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Continuing your studies

Stay at Huddersfield for further study and join our postgraduate community of 4,300 students and researchers.

If you’re considering postgraduate study, then our extensive range of courses and research topics allows you to specialise in an area you’ve not studied previously or expand your knowledge in a subject you're already passionate about. A postgraduate qualification will allow you to stand out from the crowd with specialist knowledge, expertise and skills, or even allow you to change career direction completely.

Help with funding your studies

We offer continuing Huddersfield graduates some great benefits, in addition to the Government loans now available to help cover the cost of studying and living.

If you decide to continue your studies at Huddersfield, our graduates can take advantage of our 10% alumni discount on tuition fees for taught postgraduate courses to help you achieve your ambitions.

Enhance your career

Gaining a postgraduate qualification is an excellent way to enhance your employability by gaining specialist knowledge and expertise. Many of our courses have links to professional bodies so you can be sure that you are developing skills that are valued by employers. Plus:

  • 98.4% of our postgraduate students go on to work and/or further study within fifteen months of graduating (HESA, 2018/19 Graduate Outcomes*)
  • £30.4K is the average starting salary of our postgraduate students fifteen months after graduating (HESA, 2018/19 Graduate Outcomes*)
  • You’ll have access to our Careers and Employability Service not just whilst you’re here, but throughout your working life.

Teaching Excellence

Stay at Huddersfield to deepen your knowledge and broaden your experience; you’ll benefit from research informed teaching delivered by staff at the forefront of their field.

  • Our staff rank in the top three in England for the proportion who hold doctorates, who have higher degrees, and hold teaching qualifications (HESA 2022). 
  • We won the first Global Teaching Excellence Award, recognising the University’s commitment to world-class teaching and its success in developing students as independent learners and critical thinkers (HEA, 2017).

Flexible study options

We offer part-time, full-time and some distance learning options for postgraduate study, helping you fit studies around your lifestyle.

Next steps

If you’re interested in progressing your current field of study, then we recommend that you speak to your course tutor about further study options – they’re always happy to help. You can explore your taught Master's progression options by using the 'Explore our programmes' search facility below.