International Study Centre

Work Placements

The University of Huddersfield is one of the top 20 universities in the UK for work placements (HESA Student Record, 2020/21)

Prepare for your future career

About the University

100% of students at the University of Huddersfield have the opportunity to undertake professional work experience during their studies.

Why choose Huddersfield?

Top for teaching

Triple proof of teaching excellence; University of Huddersfield's staff rank in the top 3 in England for the proportion who hold doctorates, who have higher degrees, and hold teaching qualifications (HESA 2022).

Teaching excellence

Get ready to study with us

Thinking about starting a course with us? Find out more about preparing to study at the International Study Centre.

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.

Study options

Find out about joining us on campus, blended learning and safety measures.

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.


A one-semester programme preparing you for your chosen postgraduate degree at Huddersfield.

89% 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 2022.

Discover our programmes

"The biggest surprise is that I didn’t expect to get a lot of opportunities. I ended up doing a placement in different countries, I did four in one year! I didn’t expect myself to be as involved as I was, but the environment pushed me to do more for myself."

Yasmeen from Bahrain

Studied International Foundation Year in Business, Law and Social Studies

Graduated with Advertising and Marketing Communications BA(Hons)