University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

Excellence in teaching


of University of Huddersfield students

have the opportunity to undertake professional work experience during their studies.

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. The University of Huddersfield ranks joint first in England for the proportion of professionally qualified teaching staff by HESA, 2020. 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 2018. 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 Huddersfield students to the 90% graduate employment rate (QS World University Rankings, 2018). Here, you will gain the education, experience and support you need to succeed.

An international student enjoys the scenic view of Huddersfield from the Oastler Building.

"The teaching style is really different from my country. Teachers make sure the students understand every single thing. They start with the basics and slowly go to a higher level and teach in a very supportive way."

Hamza from Pakistan
Studied International Foundation Year in Business and Law, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Marketing, Transport and Logistics

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