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University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is a university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. In 1992, Hatfield Polytechnic was granted university status by the British government and subsequently renamed University of Hertfordshire.

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The University of Hertfordshire is an innovative and enterprising university, challenging individuals and organisations to excel. The University of Hertfordshire is an ambitious and entrepreneurial university with an international vision.
The modern institution prides itself on being ‘business-facing’ and claims an innovative approach to teaching, and a wide variety of work placements and overseas study that appeal to employers. All courses are underpinned by industry insight and powerful research with a view ..

University of Hertfordshire
University of Hertfordshire
University of Hertfordshire
URBAN
Estd
1952
Institution
PUBLIC
Campus
URBAN
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
September/October/November 2022

The University of Hertfordshire is a university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. In 1992, Hatfield Polytechnic was granted university status by the British government and subsequently renamed University of Hertfordshire.

Key statistics

The University of Hertfordshire is an innovative and enterprising university, challenging individuals and organisations to excel. The University of Hertfordshire is an ambitious and entrepreneurial university with an international vision.
The modern institution prides itself on being ‘business-facing’ and claims an innovative approach to teaching, and a wide variety of work placements and overseas study that appeal to employers. All courses are underpinned by industry insight and powerful research with a view to producing employable graduates with the attributes to be successful in professional life. The university has relationships with industry across many areas and a number of successful alumni, promoting enterprise and innovation throughout its prospectus.

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Students Students Faculty Ration
19,010 5,645 28% 17:7

A £120million campus upgrade has transformed Hertfordshire in recent years. The investment has given rise to cutting-edge buildings for film and media, and health and human sciences. In 2011, the university opened a new Law School building that includes a state-of-the-art replica of a Crown Court.
Infrastructure developments are on-going with new student residences and service facilities planned for 2020. The university currently has two ‘on campus’ halls to accommodate its student population of 25,000, which includes almost 6,000 international students from around the world.
With lots of outdoor space and sports facilities, the university has plenty to offer. With a strong ecological focus the university is dedicated to protecting the environment, which has been recognised with first class awards in the People & Planet Green League every year since its inception in 2007.
The university also attracts Harry Potter fans as it offers tours to ‘Muggles’ of the Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden where filming took place. Hertfordshire students, via the university’s film and media courses, also worked on the special effects for Harry Potter, as well as films including Clash of the Titans 2, X Men and Captain America.
The university is based in the town of Hatfield, renowned for its links with the aerospace industry. Located on two sites, the university offers excellent facilities for sport, 24/7 learning and stylish undergraduate accommodation. The campus is lively, safe and friendly, and houses one of the county's top venues, The Forum.
 

Notable Alumni

  • Dr Diana Hodgins MBE – 2014 Alumnus of the Year with over 30 years’ experience as an engineer and entrepreneur.

  • Helen Lederer – actress, comedian, writer and television and radio presenter.

  • Alistair Spalding – Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Sadler's Wells Theatre.

  • Nitin Sawhney – world-renowned music producer, songwriter, DJ, multi-instrumentalist, orchestral composer and cultural pioneer.

  • Sir Stuart Matthews – 2010 Alumnus of the Year with a highly decorated 53-year career in the aviation industry.

  • Frank Ogilvie – former aerodynamics director and deputy head of overall aircraft design for the Airbus A380 double-deck 'superjumbo jet'.

  • Kate Bellingham – broadcaster, engineer, keynote speaker and Ambassador for Women in Engineering.

  • Diane Maclean – world-renowned sculptor and environmental artist.

  • Alyssa Smith – international jewellery designer and social media entrepreneur, resident entrepreneur at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy in Hertfordshire.

  • Stephen Borthwick – Saracens and England Rugby player.

Under Graduate

BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering and Mechatronic..
Tution Fees
12,350
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) English Literature and Creative Writing ..
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BSc (Hons) Pharmacology
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BSc (Hons) Live Sound and Lighting Technology with..
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design with Pl..
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) English Language and Literature
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Event Management
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Business Studies with Information System..
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

MSc Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Tution Fees
14,500
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) History and Journalism with Placement
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Design Crafts (Textiles)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BSc (Hons) Music and Sound Design Technology
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy and Oncology
Tution Fees
15,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science with Placement
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Business and Human Resources
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) English Language and Applied Linguistics
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Business Studies
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Fine Art
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 
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IELTS Requirements:

Undergraduate Taught : IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band for standard courses – some courses require higher.
Postgraduate Taught : Postgraduate Taught : IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 (depends on course) with no less than 5.5 in any band - some courses require higher.
 

Foundation:

Completion of the Standard XII Certificate with 50% or above

Undergraduate (year 1):

Completion of the Standard XII Certificate with 65-70% depending on points tariff required by UH course. Some courses may require specific subjects

Undergraduate (year 2/3):

Depending on qualifications and course - usually require 2/3 year Diploma post Standard XII to be considered.

Pre-masters:

Completion of Bachelor degree with 40% or above

Postgraduate Taught:

Completion of Bachelor degree in a relevant subject area with 55-65% or above depending on course
 

Accommodation for International Students

The university guarantees accommodation to all new international students that have applied for campus accommodation by the specified deadline, and who already hold an offer of a place at the university.

As a new student to the University you have a few accommodation options available to you:

  • Live on campus within the University halls of residence or at an off campus University managed property

  • Live off campus within the private rentals sector

  • Living in a university managed accommodation is a great place to find your feet when you're first away from your home. Most international students take up this option.

Hatfield and the surrounding area is well equipped with plenty of private rented student houses and flats.
As an international student you will be expected to either have a UK based guarantor, or pay up to 6 months rent in advance. The University is unable to guarantee your rent.

The university has invested hundreds of thousands of pounds in scholarships for high achieving and enterprising students from around the world.They  have a wide range of scholarships available, worth up to £4,000! They are looking  for enterprising and aspirational students looking to excel in an international university. If this sounds like you, then they have to offer a number of non-repayable scholarships to international students.

These Scholarships are:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships

  • UH Graduate Scholarships

Regional Scholarships

There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

Some key facts of University of Hertfordshire

  • The Complete University Guide 2018 : 79

  • World University Rankings 2017 :501-600

  • The Guardian University League Tables 2018 :102

  • QS World University Ranking 2018: 751-800

  • University of Hertfordshire is located near to the Warner Bros Studio 

  • University of Hertfordshire graduates are present in every British Formula 1 team

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University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AB

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