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University of Hertfordshire

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

5,660 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 29%
  • Part Time 71%

Domicile

  • UK 80%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 15%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 45 1240 1285
Business & Management Studies 45 610 650
Nursing 15 600 610
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 45 415 455
Social Work 5 435 440
Computer Science 40 270 315
Psychology 65 205 265
Physiotherapy 5 200 205
Medical Technology 5 120 125
Law 5 115 120
Art & Design 10 110 120
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 60 65
Social Policy 0 50 50
Mechanical Engineering 10 40 50
Accounting & Finance 5 45 45
Geography & Environmental Science 5 35 40
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 35 35
Physics & Astronomy 30 0 30
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 10 20 30
Marketing 5 20 30
Music 5 20 25
Communication & Media Studies 5 20 25
History 20 0 20
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 5 15 15
Creative Writing 0 15 15
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 15 15
Biological Sciences 10 5 15
English 5 10 15
Sports Science 10 5 15
General Engineering 10 0 10
Food Science 5 5 10
Philosophy 10 0 10
Materials Technology 5 0 5
Agriculture & Forestry 5 0 5
Economics 5 0 5
Complementary Medicine 0 5 5
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5
Linguistics 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,450
Mixed -
Laboratory 8,150
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

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.