University of Hertfordshire

Study at the University of Hertfordshire

Originally established as the Hatfield College of Technology in 1952, the University of Hertfordshire was granted university status in 1992. 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. It was among the top 50 best UK universities chosen by major employers for producing ready-to-work graduates in THE’s 2015 ranking. The university has also received recognition for its research – it’s one of only a few UK HEIs to have been awarded a ‘European Commission HR Excellence in Research badge.

Hertfordshire also has a racing car team currently ranked 26th in the world and estimates that a University of Hertfordshire graduate is among every British Formula 1 team that exists. 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.

Quick Summary

  • Established: 1992
  • Students: 17,888 (2021)
  • Intl. Student Ratio: 29%
  • Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Campus: Three ( College Lane Campus, de Havilland Campus, Bayfordbury Campus )
  • TEF Ranking: Gold
  • THE Ranking: 81th in the UK (800 -1000 in the World)

University Details

Subjects Offered

The University of Hertfordshire covers a broad range of subjects at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. Find out more about what they offer and why it’s great to study at the University of Hertfordshire.

  • Accounting BA
  • Accounting and Economics
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business and Accounting
  • Finance
  • Finance and Economics
  • Finance and Investment Banking
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering with Space Technology
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Interior Architecture and Design
  • Design Crafts
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Model Design (Special Effects)
  • Photography
  • Product Design
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Technology with Management
  • Automotive Technology with Management
  • Business Administration
  • Business and Accounting
  • Business and Event Management
  • Business and Finance BA
  • Business and Human Resources
  • Business and Marketing
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Science
  • Biomedical Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Media Design
  • Games Art and Design
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Business and Event Management
  • International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Human Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Environmental Management
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Psychology

University Ranking (Worldwide)

According to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021, the University of Hertfordshire is ranking at 801-1000 in the world.

  • Overall: n/a
  • Teaching: 17.7
  • Research: 12.2
  • Citations: 45.2
  • Industry Income: 34.2
  • International Outlook: 81.3

University Campuses

The campus is the best way to get the most out of your university experience. Campus accommodation provides the full spectrum of University life all in one safe and friendly place. Our campuses are the perfect place to enhance your studies. They are conveniently situated to essential facilities and amenities and offer plenty of social activities to get involved in.

On both College Lane and de Havilland campuses, you’ll be in walking distance from your lectures, the libraries and social spaces, which will also help save you money on transport. Everything you will need is available on-site, including shops and laundry facilities.

  • College Lane Campus Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB
  • de Havilland Campus Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9EU
  • Bayfordbury Campus Lower Hatfield Rd, Bayfordbury, Hertford SG13 8LD

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