University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire College Ln, Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK

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Master your dream at The University of Hertfordshire

You bring the dream, we’ll help you make it happen at Herts. We offer a huge variety of postgraduate courses with flexible study options to work around your home and work commitments. Teaching is delivered by experts with guidance and support provided throughout your study.

Why choose postgraduate study at Herts?

  • Employment prospects: 93% of our postgraduates are in work or further study*
  • Industry connections: Links with over 5000 businesses and industrial placements
  • Accredited courses: We offer over 40 industry accredited courses and work placements
  • Financial support: No application fees. We offer a 20% postgraduate fee discount for University of Hertfordshire graduates. Plus, there’s £11,836 of postgraduate funding available**. Find out more about discounts, loans, bursaries, scholarships and grants. 
  • Excellent location: Hertfordshire has been voted the UK’s best place to live and is just 25 minutes from London
  • Fantastic facilities: Multi-million-pound facilities include a replica Crown Law court, simulation pharmacy and laboratories, and flight simulation suites.
  • Award-winning research: For research impact, the University of Hertfordshire is the top ranked post-92 university and in the top 25% of all universities (Learn more about the Research Excellence Framework, 2021).

* within 15 months of finishing their degrees (of those available for work or study, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020-21).

Postgraduate events

Are you thinking of studying for a postgraduate degree but still have questions about life as a postgrad student? 

Join a postgrad study live chat on the 24 April 2024 between 16:00 – 17:00 to find out more about postgraduate studies and life at Herts. Get all the information you need from our knowledgeable teams about admissions, accommodation, student finance, and you’ll have the opportunity to speak to our current students.

Discover more about life as a postgrad student and the opportunities available at the University of Hertfordshire. We’ll help transform your ambitions into life-changing reality.

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Virtual Tour Experience

Find out more about postgraduate life at the University of Hertfordshire by viewing our virtual experience where you can virtually explore our campuses.

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Postgraduate Research

University of Hertfordshire has a stimulating and vibrant research community. You’ll be supported throughout your journey towards academic excellence. We offer a wide variety of research degrees to suit your professional goals and interests. Students benefit from a range of events, bringing together junior and senior researchers promoting interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as providing financial and wellbeing support.

University of Hertfordshire has been ranked 21st in the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) 2019 for overall student satisfaction in research degree programmes. The 2019 results are based on 103 institutions with over 50,000 respondents. Our individual research degree programmes also performed well as shown below:

  • Ranked first for overall experience for Business and Economics research degree programmes
  • Ranked first for Education Research culture and Research skills

Find out more about postgraduate research

Our vision, your future

Our vision is to transform lives. This means whatever your background, wherever you are from, we will drive your potential, powering you to succeed.

Powering your potential is embedded in our philosophy. This means – to transform lives, we not only find potential, we harness it and drive it.

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