University of Hertfordshire

United Kingdom


The University of Hertfordshire dates back to the founding of Hatfield Technical College in 1948. Like many other former polytechnic colleges, it became a university in 1992. With two main campuses at College Lane and de Havilland, it has more than 25,000 students, 5,000 of whom are international students from 100 countries.

The University of Hertfordshire is a TEF gold rated university, which is the highest rating given to a university in the UK for teaching excellence. It has ranked in the top 20 universities in The Guardian University Guide for subjects like economics, tourism, engineering, history and journalism, amongst others.

What are the IELTS requirements for the University of Hertfordshire?

Generally, the University of Hertfordshire requires an overall IELTS is 6.0 with no band score under 5.5 for undergraduate courses. For postgraduate, a band score of 6.5 and above is required, with no individual score lower than 5.5 depending on the program. This is applicable to international students from most countries. For more details refer to the Official website of the University of Hertfordshire

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The university is based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, which is just 25 minutes from central London by train. This means that international students can easily access the best that the British capital has to offer while enjoying the benefits of a lower cost of living.

From economics to English literature, each course is designed to boost the skills employers are looking for. Every school works closely with experienced business people to plan its teaching programme.

The university is home to the Forum Hertfordshire, a 2,500 capacity entertainment complex with live entertainment, bars, shopping and restaurants. There are also two on-campus gyms including a £15 million Sports Village with facilities such as a 25m swimming pool, climbing wall, indoor and outdoor courts.


The university boasts a high employment rate. 97% of Hertfordshire's graduates are in work or further study within 6 months of graduating. Of these graduates in work, 78% are placed in professional or managerial roles. It has long-standing links with business, industry, public sector and professional organisations. Its Careers and Employment Service works with students and recent graduates by offering guidance, advice and resources. All Hertfordshire Business School students study modules in employability and entrepreneurship.


The University of Hertfordshire acceptance rate is 70%.



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