The Department offers a range of Allied Health Professional and Sport and Exercise Science courses. 

The applied nature of the courses and the range of placement opportunities prepares students for work in a variety of healthcare and sport/exercise related disciplines.

The innovative research conducted within the department is designed to improve healthcare provision and enhance athletic performance

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Our departments draw on the expertise of staff with national and international reputations for their research, teaching and professional engagement.


We offer courses at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level. Teaching at Huddersfield is officially rated Gold under the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

Research Centres within the Department of Chemical Sciences

Biorefinery Engineering and Bioprocessing Research

The Biorefinery Engineering and Bioprocessing Research Centre has two main themes: bioprocess technologies (e.g. fermentation, extraction), and biorefinery integration.

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