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Teaching excellence

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A top university for teaching

Receiving a great education starts with excellent teachers. Studying at a university with high teaching standards is integral to your education. The University of Huddersfield is one of the leading universities for teaching excellence, and boasts one of the best teaching experiences in the UK. You will learn from respected academic staff, encouraging you to become an engaged, independent learner, ready to enter the world of work.

Fellows of the Higher Education Academy

Learn in one of the best academic environments, where excellent teaching guides your education. Huddersfield was the first and are the only university in the UK where 100% of permanent teaching staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy. This national organisation identifies expertise where staff demonstrate a personal commitment to impactful learning. You will learn from some of the best, supporting you to be the best.

Award-winning teaching

Teaching standards are high at Huddersfield. In 2017, the University won the first Global Teaching Excellence Award by the Higher Education Academy. The award recognises the University’s world-class teaching and overall success in developing students as independent learners and critical thinkers. Your teachers at Huddersfield are prepared to help ambitious students like you define your goals and achieve success in your education and your career development.

Top quality

Universities in the UK are part of a high quality education system, where you will receive support from leading academics. Triple proof of teaching excellence; the 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). 

Supported by modern facilities, including an extensive library, you will gain a top education and achieve a recognised degree.

Expert education

The University was rated five stars for teaching in the QS World University Rankings in 2021. Professors here are experts in their fields, with over 100 professors engaging in leading research and academic publications. During your degree study, you may have the opportunity to join research projects, gaining practical experience to prepare for your future. It is this practical experience and expert education that enhances your career development and employability, and supports 96.8% of University of Huddersfield undergraduate students go on to work and/or further study within fifteen months of graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 2018/19). Here, you will gain the education, experience and support you need to succeed.