University of Huddersfield Logo

courses page header

 

Studying with us offers you the opportunity to engage in an inspiring cross-disciplinary environment, benefitting from high quality teaching and learning practices and access to industry-leading facilities.

We are deeply engaged with professional practice and you will benefit from high profile, world-leading input into your course; supplemented by 'live' projects, industry placements and internships. We provide an ideas-led approach to creative risk, exploration, questioning, entrepreneurship and collaboration towards the pursuit of the most innovative and creative work.

Below you will find information on our undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses. We also provide postgraduate research degrees.

You can view the following brochures online:

Undergraduate
Architecture and the Built Environment Undergraduate Guide (1.6MB)
Art and Design Undergraduate Guide (2MB)
Fashion and Textiles Undergraduate Guide (2MB)

Postgraduate
Architecture and the Built Environment Postgraduate Guide(4.2MB)
Art and Design Postgraduate Guide (2.7MB)

Advanced Architectural Design MA

00007398

Course Info

The aim of this course is to address the needs of those looking for a strong foundation of traditional design knowledge and skills, addressing contemporary issues of architectural design and construction. The course focuses on providing students with the competencies necessary for successful architectural design. It encompasses advanced issues of design problem solving including aesthetics, sustainability, urban design, briefing development, design information management, the use of technology to support design development, and support for clients to ensure the successful delivery of benefits.

Non-RIBA validated

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full-time – September start Part-time option also available

Advanced Project Management in Construction MSc

00007397

Course Info

This course focuses on developing and applying advanced project management strategies needed to plan, organise and co-ordinate the integrated delivery of complex projects in evolving global environments. This course is aimed at industry professionals seeking to acquire such advanced, strategic level skills as project managers in the global construction industry who are wishing to progress towards managerial positions. To take up such roles you would need to be able to apply knowledge to optimise and solve complex issues in a very dynamic industry, with a clear understanding of business implications.

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full-time – September start Part-time option also available

Animation BA(Hons)

00006945

Course Info

This course is designed for creative students who have ambitions of creating original visual material for film, television, advertising and independent production houses. In addition to creating animated short films, you'll be encouraged to explore and create 2D, 3D and 4D digital content for a range of platforms, environments and devices. You'll have the opportunity to do this using our professional industry-standard software and hardware, as well as niche and bespoke devices, in a studio where the culture is driven by visual and technical innovation.

 

Read more >

UCAS code:
WW26

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Architectural Technology BSc(Hons)

00000209

Course Info

This course is designed to give you a thorough understanding of construction techniques and architectural detailing. The aim is for you to be able to apply your expertise in architectural technologies to the design of cost-efficient and sustainable buildings. So you'll have the opportunity to develop your creativity while understanding the materials, components, structural systems and environments behind the world's best buildings.

Read more >

UCAS code:
GK41

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Architecture / Architecture (International) (RIBA Part 1) BA(Hons)

00000309

Course Info

This course offers you a distinctive approach to the subject of architecture based upon the exploration of places and cultures around the world. You'll have the opportunity to explore different cultural regions and design your own innovative, beautiful, humane and sustainable architecture in response. There are two strands to the course, Architecture and Architecture (International). Both will give you an opportunity to explore the complex regional, cultural, ethical and environmental issues that will underpin your development as an architect.

This course is validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and recognised by the Architects Registration Board of the UK (ARB).

Read more >

UCAS code:
K100

Duration:
3 years full-time

Architecture / Architecture (International) (RIBA Part 2) Master of

00006719

Course Info

uccessful completion of this course provides ARB / RIBA Part 1 graduates with exemption from ARB/RIBA Part 2.

The course is design centred and asks you to explore issues of critical regionalism and tectonic expression in relation to your own developing theoretical position. You will be expected to develop a high degree of sensitivity to the context within which design work is undertaken in geographical, cultural, social and technical terms. All design projects explore applications of sustainability and encourage a wide and plural outlook appropriate for both developed and developing countries.

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
The course is of three years duration with direct entry available to Year 2. Year 1 is a ‘practical training' year (commonly referred-to as the ‘Year Out') normally undertaken by Part 1 graduates as part of the practical training requirements for Registration as an Architect in the UK. For further information about entry to Year 1, please contact our Part 2 Admissions Tutor (architectureand3d@hud.ac.uk). Applicants who have already completed a satisfactory period of professional training may be considered for direct entry to Year 2 of the course and undertake 2 years full-time study, starting in September.

Construction Project Management BSc(Hons)

Lean Construction

Course Info

Construction project managers play a key role in ensuring the effective translation of building design into completed projects. This involves the co-ordination of various professions and trades including clients, users, designers and contractors to ensure successful project outcomes, considering project complexity as well as time and cost constraints. This course will help you to develop skills that can lead to a successful career in the construction industry. You'll be supported in developing your understanding of the diverse stages of construction projects, from the development of the client's brief through to design, procurement, construction and operations, and maintenance of built assets.

Read more >

UCAS code:
K220

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Contemporary Art and Illustration BA(Hons)

00006824

Course Info

This course lets you test your creativity within a lively studio environment. With a focus on the role of the visual in modern society, you can work across a wide range of media including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, moving-image, digital processes and photography. In the first year you’ll have the opportunity to experiment with concepts and materials, forming a basis from which you be able to go on to develop according to your individual strengths in the second and final years. You’ll have the chance to learn from teaching staff who have a wealth of experience in fine art and illustration, plus well-known guest speakers and professionals.

 

stat4 from Laura Craig on Vimeo.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W1W0

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years sandwich

Contemporary Art BA(Hons)

00006282

Course Info

On this course you'll have the opportunity to focus on current fine art practices in all its forms, from painting and sculpture through to performance and the moving image. Within a stimulating and inspiring studio environment, you'll be encouraged to work collaboratively and individually to find original creative expression. We'll support you if you wish to take on more complex or ambitious forms and ideas within your work. The aim is to enable you to become a creative practitioner with a good range of transferable skills. We put emphasis on achieving focus, resolution, independence and professional handling/presentation through your studio practice.

 

stat4 from Laura Craig on Vimeo.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W900

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Costume with Textiles BA(Hons)

00004996

Course Info

This course aims to offer a fresh and original approach to costume design through combining textiles and construction. You'll have the opportunity to learn how to analyse text, music and character and develop individual concepts for costume designs. Through exploration of a variety of techniques and processes you'll be supported in developing a range of key skills in research, critical reflection, design development, illustration, textile experimentation and costume construction. You'll be encouraged to take risks, to question and challenge your work and to develop an individual identity.

Costume Show 2013 Trailer from ADA Huddersfield on Vimeo.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W4W2

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Creative Pattern Cutting MA

Course Info

Our MA in Creative Pattern Cutting aims to combine advanced creative, aesthetic and technical design skills. You'll normally have a degree in a related subject (fashion design practices) or may be seeking to develop fresh approaches to your professional practice. This course is suited to applicants who wish to develop a future career within the industry or who wish to advance their existing skills in this area. A portfolio of work or ideas is required for subject entry.

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full-time - September start

Design Integration and Building Information Modelling (BIM) MSc

00007403

Course Info

Strategic design integration and effective Building Information Modelling skills are highly sought after in the construction industry worldwide. Building Information Modelling enables integration and efficiency in projects throughout design, construction and operations, supporting the delivery of lifecycle benefits for clients and users. The adoption of BIM technologies coupled with Lean processes has been seen as the way forward for the improvement of the construction industry and the achievement of more sustainable project outcomes.

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full-time – September start Part-time option also available

Digital Media MA

00001322

Course Info

Our lives, now more than ever, inhabit the digital world. Most day-to-day activities are mediated through online platforms and processes, whether through dealing with big data through new modes of visualisation, having new user-digital-experiences, or encountering digital visual effects in animation, photography, motion design and online advertising. Digital media represents an embedded set of practices within the creative and cultural industries and looks set to evolve and expand in innovative ways in the future. Our MA in Digital Media offers continuing or recent graduates from creative design subjects with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge, creative skills and employment prospects.

Another Reality - An Augmented Reality concept animation from Stephen Hibbert on Vimeo.

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full time – September start

Fashion and Textile Buying Management BA(Hons)

00006058

Course Info

This course allows you to develop both your business skills and your understanding of the dynamic and global fashion and textile industry. The industry offers diverse opportunities and this course provides you with the chance to develop a broad range of skills that will help you to become a confident professional. Examples of roles for fashion professionals are buyer, merchandiser, product developer, visual merchandiser, trend forecaster, garment sourcer or technologist, as well as fashion marketing and retail management positions.

This course is accredited by the Textile Institute, a worldwide organisation for textiles, clothing and footwear.

 

Helen Elvin from ADA Huddersfield on Vimeo.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W231

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Fashion Communication and Promotion BA(Hons)

00000472

Course Info

This course encapsulates the marriage between the creative and commercial aspects of fashion. It focuses on the role of digital and print media, PR, marketing and promotion in the creation, communication and consumption of fashion products and brands. You'll have the opportunity to complete an exciting range of innovative and industry-focused projects designed to develop your communication and promotion skills, challenging you to apply them to the dynamic and rewarding British and international fashion industry.

Read more >

UCAS code:
WP22

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Fashion Design (Fashion Design with Textiles) BA(Hons)

00000841

Course Info

On this course you'll have the chance to focus on designing and making fashion garments, and developing creative textile ideas for fashion such as printing, dyeing, embroidery, laser-cutting and fabric embellishment. We aim to provide you with a stimulating environment in which you can develop your aesthetic, intellectual and multi-disciplinary skills, which are needed for many roles in the dynamic and global fashion and textiles industry.

 

Read more >

UCAS code:
W239

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Fashion Design (Fashion Design with Marketing and Production) BA(Hons)

00000453

Course Info

This course aims to create innovative and creative fashion designers with the practical and technical ability to achieve success. You'll have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive portfolio of skills, representing your abilities in creative design, evocative illustration, range building and garment manufacture. This will be complemented by the chance to develop an in-depth understanding of production (computerised pattern cutting and mass production) and marketing (brand creation and promotion). This course is one of a small number of fashion design degrees in the UK that is accredited by Creative Skillset.

 

Read more >

UCAS code:
W2N5

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Fashion Textile Practices MA

00007050

Course Info

The MA in Fashion Textile Practices aims to cover a vastly changing environment. As a broad subject area this course allows you to explore a varied range of fashion and textile directions. It offers continuing or recent graduates opportunities to enhance their knowledge, skills, creativity and employment prospects, through imaginative enquiry into different fashion, textile and surface platforms and processes. Our MA in Fashion Textile Practices aims to combine advanced creative, aesthetic and technical design skills.

Student Blogs:
Ealish Walmsley-Jones
Ruth Clare
Frankiee Lockett Richardson

 

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full time – September start

Graphic Design and Animation BA(Hons)

00006728

Course Info

Combining graphic design with animation, this course acts as a creative hub for developing aspiring graphic artists and motion designers. You'll have the opportunity to work in a lively studio environment, where you'll explore modern techniques in visual, time-based, interactive and networked media. As well as working with the latest digital media, where the skills in graphic design and animation overlap, you'll have opportunities to work with a range of contemporary media and materials. You'll work closely together with students across the Animation and Graphic Design courses to echo developments and convergence within digital design agencies and studios.

 

Read more >

UCAS code:
W610

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Graphic Design BA(Hons)

00000443

Course Info

Skilled graphic designers are sought after for their ability to make stimulating visuals for a wide range of uses, from advertisements and websites to branding and more. Based in inspiring studio spaces in the flagship Creative Arts Building, you'll be able to develop to your own individual strengths. You'll be encouraged to be creative, through experimentation within an inspiring learning environment, using industry-standard graphic design facilities. You'll have the opportunity to benefit from the staff team's wealth of professional and industry experience, and impressive national and international networks.

 

Graphic Design from ADA Huddersfield on Vimeo.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W216

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Graphic Design MA

00007049

Course Info

Graphic Design is a sophisticated mode of communication in the twenty-first century. Consumers access ideas through the visual language of graphic forms and their experiences are shaped by the relations we, as designers, create between form and image. Graphic Design is made up of many different processes and inhabits a multitude of contexts. In the design of information graphics for different commercial and artistic platforms the world of the graphic designer occupies both physical and digital arenas.

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full time – September start

Illustration BA(Hons)

00006283

Course Info

Contemporary illustration is a key element in the field of visual communication, and a skilled illustrator could establish a career that crosses many creative disciplines. Our approach to illustration is wide-ranging and experimental, and focuses on your individuality as a learner-practitioner. The course allows you to develop as an image-maker across a wide range of media, and to appreciate the cultural and social value of contemporary images.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W221

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Interior Design BA(Hons)

00000450

Course Info

Interior Design transforms ideas into experiences. It explores the spaces in which we shop, drink, eat, sleep and work, asking you to question the functional and aesthetic potential of our interior environments. This is a creative, explorative and engaging course, which asks you to push the boundaries of current design thinking to create new experiences and relationships between people, places and spaces.

 

Student profile - Kyle Tetley, Interior Design from ADA Huddersfield on Vimeo.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W250

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

International Fashion Design Management MA

00006414

Course Info

Our Master's in International Fashion Design Management offers continuing or recent graduates from either creative of fashion business degree courses an opportunity to enhance their knowledge, skills and employment prospects, or to move into the fashion sector in roles such as buying, retail management or branding. Our course aims to combine subject specialist knowledge with creative and collaborative marketing and management skills.

 

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full time – September start

Photography BA(Hons)

00001046

Course Info

This course is designed for aspiring photographers with a creative eye, who want to enhance their practical skills and professional approach. Not only will you have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the role of a photographer in modern cultures and commercial practices, you'll also explore historical photography, as well as theory and genres.

The course is approved by the British Institute of Professional Photography. For further information visit: www.bipp.com

 

Read more >

UCAS code:
W640

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Product Design BA / BSc(Hons)

00000300

Course Info

This course aims to help you to become an enterprising professional designer, capable of realising the value of your creative design ideas. You'll have the opportunity to develop the technical know-how to identify problems, develop ideas both physically and digitally and produce finalised, commercially aware designs for mass production. The signature of this course is its strong emphasis on commercial product design, based on our long-established industry links which result in valuable exposure to real design challenges set by businesses or design organisations.

 

Interview with Callum Wright, Product Design BSc(Hons) from ADA Huddersfield on Vimeo.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W242

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Professional Practice and Management in Architecture (RIBA Part 3) PgCert

00006720

Course Info

The application of skill and knowledge at a professional level in the practice of architecture, in today's society, forms the central focus of the course. At the final stage in qualification as an architect you will be able to examine your obligations and responsibilities, and demonstrate your competence, professional awareness, knowledge and ability in the contexts of architectural practice, the management of architecture, the management of construction, the procurement of buildings, architectural practice management and building legislation.

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
2 years part-time

Surveying (Building Surveying) BSc(Hons)

Gallery

Course Info

The Building Surveying pathway of the Surveying BSc(Hons) course aims to help prepare you to perform duties as a Building Surveyor within the construction industry. This course particularly focuses on industry-relevance and digital technology, and provides the opportunity to develop skills in leadership, Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM), which the UK Government Construction Strategy sets out to adopt on its projects by 2016.

 

Read more >

UCAS code:
K230

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Surveying (Quantity Surveying) BSc(Hons)

Gallery

Course Info

The Quantity Surveying pathway of the Surveying BSc(Hons) course aims to prepare you to perform duties as a Quantity Surveyor within the construction industry. This course particularly focuses on industry-relevance and digital technology, and provides the opportunity to develop skills in leadership, Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM), which the UK Government Construction Strategy sets out to adopt on its projects by 2016.

Read more >

UCAS code:
K2K2

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Sustainable Architecture MSc

00004937

Course Info

The course has a very distinct ethos based around the theme of environmentally sensitive building design. The aim is to provide you with skills and understanding that would enable you to take a leading professional and specialist role. It is also driven by the following key underlying themes that apply across all our architecture courses: Critical regionalism; Sustainability; User Centred Design; and Professional Development.

 

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full-time – September start Part-time option also available

Textile Practice (Surface Design) BA / BSc(Hons)

00006817

Course Info

The Surface Design route of the Textile Practice course is creative and explorative, and asks you to become involved in pushing the potential for new materials and surfaces, as a result of innovative textile-based thinking. You'll have the opportunity to bring together your interest in surface qualities, future materials and textiles in the creation of new design solutions for a broad range of surface design industries.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W2W7

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Textile Practice (Textile Crafts and Art) BA / BSc(Hons)

00006925

Course Info

Underpinned by craftsmanship, this route of the Textile Practice course aims to help you to develop your making skills through creative development and thinking. You'll have the opportunity to explore a mix of both traditional and future materials, and apply your creativity in a number of ways including cloth, craft design, artefacts, education and textile art. Sustainability and design ethics are woven into the course through both theory and practical work, and you'll be supported in learning to recognise how you can use your creativity to explore solutions to real-world problems.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W270

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. sandwich year

Textile Practice (Textile Design) BA / BSc(Hons)

00006926

Course Info

On this route of the Textile Practice course you'll be introduced to the breadth of textiles from cutting edge to traditional materials, which can be used in both the fashion and interior markets. You'll have the opportunity to discover and create new and innovative fabric designs, and question the functional and aesthetic potential of the textiles we wear and those in our surrounding environment. You'll also have the chance to develop your aesthetic, commercial and professional awareness in line with current and predicted global trends in fashion and interiors.

Read more >

UCAS code:
W271

Duration:
3 years full-time 4 years inc. placement year

Urban Design MA

00007399

Course Info

This aim of this course is to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills required to effectively intervene in the urban design process.

In an age of globalisation, where cities are rapidly transforming, that give rise to urban sprawl and the re-use of existing infill sites, there is an urgent need to develop expertise in urban design in order to adequately address these fast-changing conditions.

 

Read more >

UCAS code:

Duration:
1 year full time – September start Part-time option also available

Last updated Monday 27 March 2017
Thank you for your feedback.

Your feedback has been sent to the University Web/Digital Marketing Team.


The awards winner 2012, 13, 14, 15
University of the year 2013
QS 4 Star Logo
Athena Swan Bronze Award

VAT registration number 516 3101 90

All rights reserved ©