach. At Huddersfield you don’t just benefit from our high academic standards and staff who are leaders in their field – on many of our courses you also get real work experience through placements, live briefs, lectures from industry professionals and more. Which means that by the time you graduate you’ll already have a CV to be proud of.
So, if you want to stand out from the crowd and take the first steps towards your brilliant new career, Huddersfield may well be the place for you.
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After submitting your application to the University, and being accepted, Ucademics will guide you through all the steps needed for you to apply to the student finance program.
UK and European Union students are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan given by a British Government Organization called Student Finance England, which is paid directly to your university, independent of your grades or your family’s income.
Tuition Fees are paid per year.
Fees vary per course, for more information please visit each course page.