International Study Centre

First in the country for National Teaching Fellowships,

which mark the UK’s best lecturers in Higher Education, winning a total of 22 since 2008 (2023 data).

In the UK top 20 for placement years in industry

(HESA Student Record 2021/22).

Named the 'Most Improved University in the UK'

by QS World University Rankings 2025.

Programmes at the University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

Prepare for your degree at the University of Huddersfield with one of our specialist pathway programmes for international students, taught at the International Study Centre on campus.

International Foundation Year

A two-semester programme preparing you for the first year of an undergraduate degree.

International Year One

A two-semester programme preparing your for the second year of an undergraduate degree.

Pre-Master's Programme

Prepare for a Master’s degree with our fast-track 12-week Pre-Master’s programme.

English Language Preparation

Improve your English language level before you start your academic pathway course with our English Language Preparation courses.

92% of students who completed their programme at the International Study Centre and achieved the required progression grades were offered a place at the University of Huddersfield in 2023.

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Omar from Egypt

"I did a foundation year, it was a really good transition between high school and university. It gave me the skills to write an academic paper, obviously improved my English, as well as referencing. It helped me start university really strong."

Omar from Egypt

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A TEF gold-rated University

The University of Huddersfield is rated gold for overall, student experience and student outcomes (Teaching Excellence Framework 2023)

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