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University of Huddersfield


The University of Huddersfield’s history goes back to 1841 when it was founded as the Young Men’s Mental Improvement Society. In 1896, it became a technical college and in 19770, it was merged with the Oastler College of Education, making it Huddersfield Polytechnic. It wasn’t until 1992 that they gained university status and became University of Huddersfield. They are based in the Huddersfield region of West Yorkshire.  

Their primary campus sits in the southeast of the heart of Huddersfield town and is known as Queensgate Campus. Currently, the university has students from more than 130 different countries. They have seven academic schools which provide recreational and educational facilities to the students. Their programs cover subject matter such as architecture, design, computer science, engineering, education, business, health, science, music, media, and more. Their Students’ Union has more than 100 societies and clubs.  

Postgraduate Programs They Run 

The University of Huddersfield offers a wide range of postgraduate programs spanning topics such as finance, care, health, management, science, animation, design, artificial intelligence, economics, and more. Some of the accreditations their postgraduate programs offer include Master of Science (MSc), Master of Art (MA), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert), and more. Their postgraduate courses can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.  

Admissions Process 

Those hoping to study full-time undergraduate courses at the University of Huddersfield will have to make their applications via the UCAS. To do this, visit the UCAS website and fill out your personal details. When doing so, be sure to include the correct institution and course codes. After you have submitted your application, the admissions team will review it and contact you regarding whether they would like to offer you a place on the course.  

Postgraduate and part-time undergraduate applicants can apply directly on the University of Huddersfield website. Simply visit the page of your chosen course and press apply now. Then, begin filling in your application. Before applying, ensure you meet all the entry requirements of the course. Once you have filled in the application in its entirety, you can submit it. The admissions team will then review it and contact you in the following weeks.  


The University of Huddersfield has excellent accommodation options for students. Room sizes and prices vary depending on the property. Most of the properties are shared between 5 and 8 students. You will have either a standard or an en-suite bedroom with a shared kitchen and living space. The rooms usually contain a single or double bed, a study area with a desk and chair, a wardrobe, and some shelves for storage. The accommodation is usually a short walk away from the campus and is nearby necessary local amenities as well as being in close proximity to restaurants, gyms, and pubs. You can book accommodation on the University of Huddersfield website.  

Scholarships and Financial Support 

The University of Huddersfield provides numerous scholarships for undergraduate, postgraduate, and international students. These scholarships include the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships, the Chevening Scholarships, Marshall Scholarships, South East Asia Scholarships, and more. You can find more information regarding the entry requirements and how to apply on the University of Huddersfield website.  

Contact Info 

For general enquiries, call +44 (0)1484 472625 or email  

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