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Why do nearly 20,000 students choose to study at Huddersfield?
Excellence The University of Huddersfield is a growing centre of research and excellence and we always push the boundaries of knowledge.
The University places a great deal of importance on industry experience and therefore 100% of our undergraduate students have the opportunity to undertake professional work experience during their studies. Enjoyable Since 2010, £80 million has been spent on campus development making sure our students have access to some of the best facilities in the country.
Our campus also has a vibrant social scene and we have a very active Students’ Union with more than 110 clubs and societies. Enterprising The University is growing its reputation as a leader in the field of enterprise. In 2012 the University was awarded the prestigious Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year and followed this up in 2013 when it was awarded a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: International Trade. Professor Liz Towns-Andrews, Director of Research and Enterprise, also received an individual Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. We have helped a number of graduates to set up their own successful businesses and have a fantastic Enterprise Team who are here to help students get their business ideas off the ground. The Duke of York Entrepreneur Centre, housed in the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, is a great hub for students who wish to set up their own business and provides a great opportunity to network with other students and local businesses.
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If you love the texts behind the drama as much as the actual performances themselves, studying Drama and English Literature together gives you the opportunity to gain a richer understanding of the two subjects. The aim is to get you to investigate drama through practical performance, and to develop your appreciation of the startling variety and complexity of English literature. In your English Literature studies, you'll study some of the most renowned writing, along with some lesser-known but equally inspiring works. You