Studying for a research degree at Huddersfield is extremely rewarding. We’ve created an enviable research community with over 750 postgraduate research students. Our academic staff have some of the strongest backgrounds in their specialist fields in the world and we are recognised as a centre of innovation, research and development.
The University is committed to the highest standards of fundamental and applied research and has set a strategy of substantial growth in its research profile and outputs. We are passionate about research and our facilities and supervision provide the most stimulating environment possible for postgraduate researchers.
There is a carefully formulated strategy to ensure substantial growth in the fields of both fundamental and applied research and a determination that the University’s profile and outputs in these fields show a continual upward trajectory across all research areas.
We had a strong showing in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), the national, independent review of research quality in higher education institutions. It’s further evidence that our ambitious targets are being met, and in many cases exceeded.
If you’ve decided on a research career and are considering the first step of a Master’s or Doctoral level research degree, you’ll find the University of Huddersfield, with its vibrant research environment, attractive, modern campus and leading edge facilities, is something extra special.