University of Huddersfield
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Welcome to University of Huddersfield
A growing centre of research and excellence, the University of Huddersfield has been consistently rated highly for student satsifaction, teaching standards, and assessment. With an impressive record for graduate employment, Huddersfield is the perfect place to start your career, with the opportunity to network with 23,000 people from all walks of life.
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Courses and fees
The University has seven academic schools, offering a wide range of subjects.
- Applied Sciences - The department of Chemical & Biological Sciences, including Nutrition and Pharmacy.
- Art, Design & Architecture - Includes Animation, Illustration, Construction, Fashion Design, Contemporary Art, and more.
- Business - Includes Accountancy, Events and Hospital Management, Logistics, and Law.
- Computing & Engineering - This school contains two departments, with the Department of Informatics containing computing courses and the Department of Engineering & Technology containing courses on engineering and music technology.
- Education & Professional Development - This department covers several different teaching courses.
- Human & Health Services - Including Criminology, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Midwifery, Politics, Sociology, Public Health, Sports, and more.
- Music, Humanities, and Media - Including Drama, English Literature, History, Languages, Media, and more.
For a full list of courses available, please consult the universities website.
Tuition fees and Funding
UK and EU students pay £9,000 per year of study for an undergraduate courses. For International students, the majority of courses are priced at £12,500 a year, and unlike many other institutions Huddersfield guarantees these fees will not rise after your first year.
UK & EU postgraduate study, fees start at £4,950. International student fees start at £12,500, again, depending on the course.
For a full breakdown of tuition fees, please consult the universities website.
In terms of funding, UK undergraduates are eligible for the Huddersfield Scholarship, of £1,000 for your first year of study. For International students, there are several scholarships offered by the university and third parties. For a full breakdown and terms and conditions, please consult the universities website.
Living in Yorkshire has many advantages for students, with a lower cost of living, a diverse student population, and more relaxed environment. Huddersfield is still a cosmopolitan city, and has its fair share of bars, clubs, pubs and shops for entertainment purposes, as well as rail links to Manchester, Liverpool and beyond. There's also the Peak District nearby, if that's more your thing!
Library and IT Services
The Library is open 24/7, with a wide range of books, AV materials, and electronic resources available to students. The IT facilities are available in the library and throughout the University, with wifi available everywhere, as well as the Huddersfield App which can locate a free desktop computer on campus for you, among other things.
Medical & Welfare Services
Both the University and the SU offer counselling and welfare services to students who are struggling. There is financial assistance available, as well as a university health centre with services exclusive to students and staff.
The University of Huddersfield has two halls of accommodation for students.
Storthes Hall Park
A dedicated building for first year students, with a total of 1,386 en suite rooms in a variety of configurations. All rooms have wifi, and 12mb fibre optic broadband, and fully kitted out kitchens.
Offering the best of both worlds when it comes to accommodation, Ashenhurst mixes the independence of rented accommodation whilst still being under purview of the university, so no dodgy landlords or exorbitant rent and bills. Located in lovely parkland, BBQ's and kickabouts are common on the grounds, whilst broadband and common kitchen living areas mean you can still hang out if the weather's poor. This accommodation is offered to everyone, from first years to postgraduates.
For more information on rents and availability, please consult the university website.
Open days offer a chance to experience everything available to students at Huddersfield. Days consist of talks about the university, subjects, finance and UCAS, concerts from music students, and tours of campus and accommodation by current students. For more information, and to book, please consult the universities website.
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