Where can I study?
Huddersfield is home to one university: the University of Huddersfield, which provides places of study to over 19,000 students. The university is organised into seven academic schools: School of Applied Sciences, School of Art, Design and Architecture, School of Computing and Engineering, School of Education and Professional Development, School of Business, School of Human and Health Sciences and the School of Music, Humanities and Media.
The University of Huddersfield has a main campus, Queensgate Campus, which can be found southeast of Huddersfield’s town centre. The campus has seen over £1 million of recent investments including a Student Centre, which enables students to access a range of study support services. The Student’s Union was opened in 2005 and offers a range of social and leisure facilities. In 2008, a Creative Arts building was completed. The building is home to a recital hall, an electro-acoustic research studio, art and design studios and live recording facilities. Huddersfield University enjoys a strong reputation across several fields. In 2012, The Complete University Guide placed the university 58th in the national league tables.
Part of the University of Huddersfield is located on the Oldham Campus in Greater Manchester. The campus opened in 2005 and offers a range of full and part-time courses at degree level. The university also has a campus in Barnsley in South Yorkshire. The Barnsley Campus caters for students studying subjects such as music, art and design, and journalism.