History, Affiliations & Rankings
The University of Huddersfield is a public research university established in 1825. It became a university in 1992 with its affiliation with the Association of Commonwealth Universities, University Alliance and Universities UK. Named after the city it is located in, the university is known as a world-class centre of higher education in the UK. The university was named Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013 and it enjoys a place in the 701-750 range in the 2020 Global Work Rankings compiled by QS Top Universities. Some other accolades earned by the university include being gold-rated by TEF, winning the Global Teaching Excellence Award etc.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
A wide range of bachelor’s, master’s, and postgraduate research courses are included in the list of programmes that can be pursued at the University of Huddersfield. The university has four campuses, namely, the Queensgate Campus, University Campus Barnsley, University Campus Oldham and International Study Centre. It is organised into seven academic schools dedicated to various fields of study such as applied sciences, business, human and health sciences, computing and engineering, music and more. A wide range of student organizations can be joined on campus and the university has also invested heavily in campus improvements to ensure that life on campus is as enjoyable as it is enriching.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The University of Huddersfield is known for the fact that its permanent teaching staff have, or are completing, doctorates. This expertise, together with their teaching credentials give students the opportunity to learn from knowledgeable and well-qualified teachers and academics who are at the forefront of their subject area. The university has, over the years, produced numerous notable people who have made it big in various fields. Some of them include Stephen Beville, David Chaytor, Lisa Head, Matthew Lambley, and Kavita Oberoi.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
At the University of Huddersfield, close to 20,000 students are enrolled in its courses and more than 100 countries are represented by the student body. The university prides itself on its learner-centred education along with its focus on offering vocational and professional industry-specific knowledge to its students. 100% of its students get job or internship opportunities during their studies. The university also has strong industry connections which lead to higher graduate employment rates in the country. It is also among the top 15 universities in the UK in terms of placements.
COVID 19 Response 2021
Huddersfield campus is a Covid-secure environment, open for teaching, support and research, with all precautionary measures in place. The university is making sure at all times that all students, domestic or international, are taken care of. Here are the latest updates pertaining to the teaching and learning programme for 2021- 22 AY at the University of Huddersfield:
The staff and students at the University of Huddersfield are likely to join the on-campus programme from September 2021 for the new academic year. The UK Government had granted permission for in-person teaching from May 17, 2021. It is expected to be fully open with various facilities like events, laboratory work, music studios, art and design, film facilities etc.
The on-campus induction and welcome week activities shall be conducted without any restrictions. Workshops, practical sessions, seminars and project work shall resume as per the schedule.
The University shall continue to follow the government’s guidelines and regulations to ensure a Covid-secure environment for everyone.
Those who will be travelling from a foreign nation will have to follow travel guidelines defined by the UK Government.
Given below are the scholarships that can be claimed by international candidates to help support their cost of education at the University of Huddersfield.
All international students applying to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at Huddersfield are automatically considered for these scholarships. The candidature is considered on the basis of the application for admission itself.
Value: Up to £2,000 (per year)
Eligibility: Offered to students who are:
Paying the full overseas tuition fee
Enrolled in a BA/BSc/BEng/MA/MSc/MBA programme
It excludes placement years
Those with asylum-seeker/ refugee status or indefinite leave to remain in the UK will not qualify.
This is open to all those international students who are studying an undergraduate degree and want to study a Master’s degree at the University of Huddersfield. No separate application is required for this.
Eligibility: Offered to students who:
Have graduated from the University of Huddersfield in the past two years.
Have a minimum of 2.1-degree classification.
Are Enrolled in a MA/MSc programme.
Open for Indian candidates to bachelors as well as masters courses who complete their deposit payment before certain specified dates.
Value: £500 - £1,000 (depends on the date of payment of deposit)
Deadline: Depends on the intake
Those from a Commonwealth country and are applying for a postgraduate level study (Master’s or PhD) are eligible for this scholarship.
A government scholarship, aimed at covering an international student’s tuition fees and living expenses, is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. In 2021, it will sponsor more than 1,500 students applying to UK universities to study full-time courses at the postgraduate level in any subject.
It provides a waiver of full fee on research degrees, full-time or part-time. The same is open to home, EU and international applicants.
Must have achieved a first-class honours degree and a distinction at taught Master’s
OR Must have been recommended based on your Masters by research by academic school and supervisor. Also should have graduated from the University of Huddersfield in the last three years. Those graduating in the current academic year may also apply.
Must have undertaken research on a full or part-time basis.
Research degrees refer to awards including Doctor of Education (EdD), PhD, Doctor of Enterprise (EntD), Doctor of Public Administration (DPA), Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Master of Science by Research, Master of Arts by Research, and Master of Enterprise.
Research Start Date
Application Last Date
02 July 2020
23 October 2020
29 January 2021
04 June 2021
University of Huddersfield
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