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The University of Hertfordshire equips postgraduate students with the skills and attributes they need to flourish in their chosen career. It offers over 100 taught, online and specialist courses informed by the latest research – along with first-rate facilities and world-class teaching staff.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

5,564 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 32%
  • Part Time 68%

Domicile

  • UK 75%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 21%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 50 925 975
Business & Management Studies 55 705 760
Nursing 15 610 625
Other 45 500 540
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 60 435 495
Computer Science 50 400 450
Social Work 5 290 295
Psychology 75 200 275
Physiotherapy 5 175 180
Art & Design 15 105 120
Medical Technology 5 115 115
Law 5 80 80
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 65 70
Mechanical Engineering 10 50 60
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 55 55
Accounting & Finance 5 50 50
Music 5 35 40
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 15 25 40
Social Policy 0 35 35
Physics & Astronomy 35 0 35
Geography & Environmental Science 5 30 35
Marketing 10 20 30
Biological Sciences 15 10 25
Communication & Media Studies 5 20 20
History 20 0 20
Creative Writing 5 20 20
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 20 20
English 10 5 15
General Engineering 15 0 15
Agriculture & Forestry 15 0 15
Materials Technology 15 0 15
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 5 10 10
Sports Science 10 0 10
Philosophy 5 0 5
Food Science 5 5 5
Economics 5 0 5
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5
Architecture 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university offers a 20% fee reduction for University of Hertfordshire graduates who undertake a postgraduate degree.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university offers on-campus accommodation to postgraduate students. Students need to apply for accommodation before the relevant deadline and confirm acceptance of a place to study on one of the university's courses by the specified date to guarantee a room on campus.