University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is a vibrant, inclusive campus-based university located 25 minutes by train from central London. We are home to nine academic schools of study, each of which is led by one of our experienced academic deans. Our programmes combine academic rigour with the skills that our students need to achieve high quality graduate jobs in industry. Thanks to this engagement with industry and research, all courses are underpinned by industry insight and 80% are accredited by professional bodies and more than half of the University’s research was assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Throughout the year we have continued to give our students opportunities to improve their employability.

in the global marketplace, whether through overseas study, taking part in international competitions or by increasing their awareness of the changing workplace.

Why Us?

GOLD award in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework, meaning our University is of the highest quality found in the UK
14th rank in leading training providers by RateMyApprenticeship in 2019
80% of courses accredited by professional bodies, all are underpinned by industry insight
96.5% of students are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 16/17) - the highest graduate employment rate in the East of England for the last two years
£50 million Science Building offering state-of-the-art facilities offered across both campuses, including Cyber Security Centre, British Crown Court replica, observatory and contemporary student accommodation.
Top 10 in the Complete University Guide for facilities spend, showcasing the consistent and extensive investment we make each year in your learning experience

Degree Apprenticeships

With more than 450 degree apprenticeship students on 14 expert courses, the University of Hertfordshire is a key degree apprenticeship provider in the East of England. The University’s Degree Apprenticeships programmes include partnerships with leading multinational and blue-chip businesses, including Airbus, TUI and MBDA, whilst also being one of the UK’s leading education providers for public sector Degree Apprenticeships – working with local government services and NHS partners in the region.

The University of Hertfordshire currently has apprenticeships in the following areas:

  • Chartered Manager
  • Senior Leader
  • Digital and Technology
  • Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Solicitor
  • Teacher

Higher Education

We offer a wide range of subjects across our nine schools of study. With stunning facilities, the latest technology and highly regarded teaching staff, our courses offer students a hands-on experience in their industry and field. There are over 500 courses to choose from including undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing professional development, online distance learning and short courses.

You’ll find state-of-the-art facilities, academic excellence, and unique engagement with the worlds of business, commerce and the public sector in all our Schools of Study.

From Business, Creative Arts, Humanities, and Life Sciences, to Engineering and Technology, our schools of study open the door to a huge and fascinating range of subjects.

Each of our schools of study teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as centres of research excellence. Many of our academics have got both research and industry experience which enriches the curriculum for our domestic and overseas students.

Adult learners and Professional Qualifications

If you are working within a specific field and want to deepen your knowledge of your sector, or if you are looking for a change of career, then a professional qualification is ideal. We offer study on a part-time basis to work around your employment, developed with working professionals in mind. Our courses are delivered flexibly including evening classes, weekends and online learning routes allowing you to fit your study around your existing commitments.

Support for Employers

You might be looking to recruit for a busy period or searching for smart individuals to inject fresh thinking. We're dedicated to help you through the graduate recruitment process, from role planning to appointment. And, if short-term is your priority, then you can advertise with us for free and our experts will support you in finding you the right applicants to fill those positions.

We can:

  • Support through our experienced employment and placement advisors for your graduate recruitment opportunities, from planning a job role through to employment.
  • Advertise your roles to our students.
  • Provide opportunities to participate in Mock assessments centres to help you identify future talented graduates.
  • Offer free of charge facility hire for interviewing University of Hertfordshire graduates.

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