The university was among the top 50 best UK universities chosen by major employers for producing ready-to-work graduates in Times Higher Education’s 2015 ranking and it is one of only a few UK HEIs to have been awarded a European Commission HR Excellence in Research badge. Over the past two years it has risen an impressive 75 places in the rankings. Hertfordshire is also ranked in the top two universities in the east of England region for employability, second only to Cambridge With a student community of over 25,130 including more than 5,200 international students that together represent 100 countries, the university has a global network of over 165,000 alumni.Read more
We have a 96.1% Employability Rate, which means that most of our students are in work or further study after 6 months. This ranks us as 21st in the UK for employability.
By choosing to study at Hertfordshire, you'll be guaranteed a room in our £120 million accommodation village on Campus!
International students can have London on their doorsteps by jumping on a 20 minute train from Hatfield Train Station.
We have new postgraduate programmes with embedded work placements. Check our the new MSc International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management as well as the MSc Finance and Investment Banking!
We still offer our popular MSc Computer Science and MSc International Business which both have embedded work placements.
Students can learn in their own way by studying at any time in either of our 24/7 Learning Resource Centres.
The Rookies have ranked our Animation, Illustration and Game Design programmes taught in the School of Creative Arts as the best in the UK.
We work with businesses in Hertfordshire and London to create opportunities for our students.
On site, we are home to a £15 million Sports Village with a 25 metre swimming pool, outdoor sports pitches, rock climbing wall and a modern strength and conditioning facility.
Our students can attend events at The Forum Hertfordshire, our on campus £38 million entertainments complex.
Our Economics course was ranked 2nd in the UK for the recent National Student Survey results.
Students in Life Sciences or Health can study in the £50 million industry standard Science Building on our College Lane campus.
We are ranked in the Top 150 Young Universities in the World by Times Higher Education.
Our Engineering students can benefit from a Supersonic Wind Tunnel as well as knowing that their undergraduate degrees are accredited by their respected professional body.
We are one of only a few Universities with a working observatory used for research and teaching.
Film & TV students can learn in industry standard facilities such as our Television Studio using high quality modern equipment preparing them for graduate employment.
Law Students can practice their craft in our Replica Crown Court. It's so realistic that British TV Shows use it as a set for filming.
Finally, our degree fees are competitively priced in the sector and we offer scholarships worth up to £4,000 for exceptional applicants.