University of Huddersfield

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About the institution

The University of Huddersfield began in 1825 as the Huddersfield Scientific and Mechanic Institute. Its campus is situated in Huddersfield city centre and students can take advantage of being both close to town and to areas of natural beauty such as the Peak District and the Yorkshire Dales. The hub of the campus is Student Central, which opened in 2014 and is home to the student union. The university lists among its achievements being named the 2013 Times Higher Education University of the Year.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
19,175
Male UG students: 
44%
Female UG students: 
56%
Full-time students: 
88%
Under 21 on entry: 
68%
International: 
12%
Undergraduate: 
78%
Student-staff ratio: 
18.1
Average UCAS tariff: 
332.7

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 19%
2.1: 43%
2.2: 27%
Pass: 8%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

91%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
56%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
18,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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