The University of Hertfordshire is a public university based largely in Hatfield, about 35 km north of London in Hertfordshire County. It is described as "the leading university in the UK"
The history of the university stems from its close links with industry, starting as Hatfield Technical College, established as a center of excellence for engineering by the de Havilland Aircraft Company.
The college later became the Hatfield College of Technology, then the Polytechnic of Hatfield, bringing in other disciplines. In 1992 it acquired university status.
University of Hertfordshire has achieved the top gold ranking in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2018.
It has over 27,000 students, and a staff of 2358. It has over 5200 students from around the world and a global network of over 160,000 alumni.
96.1 per cent of students are employed or studied further within 6 months of graduation.
Including undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing professional development, online distance learning and short courses, there are over 800 courses to choose from.
Almost all University of Hertfordshire undergraduate programs include a job placement opportunity, and the University has strong ties with professional organisations.
The overall student satisfaction is 83 percent, according to the National Student Survey.
It has partnerships in the USA, Canada, Latin America, South Africa, China, Korea and Japan, South East Asia and Australia with universities all over the world.
Hertfordshire University has two campuses in Hatfield (College Lane and de Havilland), which are just a 10-minute walk away, connected by a network of paths, cycle routes and shuttle buses. The campuses are only a 20-minute train ride from central London.
The university's main site remains the campus of College Lane which houses the original building of Hatfield Technical College.
The University of Hertfordshire is located in beautiful countryside north of the capital, only 25 minutes away by train from London.
Hatfield is a city of nearly 30 000 in Hertfordshire County. It features several pubs, and a popular student entertainment venue, The Forum.
Shopping center Galleria Outlet is a 10-minute walk from the campus.
Accommodation for first-year students is guaranteed as long as you apply and accept your offer within the deadlines set.
There are a range of types of accommodation available, on and off campus, depending on your needs and budget. The accommodation in College Lane received 'Best Student Housing' at the 2017 CUBO awards.
Awarded the Entrepreneurial University of the Year by Times Higher Education in 2010.
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Hertfordshire University has achieved the top gold ranking in the 2018 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for the Government.
Location : it’s close to London.
Employability : 96% of graduates are in work or further study.
Safety : Safest university location in the East of London.
Courses : undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are accredited by bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Association of MBAs, EPAS, Institute of Engineering & Technology, Nursing and Midwifery Council etc.
Modern Teaching Facilities: Teaching facilities are best compared to other Universities.
Ranking : Ranked in the top 200 universities under 50 years old.
Near to Airport: campuses are a short distance away from five international airports.
The University of Hertfordshire at Hatfield is easily accessible by road, rail and air.
Prospective international students should submit all documents well within time for the term for which they are applying. All admissions decisions will be confirmed by final grades. Many additional requirements need to be fulfilled for overseas students to pursue higher education from the UK.
Application Portal: International students can apply through regional or country-specific forms.
Application Fee: 50 GBP
|Medicine and HealthCare (1 Courses)||2 year||PLN 12500|
|MBA (1 Courses)||1 year||GBP 14995|
|Engineering (17 Courses)||1 Year - 4 Year||GBP 11500 - GBP 15500|
|Science (20 Courses)||1 Year - 5 Year||GBP 1670|
|Arts (4 Courses)||1 Year - 3 Year||GBP 8640 - GBP 12500|
|Media Films (7 Courses)||1 Year - 3 Year||GBP 11000 - GBP 13950|
|Hospitality & Tourism (1 Courses)||3 year||GBP 13450|
|Information Technology (IT) (6 Courses)||1 Year - 1.5 Year||GBP 12500 - GBP 15500|
|Banking & Finance (5 Courses)||1 Year - 3 Year||GBP 11000 - GBP 12000|
|Management (14 Courses)||1 Year - 4 Year||GBP 4800 - GBP 11000|
The University of Hertfordshire provides several scholarships for achievers and innovative students from around the world. Different scholarships have different amount of waiver for eligible students.
The minimum scores required on some of the common accepted tests are as follows:
|IELTS||6.0 (minimum 5.5 in any band)||6.5 (minimum 5.5 in any band)|
|PTE||51 (minimum 42 in any band)||58 (minimum 42 in any one band)|
|TOEFL||72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20||79 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20|
|Cambridge English (B2 First and C1 Advanced); C2 Proficiency||169 (minimum 162 in any band); 180 (minimum 162 in any band)||176 (minimum162 in any band); 180 (minimum 162 in any band)|
The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.
David Henson MBE – Parasport athlete – represented Britain at the Invictus Games, World and European Championships and bronze medal winner at Rio Paralympics 2016.
|Type of Institution||Public|
|Endowment||26.2 Lakhs GBP|
|Number of Campuses||4|
|Number/Percentage of International Students||3800+|
|Total number of Professors||812 Academic Members|
|Student Satisfaction Rate||83.49%|
|Graduate Job Rate||96.5%|
|International fee||Undergraduate-£12,350 Postgraduate-£12,650|
|Types of Academic Programs||Preparatory, Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Research, Short Courses, Online distance courses and degree apprenticeships|
|Mode of Program||Full time, Distance and online|
|Average Graduate Salary||£19000|
|Expenses||Estimated cost in pounds|
|Accommodation||£2000 - £4500|
|Cost of living||£10,000|
|Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average)||MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452|
|Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK||£850 to £1,050 a month|
|Entrance Exams in UK||TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590|
|Work and Study in UK||Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.|
|Post Study Work Permit in UK||2 Year after graduation depending on the course.|
|Cost of Student Visa in UK||£348|
|Student Visa in UK||Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.|
|Intakes in UK||There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.|
|Top Job Sectors in UK||IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.|
|Economy in UK||Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal|