University of Hertfordshire

    University of Hertfordshire
    World Rank: 801-1000th by QS
    Established on: 1952

    The University of Hertfordshire (UH) is a public university in the English county of Hertfordshire. Hatfield, Hertfordshire, is the primary location of the institution. Hatfield Technical College was established in 1948 and was named one of the 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom in 1959.

    The British government gave Hatfield Polytechnic university status in 1992 and renamed it the University of Hertfordshire. It is one of the universities established after 1992.

    The University of Hertfordshire lies in Hatfield, only 25 minutes by train from London's King's Cross station and easily accessible via the A1 (M). College Lane and de Havilland are located less than a kilometer apart. Footpaths, cycling lanes, and convenient shuttle buses link the locations.

    It has a yearly revenue of more than £235 million. Hertfordshire Business School, Computer Science, Creative Arts, Education, Health and Social Work, Humanities Hertfordshire Law School, Life and Medical Sciences, Physics, Engineering, and Computer Science, and Hertfordshire Higher Education Consortium are the university's nine schools.

    Hertfordshire University is affiliated with the University Alliance, Universities UK, and the European University Association.

    The University of Hertfordshire is the UK's premier business-facing university and an industry leader. It is imaginative and ambitious, pushing individuals and organizations to achieve their full potential.

    Undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing professional development (CPD), online distance learning, and short courses are available at the institution. The University of Hertfordshire Schools of Study provides various courses, from Creative Arts, Humanities, and Psychology to Engineering and Technology.

    Aside from that, students can select flexible study paths for their selected degrees. In all of its Schools of Study, students will discover cutting-edge facilities, academic quality, and unparalleled interaction with the realms of industry, trade, and government.

    Whether students are working hard, staying active, or just looking to unwind, the university provides a place for everyone. The institution is constantly updating its study facilities and social areas to provide students with an unparalleled student experience. Both campuses include a range of social venues, from modest coffee shops to their arena, The Forum Hertfordshire. These places are ideal for mingling and resting.

    Student Union boasts around 100 societies ranging from salsa dance to LGBT, baking to K-pop. Societies are mini-communities on campus that bring together people with similar interests. They range from intellectual and cultural to musical and social, so there's something for everyone.

    Being a part of society is a terrific way to try something new.

    The University Ranking

    The University of Hertfordshire is one of the UK's finest public institutions. The QS World University Rankings for 2023 are placed at 801-1000.

    University highlights

    University Type


    Established Year


    No of Students


    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees for International Students Yearly



    September, January, and May.

    Main intakes

    The main intakes are in September, January, and May.


    Chancellor's International Scholarship


    UG Tri-Annual Scholarship

    Value:1000-1500 deducted from tuition fee each year

    Early Bird Payment Discount (£1000)

    Value: 1000

    Graduate Scholarship - Alumni 20% Discount

    Value:  20% tuition fee reduction.

    Study Abroad - 20% Discount

    Value: 20% tuition fee reduction.

    Application Process/ documents needed for admission

    Academic Documents (For Bachelor)

    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th grade

    Academic Documents (For Masters)

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade

    IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores


    Experience letter

    Statement of Purpose

    Application Fees

    Proof of Scholarships - If any

    Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

    College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirement




    Overall, 4.5, with no less than 4.0  

    Undergraduate (Year 1)

    Overall, 6.0, with 5.5 in all

    Undergraduate (Year 2/3)

    Overall, 6.0, with 5.5 in all


    Overall, 5.5, with no less than 5.5 in each section

    Postgraduate taught

    Overall, 6.0 or 6.5, with no less than 5.5 in each section


    A total of 6.5 or above


    Q. Can I work as a student in the UK?

    Yes, international students in the United Kingdom can work part-time (20 hours per week, seven days a week) throughout the academic year.

    Q. Does the University of Hertfordshire offer financial aid to International Students?

    Yes, the University of Hertfordshire offers scholarships to international students. You can find details about scholarships in our scholarship section.

    Q. Are UK credentials recognized internationally?

    Yes, degrees from UK universities are recognized globally and are known for their educational excellence.

    Q. Are there any specific prerequisites for students under 18 to study in the UK?

    Assume you're 16 or 17 and seeking a student visa. In such a scenario, you must have formal permission from your parents/guardians to live and travel freely and the contact information for your guardian in the UK. 

    Q. How can I determine the best university or college for my chosen course?

    No university or college is perfect for everyone; different places suit different people, so it depends on your preferences. 

    Q. Do I have to pay any tuition expenses before applying for a visa? If so, how much do I have to pay?

    Before issuing a visa, most institutions need payment. The size of the deposit varies by school; for example, some colleges may want a 50% deposit of the first-year tuition cost, others one-third, and others GBP 1000/2000.


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