Future Employment: Superb career support with 96.5% of graduates in work within six months of graduating
Industry Connections: Links with over 1,700 businesses and industrial placements
Course Accreditation: We offer over 40 industry accredited courses
Financial Support: 20% postgraduate fee discount for University of Hertfordshire graduates, as well as £11,222 of postgraduate funding available*
Location: Hertfordshire has been voted the UK’s best place to live and 25 minutes from London
Fantastic Facilities: Multi-million pound facilities include a mock law court and flight simulation suites
The University of Hertfordshire offers over 100 taught, online and specialist courses at postgraduate level, and more than 50 research degrees across the ten schools of study. These are:
Hertfordshire Business School
Engineering and Technology
Health and Social Work
Life and Medical Sciences
Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
The university is based in Hatfield, a 20-minute train ride from central London, while Cambridge and Peterborough are easily accessible in just over an hour.
Over recent years, the university has invested in its facilities, which include a £10 million Law Court building containing a full-scale Courtroom, which was voted the eighth most impressive law school building in the world. There is also a £15 million Sports Village, complete with a 25m swimming pool, 100 station gym, and a Formula One simulator. Its most recent addition is the £50m state of the art Science building including labs and research technology, together under one roof.
More than 50% of the staff at the university are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy, and 55% of the university’s research has been ranked as ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Graduates go on to find work in a wide range of careers, with alumni working as politicians, executives, athletes and television presenters.
The university was recently rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2018 and placed 7th in the postgraduate category at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards.
University of Hertfordshire students on Postgraduate Search say:
“Good, friendly and everyone is kind.”
“Overall enjoyable. It's revived my passion for my subject and made me want to study further.”
“University of Hertfordshire is the best university for local students as well as for international students.”
Just like the undergraduate programmes, you will be able to study joint honours at postgraduate level. There is also the option to study part –time through an online programme or a sandwich course, which includes a work placement for part of the year.
Programmes consist of core and elective modules, enabling you to learn the essential skills as well as specialise in your preferred field of study. Classes are made up of seminars, lectures and tutorials. Research degrees are also available to study, which incorporate a supportive study programme to assist you through your work.
To find out more about postgraduate study at the University of Hertfordshire visit one of their open days or book your place here.