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University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield won the first Global Teaching Excellence Award in 2017, awarded by the Higher Education Academy. The GTEA is awarded in recognition of institution-wide approaches to teaching excellence, and for its outstanding educators who provide inspirational teaching.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,100 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 44%
  • Part Time 56%

Domicile

  • UK 80%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 16%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 105 950 1055
Nursing 35 515 545
Business & Management Studies 155 375 530
Social Work 30 305 335
Psychology 95 100 195
Architecture 40 150 190
Mechanical Engineering 125 40 165
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 25 90 115
Art & Design 60 55 115
Librarianship & Information Management 50 25 75
Accounting & Finance 0 70 70
Music 60 0 60
Marketing 0 60 60
Law 10 45 55
Chemistry 30 20 50
History 45 5 45
Linguistics 25 10 40
Biological Sciences 30 5 35
Forensic Science 5 25 30
Economics 10 15 30
Sociology 25 0 25
Computer Science 0 20 20
English 15 5 20
Materials Technology 0 20 20
General Engineering 0 20 20
Food Science 5 15 15
Physics & Astronomy 15 5 15
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 15 0 15
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 10 10 15
Communication & Media Studies 15 0 15
Social Policy 10 5 15
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 10 10
Chemical Engineering 5 5 10
Building 0 5 5
Politics 5 0 5
Creative Writing 5 0 5
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 5 5
Physiotherapy 5 0 5
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,500
Mixed 7,500
Laboratory 7,500
Clinical 7,500
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

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.