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    University of Huddersfield

    Why choose the University of Huddersfield?



    Career-focused degrees prepare students for a great future

    As one of the top providers of work placement courses in the UK (Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2013/14), Huddersfield has a strong reputation for helping students succeed in their chosen careers.

    The University offers professional work placements with most of its degree courses and has a practical approach to learning and teaching.

    Students at the University of Huddersfield can access the Careers and Employability Service for advice, workshops, CV checks and interview techniques. The service also has specialist advisers for international students.


    Pre-Sessional English (PSP)

    • Our Pre-Sessional English Programmes (PSP) will help you develop your English language and study skills for your chosen degree programme for the September 2021 and January 2022 intakes.
    • You will study these programmes completely online from your home country before starting your degree programme.
    • To deliver these programmes fully online, we will use our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Every year our 20,000 students use this to support their studies. It is based around Brightspace and Zoom software. So you will need to make sure you have a good internet connection to complete your studies.
    • PSP Courses run between 6 and 12 weeks, depending on your current level of English. You would need to demonstrate this using one of the tests in the table below.
    • To study one of our Pre-Sessional Programmes in your home country, you will require one of the following qualifications.
    English Language Qualification Levels


    University of Huddersfield English Test
    Cambridge Languaskill
    CET 4
    CET 6
    Cambridge ESOL
    Password Knowledge Test
    1 Term (12 Weeks)4.5354.56515045040030FCE Grade C4.5
    8 Weeks5455.07516036FCE Grade BGrade E5.0
    6 Weeks5.5605.58517042FCE Grade A

    International Study Centre programmes:

    • International Foundation Year
    • International Year One
    • Pre-Master’s
    • English Language Preparation/Pre-sessional English


    “The University works with major companies. They really help students to present a good CV, and they also give you personal training. Many companies happily accept students from Huddersfield.” – Turki from Qatar Studied International Year One – Engineering.



    • Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (Teaching Excellence Framework, 2017)
    • QS 5 Stars for Employability (QS World University Rankings 2018)


    Location – Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH UK


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