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Our global recruitment network. Our location. College Lane campus. de Havilland campus. Herts and London. Our facilities. Law Building. Hertfordshire Sports Village. The Forum Hertfordshire. Worshops. Film, Music and Media Building. Science Building. Learning Resources Centres. Engineering Facilities. Schools of Study. Creative Arts. Education. Engineering and Computer Science. Health and Social Work. Hertfordshire Business School. Hertfordshire Law School. Humanities. Life and Medical Sciences. Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics. Foundation and English support. Popular courses. Courses. Student accommodation. On-campus accommodation. Student life. Clubs and Societies. Sports. Working in the UK. Applying to the University of Hertfordshire. Preparing documents. Personal statement. Curriculum Vitae (CV). Bank statements. Bank letter. Creative Arts portfolio. Health personal statements. English language requirements. Reference letters. Contact us.


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Welcome to the University of Hertfordshire, a UK University with a global footprint. This guide is designed to help you promote the University and to act as a support document during your time as one of the University’s representatives. We thank you for becoming a representative of the University of Hertfordshire and we look forward to a successful relationship together.

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Our location. The University of Hertfordshire’s welcoming, modern campus is in the town of Hatfield in Hertfordshire, in the South East of England. Hatfield is just a short 25-minute train ride from London King’s Cross station and not far from the A1(M), one of the UK’s major north-south motorways. Thanks to these strong transport links, it’s easy to travel to and from London and the rest of the UK. We also have fast links to London’s major airports – Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, and Luton – so wherever you’re flying from, it’s easy to reach us when you land.

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College Lane is home to our science and creative arts subject areas. Students in our School of Engineering and Technology, School of Computer Science, School of Life and Medical Science, School of Health and Social Work, School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics or School of Creative Arts will study on this campus. In addition, this is home to many of our student services and Hertfordshire International College (HIC).

Key Facilities 1 Fashion Teaching Building 2 Film, Music and Media Building 3 Main Reception 4 Engineering Department 5 Science Building 6 LRC (Library) 7 Hertfordshire International College 8 Wright Building 9 Hutton Hub 10 Student’s Union 11 The Oval Accommodation Hub and 24/7 Gym 12 EleHouse 13 International Office 14 Multi-Faith Space (The Key) 15 The Forum Hertfordshire

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de Havilland is home to four academic schools of study: Business, Law, Education and Humanities. Here you’ll also find our extensive Sports Village and our main performing arts venue; the Weston Auditorium.

Key Facilities 1 Law Building 2 Business and Social Hub Building (Coming 2020) 3 LRC (Library) 4 Accommodation 5 Weston Auditorium 6 de Havilland Restaurant 7 Multi-Faith Space 8 Main Teaching Building 9 25 Metre Swimming Centre 10 Hertfordshire Sports Village

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Herts and London. If you’re looking for a university with a great location, you’ve found it. We’re just 25 minutes from the heart of London via King’s Cross Station, with all the opportunities and excitement our colourful, multicultural capital brings. Spend your spare time wandering through London’s amazing museums, discovering art galleries, or visiting vast libraries. Relax in beautiful parks, browse vintage markets and visit some of the world’s most famous historic sights – there’s something different to do every day. ​ London provides amazing backdrops for our photography students, fantastic experiences for music and film students and is home to some of the world’s biggest employers for those looking to secure a placement or graduate job.

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If you’re into your sports then you can visit Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge or even the Olympic Park in East London! All of which are easily accessible via the London Underground network. ​ ​ Wherever you’re flying in from, it’s easy to get to our campuses. We’re not far from London’s Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton airports, with fast transport links that make life easier for international students. We also offer airport collection from Heathrow on the weekend before our orientation week.


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Our facilities. Over the past few years we’ve made a huge investment in innovative, cutting-edge facilities and on-campus student accommodation. Students study and live in stunning contemporary spaces across 125 acres, use the latest technology and benefit from round-the-clock resources, all on a green campus on the doorstep of the nation’s capital.

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Law Building.

Law Building Situated on our de Havilland Campus, our Law Building is the primary teaching facility for our LLB and LLM students. Within the building is one of the UK’s only Replica Crown Court teaching facilities which allows students to practice their skills in a realistic setting, enhancing their employability after graduation.

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Hertfordshire Sports Village. Hertfordshire Sports Village One of the easiest ways to exercise at the University is to visit the Hertfordshire Sports Village and Swimming Pool on the de Havilland Campus. The spacious, air-conditioned gym is equipped with a range of resistance and cardio Matrix Fitness machines, along with a large free weights area and multi-use functional training rig – there are so many ways to train!

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The Forum Hertfordshire. The Forum Hertfordshire The Forum Hertfordshire is the University’s on-campus entertainment complex on the College Lane Campus. It was built in 2009 and cost £36 million to construct. The building includes a 2,000 capacity concert auditorium, cocktail bar, nightclub, restaurant, Starbucks and Subway sandwich shop. Students can use these spaces to study and relax during their time at Hertfordshire.

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Workshops Creative Arts students studying Design or Model Design can do so across a series of workshops within our School of Creative Arts. These facilities have 3D printers, lathes, pottery kilns, and forges for metal and jewellery work.

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Film, Music and Media Building. Film, Music and Media Building Students studying Creative Arts at the University can benefit from the Film, Music and Media Building. The building houses a fully functional sound stage for use by the Film and Television degree students. Additionally there are a variety of edit suites and animation suites as well as performance spaces for music students. In addition, students can also access on campus industry-standard recording and dubbing suites.

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Science Building.

Science Building The 9,000m2 Science Building which opened in 2016 sits at the heart of the University of Hertfordshire’s College Lane Campus. The building includes modern laboratories, simulation suites and computer labs. Students studying Nursing or Pharmacy can develop their clinical skills in one of the UK’s largest hospital simulation training suites.

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Learning Resources Centres. Learning Resources Centres The University has two Learning Resources Centres (LRC), one on each campus. The LRCs are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week which allows students to study at their own pace and on their own schedule. Students can access physical texts, as well as a large array of digital copies of core texts and journals, and utilise them in one of the 3000 study stations available.

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Engineering Facilities.

Engineering Facilities Across our School of Engineering & Computer Science, the University has a series of impressive facilities that allow our students to study practical skills. These facilities include a Formula One simulation, flight simulators, wind tunnels and 3D printers. These facilities mean that students not only graduate with theoretical knowledge but also have the practical skills to transfer into their graduate job.

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All of our Schools of Study offer state-of-the-art facilities, academic excellence and unique engagement with the worlds of business, commerce and the public sector. Our Schools offer a huge range of fascinating subjects, all designed with our students in mind.

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Specialist disciplines offered • Games Art • Architecture • Design Craft • Fashion • Graphic Design and Illustration • Model Design • Animation • Art Therapy • Fine Art • Interior Architecture • Product Design • Film • Photography • Music

* BA (Hons) Fashion BA (Hons) Contemporary Design Crafts BA (Hons) Model Design BA (Hons) Film and Television (Production) Statistics from the HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016/17

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The University’s vibrant School of Creative Arts offers a multitude of exciting courses to choose from such as, film, design, animation, and music. Linking all of them are the exceptional facilities offered, including television and photography studios, as well as sound control rooms and post-production suites. With these tools at their disposal, students of the School of Creative Arts are free to express their creativity, whilst consolidating their academic development.

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With strong links to hundreds of organisations, including nursery, primary, and secondary schools, the School of Education offers courses that reflect the social, political, and technological changes taking place in the field. Graduates go on to successful careers and have a huge impact on the lives of thousands of learners.

Specialist disciplines offered • English Language • Early Childhood Education • Educational Leadership • International Education • Learning and Teaching

*Whole School Statistics from the HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016/17

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Specialist disciplines offered • Aerospace • Artificial Intelligence (AI) • Automotive • Civil • Computer Technology and Networks • Data Science and Analytics • Electrical and Electronic • Manufacturing • Mechanical • Networks • Operations and Supply Chain • Robotics • Software Engineering

*BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering MEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering MSc Computer Science BSc (Hons) Technology with Management (Automotive) Statistics from the HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016/17

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The School of Engineering and Computer Science is regularly leading the way in innovative research and development. Students of the School benefit from practical teaching facilities like a Formula One driving simulator and a manufacturing fabrication workshop – both of which are located on campus. Students can be confident that the work they undertake will put them in the best position for employment.

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The School of Health and Social Work is the largest provider of radiography education, one of the largest trainers in disabilities nursing, and the first in the country to offer paramedic degrees - living up to its position as a national centre of excellence. Student work is supported by academic staff, whose experience and teaching can open exciting avenues of employment for 4,700 students.

Specialist disciplines offered • Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging • Midwifery • Nursing (Pre-Reg) • Paramedic Science • Physiotherapy • Radiotherapy and Oncology • Social Work

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Specialist disciplines offered • Accounting • Economics • Event Management • Finance and Investment • Human Resource Management • Information Systems • Leadership and Management • Logistics • Marketing • Project Management • Tourism and Hospitality

*BA (Hons) Business Administration BA (Hons) Human Resource Management BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business BA (Hons) Music Industry Management Statistics from the HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016/17

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Hertfordshire Business School offers a wide range of courses over 9 exciting subject areas. The School prides itself on giving students significant practical experience to demonstrate theoretical understanding. Opportunities to study abroad, learn a language, and go on a work placement give our students a head start in the competitive home and international job markets.

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Students of the University’s Law School are taught in stunning facilities including our £10m Law Court building and mock Law Court. Our students are fully supported throughout their learning, and our unique range of cocurricular activities allow students to put into practice what they have been learning in the classroom. The Law School prides itself on providing practical applications for taught theory.

Specialist disciplines offered • Accelerated Law • Criminal Justice • Criminology • Business Law • Environmental Law • IP and Data Protection Law • Commercial Law • Financial Law • Human Rights Law • Legal Practice (LPC)

*Law Degree (LLB) Statistics from the HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016/17

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Specialist disciplines offered • English Language • English Literature • History • Philosophy • Politics and International Relations • Mass Communications • Journalism • Media • American Studies • Creative Writing • Film • Foreign Languages • Religious Studies • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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The School of Humanities prides itself on giving students a unique perspective on the world, influenced by cultural studies, literary analysis, and philosophy. With courses in Creative Writing, Mass Communications, and more, students of the School can express their new perspective with meaningful studies.

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Offering students access to our new £50m Science Building, the School of Life and Medical Sciences prides itself on its world-class research, innovative facilities, and life-changing courses. The School helps to train talented new scientists, health practitioners, and leaders in the field to tackle the most pressing issues facing our world today.

Specialist disciplines offered • Biosciences • Cardiology and Stroke • Clinical Dermatology • Dietetics and Nutrition • Environmental Management • Geography • Optometry • Pharmacology • Pharmacy • Pharmacy Practice • Psychology • Public Health • Sports • Sustainable Planning

*BSc (Hons) Bioscience (Pharmacology) BSc (Hons) Bioscience (Pharmaceutical Science) MPharm Pharmacy Statistics from the HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016/17

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Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics. Offering students a planetarium, fully equipped undergraduate laboratories, and the Bayfordbury Observatory, the School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics recognises that stellar facilities allow theoretical knowledge to be experienced first-hand. Students are taught by exceptional mathematicians and scientists, and year-long work placements in the UK and abroad are offered to prepare them for employment. Specialist disciplines offered • Astrophysics • Physics • Financial Mathematics • Mathematics

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Foundation and English support. Foundation Programmes at HIC

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Undergraduate: • Animation & Gaming • Art & Design • Business & Management • Computer Science • Engineering & Technology • Fashion • Film, TV & Music Production • Health Care • Law • Life & Medical Sciences • Media & Journalism • Physics, Astronomy & Mathematics • Tourism

Students who haven’t achieved the required English language level needed to start their degree can choose to take a Pre-Sessional English course. Offered for both January and September intakes, our Pre-Sessional English courses boost students’ English language, academic and study skills. If students are successful, these courses allow students to go on to their chosen course without having to retake an IELTS (or equivalent) test.

Postgraduate: • Animation & Gaming • Art & Design • Business & Management • Computer Science • Fashion • Film, TV & Music Production • Tourism Hertfordshire International College (HIC) offers a wide range of foundation courses to students whose academic qualifications might not meet the entry requirements for their degree. HIC allows students to improve their academic ability by offering additional study support. HIC is based on our College Lane campus in Hatfield, giving our foundation students a great introduction to the university environment. HIC is committed to providing excellent educational pathways to secure the very best start for students to their university experience. For more information, visit hic.navitas.com

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Popular courses. Although at the University of Hertfordshire we have an extensive array of programmes, the following courses are the most popular ones for international students, therefore it is important to have an increased knowledge about the subsequent teaching areas.

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MSc Management This course is open to graduates of any academic discipline, as well as non-graduates who have the appropriate work experience (minimum of 5 years), and hold a sub-degree or professional qualification. Meeting the growing demands of businesses, our MSc Management degree covers the basics of marketing, project and people management, and accounting. As an academically rigorous course, our management students are well-prepared to succeed in any sector, making significant contributions for companies and employers. go.herts.ac.uk/mgmt

Graduates of our undergraduate Law degree have entered the legal profession and are now in private practise or employed in local government, with some even going onto the Crown Prosecution Service. With a dynamic approach to learning that incorporates coursework and practical elements alongside exams, students cover skills from legal drafting (contractual clauses and defence statements) to advocacy (interim and junction applications). Our students leave with a secure knowledge of the law, and 73% graduate with a good honours degree. go.herts.ac.uk/m100

MSc International Business (With work placement) With its year-long placement option, our MSc International Business course is a brilliant option for business students. International business is approached from all angles, from economics, to finance, and strategy. Our students learn from leading industry experts and a host of academics, whilst working toward their dissertation and business plan (or report). Our students build friendships and networks for life, studying alongside students from around the world to really live up to the “international” side of International Business. go.herts.ac.uk/mscib

BA (Hons) Digital Media Design This course explores the digital domain, including multimedia platforms, mobile devices, and augmented and virtual realities. Students will learn from a mix of practical and theoretical methods, and this degree has an emphasis on employability and strong industry links to keep the course up-to-date and relevant. go.herts.ac.uk/w212

MSc Cyber Security (With work placement) Our Cyber Security degree allows students to hone what they’ve learned with a major practical project. Students develop their technical expertise in the design, management, and evaluation of secure systems for cyber defence. They will be taught the most up-to-date and innovative techniques in the field of Cyber Security, giving them the edge when it comes to employment. Content is taught through classroom lectures, small group seminars, and practical work to demonstrate the theory in action. Our MSc students are also given access to a project laboratory specially made for them. go.herts.ac.uk/cyber MSc Finance and Investment Banking (With work placement) Complete with a year long placement, students on our MSc Finance and Investment Banking degree gain a critical understanding of finance and banking roles. Students are prepared for employment in financial departments and organisations, with a sound platform for doctoral research into accounting and economics. The year long work placement gives our students invaluable, full-time work experience that bolsters their understanding of what they’ve learned in a practical environment. go.herts.ac.uk/fib

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BSc (Hons) Computer Science Our BSc (Hons) Computer Science course teaches the fundamental principles of the subject through realworld applications of the latest technologies. The first and second years of the course build up students’ understanding of the foundations of computer science before taking on more advanced skills of software development, algorithms, and databases in the final two years – all with an ethical and legal grasp of the field. This course also offers the chance to take a work placement or to study abroad at one of our partner universities. go.herts.ac.uk/g400 MSc Advanced Computer Science (With work placement) With a foundation of core areas of computer science, students on this course choose two or more areas of the subject to focus on. Students are taught by a highly-regarded and long-established computer science department, where half the research outputs have been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. Our graduates leave with the specialist, up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers. This course also offers an optional one-year industry placement, providing the chance for students to sharpen the skills they’ve learned in a professional environment. go.herts.ac.uk/acs


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PGDip Pharmacy (OSPAP) This course is for overseas (non-EEA) pharmacists who wish to convert their existing qualifications so they can practice as a pharmacist in Great Britain; it provides international students with a robust understanding of how the National Health Service (NHS) works in the UK. Accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), this is a full-time postgraduate diploma offered with a September intake and ending in May /June. It enables students to grasp the realities of working within the NHS and the UK health system, preparing them for UK practice and pre-registration training. go.herts.ac.uk/ospap BA (Hons) Accounting As the global economy always changes, so does our understanding of it, and our BA (Hons) Accounting course gives students the edge on practical accountancy. The course explores the role of accountancy in business, and gets students thinking about the avenues of employment in which they can use the theoretical and practical financial skills they learn. Students benefit from our close links with the UK’s leading professional accounting bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), so that when they graduate, they’ll have exemptions from some of their highly-respected professional accountancy exams. go.herts.ac.uk/n400

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BA (Hons) Business Administration This course is available as a full honours degree or as top up programme, and is ideal for students who have not decided on a career path as it can lead to a wide range of business careers. Mixing academic study and skills development with practical training, students on this course learn the principles of accounting, economics, and marketing. With strong partnerships with industry, the skills gained by students make them stand out in the competitive jobs market. Students gain professional recognition, and even have the option to study abroad, meaning their theoretical understanding is backed by a practical, global application. With our graduates finding employment as financial officers, HR managers, and marketing executives, students are given the best possible foundation for work in the business administration field. go.herts.ac.uk/n252 BA (Hons) Mass Communications Language is powerful, and our BA (Hons) Mass Communications students are made acutely aware of this as they study its use through journalism, film, and the media. Students have a range of opportunities to apply what they’ve learned through publishing and PR, examining the ethical and legal aspects of journalism, or developing their voices as writers. There’s also the opportunity to take a year abroad to study. With a series of Media Industry talks offered, students can also learn from industry experts and professionals. Our Mass Communications course has an excellent track record for employability, and our graduates have gone onto work in media, publishing, teaching, and information management. go.herts.ac.uk/p300


MSc International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management (With work placement) Offering the chance to interact with current industry practises, our MSc International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management course gives students a handson approach with practitioners. This programme is underpinned by a strong theoretical base with support from industry professionals. It is delivered by a very successful and internationally renowned team of experts, both in terms of their managerial experience and academic knowledge. go.herts.ac.uk/ithm

MSc Clinical Dermatology Preparing students for work as healthcare professionals, our MSc Clinical Dermatology course covers key aspects of dermatology practice, including the management of skin lesions, cancers, and chronic illnesses. Students begin to grasp how they can approach common dermatological conditions from a practical perspective, building on their clinical expertise. This course is aimed at practitioners who want to undertake further specialist training, developing good diagnostic skills, appropriate management of skin conditions, and managing patients. go.herts.ac.uk/cd

BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering Boasting long-held links with the industry, our BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering course specialises in aircraft design and structures, materials, and aerodynamics. Topics covered include electrical and mechanical sciences, engineering mathematics, thermodynamics, control systems and more. All of this leads to students working together to design their own, complete aircraft. Our teaching staff have a wealth of industry knowledge, and their applied approach means that students are ready for employment. Whether students are interested in the civilian or defence sides of the aerospace industry, our graduates have been employed on major projects with Airbus and Typhoon, developing missile systems, satellites, and space vehicles. go.herts.ac.uk/h410

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering Mechanical engineering graduates are highly-sought after the world over, and our BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering course gives our students the flexibility to work in a wide range of industries. While on the course, students study engineering mathematics, materials and electrical science, manufacturing technology, and more. Students regularly collaborate on incredible projects, from designing a hovercraft to an unmanned aircraft. Complete with optional work placements, students can spend their third year in industry, and some even spend a year abroad to hone their skills with an international perspective. go.herts.ac.uk/h300

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MA Animation Students on our MA Animation course are taught to become new innovators in the field of Animation, challenging the preconceptions of what’s possible with 2D and 3D animation. This programme also pushes the boundaries of students’ abilities with VFX and other animation styles, with internationally renowned professionals supporting student development. Students also pick up management skills to organise their own learning, considering enterprising opportunities in commercial, professional, and social environments. With a work placement as part of the course to complete a live external brief, students are actively prepared for employment. go.herts.ac.uk/animation MA Digital Media Arts Digital Media is everywhere in our modern world, affecting everything from our social lives to our leisure activities. Our MA Digital Media Arts course allows students to practically understand how digital media is created and used, specialising in areas from video and animation to photography and interactive media. Covering such content as interactive advertising and social-media systems, students of this programme develop extended works informed by their own interests and build up to a creative application of all they’ve learned in the Major Project. go.herts.ac.uk/dma MA Journalism & Media Communications (With work placement) This is a two-year programme which includes a 36week, full-time work placement, offering valuable professional practice which enhances understanding of media theory. This Masters course aims to prepare you in both practice and analysis of global journalism and media. You’ll benefit from our extensive links with the media industry, including the BBC and the Sunday Times, and gain a grounding in all its aspects, from fastchanging multimedia to magazines, advertising and the excitements of sports journalism. go.herts.ac.uk/jmcpy

MA Education Preparing students for successful careers in education, our MA Education course develops knowledge of issues and practice through enquiry and research. With modules covering leadership and management, as well as equality, diversity and inclusion, this programme equips students with the means to critique, influence, and improve policy. Graduates from this course often secure exciting new promotions with their employers, or venture into new avenues of research and policy-making. go.herts.ac.uk/maedu MSc Cardiology and Stroke Led by medical professionals and senior doctors, our MSc Cardiology and Stroke course is designed for junior doctors who want to progress into the field, as well as general practitioners, and emergency medicine physicians who want to enhance their understanding. Crafted in response to the emergence of local and national specialist Stroke and Heart Attack centres, our programme provides students with the necessary clinical assessment and decision-making skills for a range of cardiology conditions. As new technological and therapeutic advances change the landscape of treatments, students of this course are kept up-to-date with the latest developments. go.herts.ac.uk/cardiology MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering Students on this course are given access to modern engineering tools and a hi-tech laboratory environment to support their learning from a practical angle. Students will learn the latest skills in the field, covering digital signal processing, microelectronic design practice, robotics networks, and more. With the option to study abroad for a year or take a work placement, students are prepared for a wide-range of careers in the electronics field. This degree is supported by such industry organisations as Global Invacom, Rolls Royce, Speakerbus Ltd, and Airbus Defence and Space. go.herts.ac.uk/h603 MSc Data Science and Analytics The MSc in Data Science and Analytics utilises our strong international reputation for research in these areas. The expertise of our staff influences this course which explores current research and practice in data science and analytics, extending students’ knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of obtaining data from various sources, the essential methods for pre-processing and cleaning data, data analytics and modelling. go.herts.ac.uk/dsa

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Student accommodation. Halls of residence On campus accommodation is guaranteed for students in their first year;* the University halls of residence offer students a wide range of accommodation options; from rooms with ensuite bathrooms, to studio rooms with private kitchen facilities. Staying in halls is mainly an option for first years, but irrespective of a student’s year of study, they can be fantastic ways to meet new people and adjust to living on their own. Room in a private house If a student has left it late to find accommodation, they may rent a room in a landlord’s house. Whilst this might not be what many students expect when they think of university living, it can be a helpful alternative to less desirable student houses off-campus. The University of Hertfordshire actively promotes the Partnership Accreditation for Landlords scheme (PAL). Students must make sure they choose PAL accredited landlords and agents when looking for off campus private rented properties. The PAL website (www.pal-online.org.uk/tenants/ why-use-the-pal-scheme) can be used to browse accommodation online with the assurance that each property meets the legal requirements, and is safe and in good condition with no hidden costs. Students can contact accredited landlords directly through the website. Private flat Students who prefer living alone might consider a private flat. The benefits are that a student has a living space all to themselves, but without others to share the costs, private flats can be very expensive. We advise that students carefully consider whether they really want to live alone whilst at university – both from a financial and social perspective.

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House/flat share Most students who pursue private accommodation go into a house or flat share with friends made on their course. We recommend that students seeking this option look online for affordable, private accommodation in the local area. Private sector halls of residence Students can also look into private university halls of residence. Whilst this option is similar to the halls of residence offered by the University of Hertfordshire, private halls may be more expensive. For students who enjoy meeting new people, this can be a great option as rooms are open to students from a variety of universities. As with house sharing, we advise students look at the options available online near to the campus. Booking accommodation Students can apply for accommodation on campus after they have been made a conditional offer holder of the University. They will be notified by email with guidance on how to do this.


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On-campus accommodation. Twin (College Lane) 43 Weeks: £97.37 per week 51 Weeks: £96.37 per week Facilities • 2 x single bed with underneath storage • 2 x bedside cabinet and storage shelf • 2 x desk with drawers, bookcase and desk lamp • 2 x desk chair • 2 x pinboard • 2 x wardrobe • Wi-Fi • Power sockets • TV aerial socket • Shared en-suite with shower, toilet and sink

Single en-suite (de Havilland) 43 Weeks: £145.88 per week Facilities • Single bed with underneath storage • Desk with drawers, bookcase and desk lamp • Desk chair • Pinboard • Wardrobe • Wi-Fi • Power sockets • TV aerial socket • Mini-fridge • En-suite with shower toilet and sink

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Standard bedroom (Telford Court, College Lane) 43 weeks: £113.89 per week 51 weeks: £119.49 per week Facilities • 4ft bed • Bedside cabinet and storage shelf • Desk with drawers, bookcase and desk lamp • Desk chair • Easy chair • Pinboard • Ottoman unit with seating and storage drawers • Wardrobe • Wi-Fi • TV aerial socket • Washbasin with sink light and mirror

Townhouse room (College Lane) 43 Weeks: £151.62 per week 51 Weeks: £147.14 per week Facilities • 4ft bed with underneath storage • Bedside cabinet and storage shelf • Desk with drawers, bookcase and desk lamp • Desk chair • Pinboard • Wardrobe • Wi-Fi • Power sockets • TV aerial socket • Bathroom shared between two students of the same sex


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On-campus accommodation. Enhanced (College Lane) 43 Weeks: £167.16 per week 51 Weeks: £162.61 per week

Standard en suite (College Lane) 43 Weeks: £158.48 per week 51 Weeks: £152.81 per week

Facilities • 4ft bed with underneath storage • Bedside cabinet and storage shelf • Desk with drawers, bookcase and desk lamp • Desk chair • Pinboard • Wardrobe • Wi-Fi • Power sockets • TV aerial socket • En-suite with shower, toilet and sink

Facilities • Single bed with underneath storage • Bedside cabinet and storage shelf • Desk with drawers, bookcase and desk lamp • Desk chair • Pinboard • Wardrobe • Wi-Fi • Power sockets • TV aerial socket • En-suite with shower, toilet and sink

Studio (College Lane) 43 Weeks: £194.53 per week Facilities • Self contained flat • 4ft bed with underneath storage • Bedside cabinet and storage shelf • Desk with drawers, bookcase and desk lamp • Desk chair • Pinboard • 2 x wardrobe • Wi-Fi • Power sockets • TV aerial socket • En-suite with shower, toilet and sink • Fridge/freezer and microwave • 2 hobs and a sink set into worktop • Eating area with table and 2 chairs

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Herts is home to international stud


over 4,000 dents. HESA Higher Education Student Statistics Survey 2018


Student life.

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We pride ourselves on our students’ academic achievements, but we also aim to give them thriving social opportunities so that they come away with memories for life. Whether it’s through our many student societies or events throughout the year, we’ve cultivated a university environment that’s as focussed on student enjoyment as it is about working for the best degree possible.

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Clubs and Societies. At the Students’ Union (SU), there’s lots to get involved with – and plenty of support if it is ever needed. The Students’ Union is the social heart of the University. It runs club and live music nights at the Forum, one of the region’s most exciting venues. It also has lots of student-run societies where students can meet people with similar interests – from astronomy to roller skating! We want to deliver an amazing student experience by encouraging students to engage with different cultures, new activities and make the most of their time in the UK. We have hundreds of societies and clubs for them to join while studying at Hertfordshire! You can find out more at: hertfordshire.su/societies

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Sports. One of the easiest ways to exercise at the University is to visit the Hertfordshire Sports Village on the de Havilland Campus. The spacious, air-conditioned gym is equipped with a range of resistance and cardio Matrix Fitness machines, along with a large free weights area and multi-use functional training rig – there are so many ways to train! Our fully qualified Health and Fitness team are always on hand to provide expert advice and support.​ ​ he gym also houses consultation rooms, two group T exercise studios, BodyBalance Physiotherapy, and a Sports Injury Clinic. Athletic Union​ ​One of the best ways for students to meet like-minded people, have fun and broaden their horizons is to join a sports club. At the University of Hertfordshire we currently have 28 clubs offering a variety of sports for all abilities.​ ​ The Athletic Union, supported by the University and the Hertfordshire Students’ Union, is the organisation through which the clubs and other student sporting activity is managed.

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The majority of our sports clubs represent the University by competing in the British Universities & College Sport (BUCS) programme and fixtures, which are usually played on Wednesday afternoons or weekends across the country. Some clubs will also participate in regional or national competitions outside of BUCS.​ Sports Scholarships If a student is a nationally ranked athlete, or has achieved national or regional recognition in their sport, they could be eligible for a University of Hertfordshire Sports Scholarship. Our Sports Scholarships combine a range of support and services for exceptionally talented athletes to successfully train, compete, and achieve both sporting and academic aspirations.


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Working in the UK.

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Part-time jobs International students who study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at a recognised university are allowed to work part-time during term time for up to 20 hours a week and full-time during the holidays. Please ensure you check your Visa status.

Volunteer work Volunteering during their studies can provide students with valuable experiences, including opportunities to explore foreign countries on international charitable projects; if they volunteer through the Students’ Union they can receive a formal certificate at the end of the year which recognises their hard work.

For those students from the European Union (EU), there are no working restrictions. However, universities do recommend that full-time students should not work more than 15 hours per week for undergraduate, and 6 hours per week for post graduate.

Students can usually be given a volunteer agreement that explains:

There are thousands of part-time student jobs in London to help support your studies. Many universities have careers and work placement centres to help you find employment. You can also search online at: • Careers Group London • Employment 4 students • StudentJob Placements Our Careers and Employment Team is committed to supporting our international students with employability and job applications through a series of job fairs offered on both campuses throughout the year. Furthermore, many courses offer students the chance to take a year’s work placement abroad to expand their studies overseas. Recent data collected by the University shows that 86% of students who take a year’s work placement achieve a first or a 2:1 in their degree compared to 62% of students who don’t. These placements are also offered internally within our own departments, such as Finance, Careers and Employment, Study Abroad, and the Office of the Vice-Chancellor. The University is committed to helping students get the most out of their studies, up to and including giving them the chance to have real experiences in their chosen field.

• The level of supervision and support they’ll get. • What training is provided. • Whether or not they are covered under the organisation’s employer or public liability insurance. • Health and Safety issues. • Any expenses that an organisation covers. Whilst volunteer agreements are not compulsory, they clearly set out what a student can expect from an organisation they volunteer for. They do not form a contract between the student and the organisation. The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has information on volunteers’ legal status. Students can find volunteering opportunities on: • Do-it website • Volunteering Matters website • Noticeboards in your local library, or in local newspapers • VSO website for overseas placements • Local Volunteer Centre website • Reach website for volunteers with specific skills like accountancy, marketing, law, management, mentoring, or IT.

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Applying to the University of Hert 1. Guidance from international office The University’s expert advisors explain the process of applying to a UK university to prospective students, looking at their career goals, areas of study, and how we can best support them. 2. Choose a course The University examines the student’s academic achievements and advises which courses they could apply to and for which they could meet the entry requirements. 3. Create your student’s application The student can apply online at herts.ac.uk/international. After which; our Admissions Team will review the student’s application, looking over their personal statement, CV, reference letter, and application form. The student will receive feedback if there are any areas lacking in their application. 4. Check the English level The University will assess the student’s English language level and advise whether the student needs to take an IELTS test or if they require one of our Pre-sessional English courses.

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5. Manage your student’s application Our Admissions Team will work closely with you to manage the student’s application and keep you updated on changes. 6. Assistance with the visa application Our team of Visa staff will help and offer guidance as students begin applying for their Tier 4 Visas. 7. Arrange student accommodation We will support students in finding a cost-effective accommodation option during their studies. We guarantee a room on campus for international students who apply by the deadlines on our website.


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Preparing documents.

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Undergraduate/Foundation: • Passport photo page • High School Transcript

(original and translated into English)

Important Sending all supporting documents together with your completed application will help speed up the application process.

(original and translated into English)

(Please send clear copies, not original documents)

• High School Graduation Certificate • Certificate of English Proficiency (IELTS or equivalent)

• References

Postgraduate/Pre-master: • Passport photo page • Undergraduate Degree Transcript (original and translated into English)

• Undergraduate Degree Graduation Certificate (original and translated into English)

• Certificate of English Proficiency (IELTS or equivalent)

• References

Previous UK education history: • Previous CAS Letter • Confirmation of Enrolment • Previous Visas (Visa stamp and Bio-metric card)

• Progression Statement

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Personal statement. Why is it important? The personal statement is your student’s opportunity to explain to the University why they should receive an offer to study. It is important that it includes the following topics: • • • •

Their reason for applying for the course Their reason for applying to UH Their reasons for applying to a UK university Their career aspirations and how the course fits in with this

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If you are applying for a course in the School of Health & Social Work such as Nursing or Physiotherapy, we have provided additional guidance on our website to help the students satisfy the additional requirements needed for such courses.


Reason for applying to the course

I would like to make an application to study Business Administration at the University of Hertfordshire. The Business Administration course is a really useful course for me because it includes topics such as Contemporary Issues in Business and Management and Business Strategy which are really important for me as I wish to learn more about the strategic management of businesses. Additionally, as the course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, it means that employers will respect the degree more within my country.

Reason for applying to UH

I would like to study at the University of Hertfordshire because it is ranked within the Top 200 Universities under 50 Years old in the World and has been recently rated Gold for it’s teaching excellence. This means that I will receive a good level of teaching and will graduate with both theoretical and practical skills. Additionally, as the University is 25 minutes to London by train, it means I can enhance my learning by seeking internships in the nation’s capital. Finally, I really like the on-campus accommodation and 24/7 libraries as it means I can learn at my own pace in a safe location.

Reasons for applying to a UK university

I want to study in the UK because the degrees are respected across the world and having a British Bachelor’s degree will really enhance my employability when I go home. Combining the quality of the UK with the University’s 96% graduate employability rate will mean that I can secure a managerial job back home after I graduate.

Career aspirations and how the course fits in with this

I would like to pursue a career in the Engineering field but as a Business or Strategic Manager. I have always been interested in the Aerospace industry and would like to work in this field when I return home. I believe that the strategic skills and practical business skills I developed whilst studying the Business Administration degree at the University of Hertfordshire will allow me to achieve my ambition of being a Business Manager within this field.

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Curriculum Vitae (CV). Mr. John Smith 08254 296 769 j.smith@gmail.com

Work history

A student’s work history needs to be relevant to the course they have applied to. This can include voluntary experience.

Educational background

We advise that students state their Grade Point Averages (GPA).

Awards, prizes, or scholarships

Students should try to mention anything they’ve received (including awards or prizes) that demonstrates their skills, merits, or qualities in the field they’ve applied for.

Most recent dates from top downwards

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Work Experience 12/16

Blank Co. Senior Account Executive Primary responsibilities: Press releases, feature articles, press conferences, seminars, creating and executing PR programmes.

11/17

Charity Shop. Administrative Assistant

08/18

Social Welfare Center. Volunteer English Teacher

Education 2011-2015

BA in English Language and Literature, University of Hertfordshire Average grade B+ / GPA

Additional Information 2011-2012

President of the Herts Dramatic Society, University of Hertfordshire

2013

Won the 2013 XCo. Best Basic Account Executive Award


Why is it important? A student’s CV quickly and efficiently displays their academic and professional skills, and their relevance for the course to which they are applying.

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Bank statements. In order to apply for a Tier 4 visa students will need to show that they have enough money to cover their tuition fees and to support themselves during their studies (maintenance). Meeting the financial requirements for a Tier 4 visa makes up 10 points of the 40 points required, so it’s important that the student understands exactly which financial documents to submit with their visa application. One of the most common reasons that a Tier 4 visa is refused is because the applicant does not show that they either have the correct amount of funds, or they do not provide the correct financial documentation. What you need to know The bank statements must contain all of the following information: • • • • • •

The student’s name or their parent’s/legal guardian’s name The account number The financial institution’s name and logo The amount of money available in that account Bank statements must be originals Bank statements must be in English or have a certified translation included

Remember – statements must show that the money has been held for a consecutive 28 day period, prior to print date, ending no more than 31 days before the date of the visa application. An electronic statement is an online statement which can be printed by the student. Most banks offer online banking to their customers, and students often find it easier to print their own statements. If the student

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prints their own statement from their online account, this is called an ‘electronic statement’. Electronic bank statements can be used with visa applications, but they must contain all of the details listed previously and each page of the online statement must be stamped by the bank, or have an accompanying letter from the bank (on headed paper) confirming that the statement is genuine. Statements from cash machines cannot be used as evidence of finances. If the student wishes to use a joint account, they must be named on the account along with one or more other person. They must also submit written consent from the other account holder to use the funds to study in the UK. If funds are held in more than one account, statements may have to be submitted from all these accounts, however the closing balance must be on the same date.


Date (must be within the last 31 days prior to visa application) & account number Stamp and date (online printed statements must be stamped by the bank.) Name of account holder address of account holder

IFIED T R CE 2/16 08/0

John Smith 34 Main Street

Date

Credit

01/01/19

£1,000

Debit

Balance £16,000

03/01/19

£600

£15,400

03/01/19

£50

£15,350

10/01/19

£25

£15,325

12/01/19

£25

£15,300

12/01/19

£2,000

£17,300

17/01/19

£20

£17,280

20/01/19

£380

£16,900

21/01/19

£1,000

£15,900

22/01/19

£5,865

£10,035

25/01/19

The date of the last transaction (must be within the last 31 days)

08/02/19 0946 592 654

BLANK BANK

£1,000

£11,035

25/01/19

£500

£9,535

28/01/19

£500

£9,035

05/02/19

£2,620

£11,655

The lowest balance over the 28 days period must not fall below the required amount.

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Bank letter. BLANK BANK

08/02/19

To whom it may concern,

Date (must be within the last 31 days) Your name or your parent’s/ legal guardian’s name

This letter confirms that John Smith holds an account at our bank. The account number is 0946 592 654. The total amount held is £11,655.The minimum balance held over the last 28 consecutive days is £9,035.

Yours faithfully,

Muham ad Li Muhammad Li

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There must be enough money in the account to cover both your course fees and living costs.


What you need to know If you are using a bank letter as evidence of funds, the letter must show all of the following information: • Your name or your parent’s/legal guardian’s name • The account number • Date must be shown on the letter

• That the money has been held for a consecutive 28 day period ending no more than 31 days before the date of your application. • Bank letters must be originals and printed on bank letter-headed paper. • Bank letters must be in English or have a certified translation included.

• The financial institution’s name and logo • The amount of money held in your account - there must be enough money in the account to cover both your course fees and living costs.

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Creative Arts portfolio.

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Students who apply to our Creative Arts courses may be required to provide a portfolio of work as part of their application. This should include a well-presented selection of the student’s work. Applicants should listen to the advice of course tutors on what to include, but they should remember that the University wants to see a range of work that reflects both their overall experience of art and design practice, but also their chosen area of study. Digital portfolios are accepted if they are provided in a viewable format. Applicants who have face-to-face interviews should consider bringing a laptop or tablet to display their portfolio if they choose to show it digitally. How to present We advise that applicants put their strongest pieces at the beginning and the end of their portfolios, so that they hopefully leave a lasting impression on the course tutor.

What to include Broadly, course tutors will be looking for portfolios that exhibit strong ideas and concepts executed to a high standard. We also advise that students include details of the journey that led them to create such work, so that tutors can gauge the research, aptitude, and development skills of applicants in pursuing their craft. Digital scans can also be helpful for students whose work is physically too large to show in person. Samples, worksheets, storyboards, and ideas sheets are also sought after by course tutors to see how applicants document their thoughts and interests. Depending on the course and area of study, both 2D and 3D work should be included if appropriate. For more information and advice on portfolios, watch our Portfolio Advice videos at go.herts.ac.uk/portfolioadvice

When examining portfolios, the University looks for evidence of: • • • •

Creativity and drawing Practical skills Research skills An open-minded, enquiring, and experimental approach to practical work • Your visual communication skills • The ability to develop ideas The best portfolios will have time and effort put into them, and the presentation of a portfolio goes a long way to reflecting this dedication. Applicants should not attempt to assemble them the night before an interview.

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Health Personal Statements.

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The NHS The NHS need not be complicated for new students, but it is important that they understand how it works. We advise that students look to the NHS website and search online to consolidate their knowledge. Once students are familiar with how it works, we advise that they research the Constitution and the Values of the NHS by visiting the UK Government’s website at: www. gov.uk/government/publications/the-nhs-constitutionfor-england When examining applicant personal statements, the University will want to know that a prospective student understands the Values of the NHS. Therefore, we advise that applicants devote a portion of their personal statement to make clear their understanding – perhaps by including examples of the Values that relate to their own experiences.

Interests & hobbies In addition to a focus on health studies, our course tutors want to get to know the students who come to study. Personal statements are also a place for applicants to get across the kinds of people they are in their free time, and applicants might want to mention hobbies and interests like playing sports or a musical instrument. Experience Work experience is often a vital way to improve studies with practical work – especially for upcoming health practitioners. We advise that students look to local hospitals and clinics for opportunities where you might observe practitioners as they work. This may prove difficult with larger hospitals, so students may look to community-based clinics, hospices, charities, and other settings that may offer experience to studying health practitioners.

Why health? The University wants to know that its applicants are willing and eager to become health practitioners. We advise that applicants make clear their reasons (both personal and professional) for wanting to study and work in this field.

Whilst the University does not expect students to complete a set period of work experience (anything from a few days to a few weeks is acceptable), we strongly advise that they seek it out, as it can be invaluable to informing and shaping the development of health practitioners.

Understanding the profession The University will want to know that a student understands the various avenues available to them as a health practitioner. We advise that prospective students of our health courses visit their online professional body. The University must stress how important it is that students of this area are fully aware of the work ahead of them, and that means doing thorough online research.

When looking at personal statements, the University wants to know what experience an applicant has, how long for, and where/with whom it was completed. It’s also important to describe just how this experience influenced their decision to pursue the health sector.

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English language requirements. When international students apply to the University, it is required that they submit proof of their English language proficiency. For most of our courses, we accept the following tests:

• All postgraduate Art, Design, Film, Music, and Media courses.

• GCSE English Language at grade C or above.

• All undergraduate and postgraduate Social Work courses.

• IGCSE English at grade C or above. • International English language Testing System (IELTS) with a score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) for undergraduate courses, or 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) for a postgraduate degree. • Pearson Test of English (PTE) with a score of 51 (with no less than 42 in any band) for undergraduate courses, or 58 (with no less than 42 in any band) for a postgraduate degree. • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 72 (with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, and speaking 20) for undergraduate courses, or 79 (with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, and speaking 20) for a postgraduate degree. • Indian Standard XII English Language with 65% for an undergraduate course, or 70% for a postgraduate degree. This is not a complete list. Students should look to the UKVI for a full list of approved English language tests.

• All undergraduate and postgraduate Nursing courses.

• Most courses in the School of Health and Emergency professions. • BSc Nutrition. • BSc Pharmaceutical Science. • MPharm. • MSc Biotechnology. • MSc Pharmacology. • MSc Molecular Biology. • MSc Environmental Management. • MSc Business Psychology. • All postgraduate Education programmes. The following courses all require an IELTS score of 7.0 (minimum band scores also apply), or local equivalent may be accepted:

IELTS, PTW and TOEFL tests are valid for two years and must be valid up to the point the student submits their visa application.

• BSc Physiotherapy.

The following courses have a higher English language requirement. They require IELTS 6.5 (minimum band scores also apply), or local equivalent may be accepted:

• MSc Social Work.

• All postgraduate Business courses.

• MSc Organisational Psychology.

• All undergraduate and postgraduate Humanities courses.

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• BSc Dietetics.

• MSc Advancing Pharmacy Practice.


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Reference letters. Make sure your students: • Choose a relevant referee • Print on official company or university letterhead • Explain the student’s relationship with the referee • Express confidence that they will complete the course • Ensure that the referee signs the letter • Add the referee’s contact details in the footer

Employer reference letter

Academic reference letter

Below is an example reference letter for a student applying for a degree in Accounting.

Below is an example academic reference letter for a student applying for a degree in Accounting.

07/11/2018

07/11/2018

To Whom It May Concern,

To Whom It May Concern,

As the vice president of Blank Co. Ltd. I am proud to recommend Mr. Smith who is a Sales Manager at my company. I would also like to offer my greatest support for her proposed study plans.

It is my great pleasure to recommend Mr. Smith for admission to your programme. I tutored Mr. Smith throughout his three years at the University through my lecture and seminars. I also advised him upon his graduate thesis as his personal tutor for the assignment. Through his dedication to his studies, and the eagerness with which he approached research projects, Mr. Smith has proven himself a truly mature, responsible individual.

Firstly, allow me to give you a rough idea of our company; Blank Co. is a reasonably successful company in the UK, and the core of our business is the manufacturing and sales of garments, accessories, and materials. Mr. Smith’s primary strengths are his independence and ability to deal with high pressure situations and solve problems as they arise. and he has proven himself to be exceptionally able time and again. He is also very pragmatic when accessing the industry and has offered invaluable opinions regarding our quality control exercise and cost analysis reformation projects, and has made a great contribution to both the manufacturing process and the administrative organisation. He is a great leader, and with his team produces fantastic results in any and all situations. Mr. Smith is articulate and has enviable communication skills; as evidenced by his thoroughly professional treatment of our foreign clients, including the painstakingly organised meetings between them and the company, and his clear presentation of our products to the clients. His skills in meetings have led to his securing an impressive number of deals, thereby proving himself a positive asset to our company. Finally, I would like to express my absolute confidence in Mr. Smith’s capability, I feel that he will be great asset to your programme and I am sure that he will complete the course with flying colours.

Best Regards,

Emma Wil iams

In my time as the accounting, finance, and economics programme leader, I have come across many students with an incredible knowledge of the subject area. However, Mr. Smith is a particularly unique student, in that he contributed to my seminars in a meaningful way; providing feedback and interaction related to his prior studies and work experience; sharing the knowledge he had gained with his fellow seminar members. His efforts to broaden his horizons through my lectures, and his own research were simply outstanding. I believe that Mr. Smith will not only gain a great deal from the opportunities and experiences offered by the university, but also that he will perform with continuing excellence and greatly contribute to your programme. Mr. Smith is an incredible student, and I offer him my full recommendation.

Yours sincerely,

L oisFletcher Lois Fletcher

Programme Leader - accounting, finance, and economics University of Blank lfletcher@uob.ac.uk

Emma Williams

Executive Vice President, Blank Co. Ltd. e.williams@blanksupply.com

BLANK CO. LTD. | (44) 08499 386 710

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UNIVERSITY OF BLANK | (44) 06392 805 676


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Contact us.

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Stuart Smith

Siaz Miah

Stuart is the Director of International, he oversees the strategic direction of International Student Recruitment and International Partnerships.

Sayaz is the Head of International Recruitment, he oversees the operational management of the international student recruitment team.

s.smith27@herts.ac.uk

s.miah21@herts.ac.uk

Gavin Tan

James Perrin

Gavin is the Regional Manager for East Asia & South East Asia. He oversees the East Asia, South East Asia, China, and Australasia markets. He should be contacted regarding new agent requests and specific enquiries.

James is the Head of International Partnership, he oversees the operational management of the international partnerships at the University of Hertfordshire.

g.tan3@herts.ac.uk

j.perrin@herts.ac.uk

Adam Pettit

James Farren

Adam is the Regional Manager for Africa and the Middle East. He oversees the Africa and Middle East markets. He should be contacted regarding new agent requests as well as specific enquiries from his market.

James is the Regional Manager for South Asia. He oversees the South Asia markets. He should be contacted regarding new agent requests as well as specific enquiries from his market.

a.pettit@herts.ac.uk

j.farren@herts.ac.uk


Sharloney Gray

Kristyna Kanokova

Sharloney is the International Compliance Officer; she should be contacted if you have any queries about UKVI Tier 4 Policy and subsequent Tier 4 visa applications that students may make.

Kristyna is the Regional Manager for Europe and the Americas, she should be contacted regarding new agent requests as well as specific enquiries from her market.

s.gray8@herts.ac.uk

k.kanokova@herts.ac.uk

Kathryn Shaw

Rob Hodgson

Kathryn Shaw is the International Services Manager; she should be contacted regarding agent commission, contracts, and general administration specifically linked to international.

Rob is Head of International Admissions and is responsible for heading up the International Admissions team. He should be contacted with any queries regarding international admissions.

k.e.1.shaw@herts.ac.uk

r.g.hodgson@herts.ac.uk

Ellen Marriott

Kamen Yau

Ellen Marriott is the International Services Manager. She looks after the marketing of the International Office and should be contacted with any initial requests for materials or campaigns.

Kamen is the International Officer for East Asia & South East Asia. She supports the East Asia, South East Asia, China markets. She should be contacted regarding new agent requests as well as specific enquiries.

e.marriott@herts.ac.uk

k.yau2@herts.ac.uk

Tom Rowe

Catherine Fulton

Tom is the International Officer for Africa and the Middle East. He supports the Africa and Middle East markets. He should be contacted regarding new agent requests as well as specific enquiries from his market.

Catherine is the International Marketing Officer; she should be contacted regarding conversion and any communications that go to students during the recruitment cycle.

t.rowe@herts.ac.uk

c.fulton@herts.ac.uk

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@uniofhertsintl

+44 (0)1707 284 800

herts.ac.uk/international

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