The University’s normal entry criteria apply to all international students. For details of country-specific entry requirements please visit your home country page on our website.
English language requirements for any degree
The University has formal requirements for all applicants. These are normally English Language qualifications which we recognise as meeting our entry criteria. Requirements may vary between programmes, and you are advised to check these carefully when going through course listings.
The following table sets out the main qualifications we recognise and the levels that are normally required for admission. It is intended as general guidance only - the offer of a place, if it includes an English Language condition, will specify the level of English that you are required to meet.
The University of Huddersfield is pleased to accept a Pass in all four elements at the Proficiency Level of the Ascentis Anglia ESOL Language qualification as meeting the University’s English Language requirements for students from the EU.
Must have completed the Diploma with English at Higher Level
Applicants from any of the following Majority English Speaking Countries (MESCs) will normally be considered to have met our English requirements:
Antigua and Barbuda
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
United States of America
Please note that we will not normally waive the English Language requirement for speakers of other languages who have completed a programme of study taught in English in their home countries.
Meet an official representative for your country
"Hello my name is Peter Chen and I am a graduate from the University of Huddersfield. I am now the official representative for the University in China. My knowledge and experience of studying in the UK and especially Huddersfield will be shared with you and I will be happy to help you with any matter regarding studying at the University.
"I studied a BEd and M.A. at the University of Huddersfield and would highly recommend choosing Huddersfield as your destination of study in the UK."
Peter Chen Director of China Representative Centre and President of Alumni
Undergraduate courses A High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum of 65% in five subjects at Grade 12 in most provinces is generally considered acceptable. From the Ontario Secondary School Diploma we would ask for a minimum Advanced level with six grade 12 courses.
Master's courses A Bachelor degree (Honours) / Baccalaureat de type Honours is required. A minimum of 2.3 on a 4 Point GPA or a 5.2 on a 9 Point GPA is required for most masters courses. A small number of our masters courses require 3.2 on a 4 point GPA or 7.2 on a 9 point GPA.
Please note all applicants are considered individually and there may be alternative qualifications that are acceptable.
If you do not meet the entry requirements you can consider completing a degree preparation programme at the University's International Study Centre (ISC) or you can call the ISC on +44 (0) 1273 339333 to discuss your options. You can also complete the online application form or to ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers.