Our School of global significance where research and teaching excellence meet creative practice, is award winning, professionally accredited and research intensive. It is not just a place where you come to study, it is a community of creativity.

Coming to study art, design or architecture at the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Huddersfield is much more than a checklist to a qualification, it provides you with the unique opportunity to grow, develop, inspire and succeed.

Subject areas


Architecture and the Built Environment

We have a long history of architectural education, since the school of Architecture was first established by Norman Culley in 1921.


Art and Design

The area of Art and Design's approach builds on the potential for contemporary, experimental, commercial and trans-disciplinary practices.


Fashion and Textiles

The Department of Fashion and Textiles aims to be recognized as a global area of excellence in fashion/textile teaching and learning, technology, innovation and research.

The Barbara Hepworth Building

Welcome to the new Barbara Hepworth Building situated on Queen Street South in Huddersfield.

A beacon of innovation, the open studio environment empowers students through the co-location of disciplines with the same learning spaces.