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The University of Huddersfield has been recognised as a gold-rated university by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). It is the UK's leading university for the receipt of National Teaching Fellowships for the past ten years, and the first and only UK university where 100% of permanent teaching staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy, or progressing toward that achievement.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,082 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 49%
  • Part Time 51%

Domicile

  • UK 77%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 19%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 105 880 985
Business & Management Studies 165 445 610
Nursing 25 455 480
Social Work 25 215 240
Psychology 100 120 215
Architecture 30 125 155
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 35 110 150
Mechanical Engineering 120 25 145
Art & Design 75 45 120
Accounting & Finance 0 90 90
Other 30 60 90
Librarianship & Information Management 60 20 85
Marketing 0 80 80
Music 65 5 70
Biological Sciences 50 15 65
Chemistry 35 15 50
History 45 0 45
Linguistics 25 20 45
Law 15 25 40
Sociology 40 0 40
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 15 20 35
Economics 10 20 30
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 25 0 25
General Engineering 0 25 25
English 20 0 20
Communication & Media Studies 20 0 20
Food Science 5 15 20
Forensic Science 5 15 20
Computer Science 0 15 15
Materials Technology 0 15 15
Social Policy 10 5 15
Physics & Astronomy 10 0 10
Creative Writing 10 0 10
Chemical Engineering 5 5 10
Politics 10 0 10
Building 0 5 5
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 5 5
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 5 5
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 5 5
Physiotherapy 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for up-to-date information.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Storthes Hall Park Student Village and Ashenhurst Student Houses are the university’s preferred, recommended and approved student accommodation, privately owned and operated by DIGS Student. DIGS guarantees to find students a place in student accommodation.
  • Huddersfield Students' Union runs HudLets, a free accommodation service for prospective and current students, which provides support and impartial advice about housing options.