University of Hertfordshire Business School

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University of Hertfordshire Business School

University of Hertfordshire Business School

About Hertfordshire Business School

deHavilland campus

Why choose the Business School?

The School delivers close to 20,000 scheduled learning activities per annum, supporting more than 1 million hours of student learning per annum.


Empowering students through transformational education and research.


Transforming students as learners and professionals, enabling them to play their part in the global economy by challenging and innovating business thinking.

Our alumni

Find out about Hertfordshire Business School alumni and how their experiences at the University have helped them shape a range of exciting careers.

World-class research facilities and resources

You will have 24 hour access to our Learning Resources Centres 7 days a week, so you can access the workstations, software, and all the books and journals you might need to produce exceptional work.

Study what you want, when you want

Our courses can be studied full or part time at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

At undergraduate level you can even include a Business School course as a part of your studies if you want to do an interdisciplinary, joint honours or combined modular degree.

Our range of professional short course programmes are also taught during evenings and weekends to fit around your other commitments.

Our state-of-the-art teaching and learning environment is on Hertfordshire University’s de Havilland campus, a short distance from central London and the historic city of St Albans.

You could be among the 4,300 students who are already here studying one of our 13 flexible Business subject areas.

Home to a vibrant research community

Innovative and acclaimed research is constantly produced in the Hertfordshire Business School. The School has concentrated its wide ranging research on Business and Management into one large Research Centre – Centre for Research on Management, Economy and Society (CRoMES).

World-renowned professional accreditations

Our professional accreditations include:

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • City and Guilds (C&G)
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Study exchange programmes

We offer study abroad and exchange opportunities at over 150 partner universities and business schools across Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, South America and Africa.

You will also have the opportunity to study a language as part of your undergraduate course.

Undergraduate business courses

Choose from a wide variety of undergraduate business courses here at the Hertfordshire Business School.

Course UCAS Code(s) Can study a language?
Accounting N400, NR49, N4T9 Yes
Accounting & Finance NN43 No
Business Administration N252, N251 Yes
Business Economics L112 Yes
Business Studies N100, N1R9, N1T9 Yes
Economics L101, L1R9, L1T9 Yes
Event Management N820, N8R9, N8T9 Yes
Finance N300 Yes
Human Resource Management N600, N6R9, N6T9 Yes
IT Management for Business (ITMB) GN52 Yes
International Business N120, N9R1, NCT9 Compulsory
International Management (Dual Award) N290 Compulsory
International Tourism Management N830 Yes
Management N201, 0S78, 9L58 Yes
Marketing N500, N9R5, N5R9 Yes
Tourism Management N800, N9R8, N9T8 Yes

Courses combining more than one subject

We also offer the following combined degrees which can lead to some very interesting career opportunities. These subject do not allow you to study a language.

Course UCAS Code
Business and Accounting NN4D
Business and Economics N1L1
Business and Finance NN13
Business and Information Systems NG1M
Business and Event Management NN1V
Business and Marketing NN1M
Business and Human Resources NN1P
Business and Tourism N1N8
Accounting and Economics NL41
Event Management and Marketing NN8M
Event Management and Tourism N891
Finance and Economics L1N3
Marketing and Advertising N590
Marketing with Digital Communications N501
Marketing with Fashion N5W2

Level 6 Direct Entry (Top Up)

Sandwich degrees

Choosing a sandwich degree means your degree will take 4 years instead of 3 and you get the added benefits of choosing to take a work placement, or studying abroad with one of our 150 partner institutions in Europe, North America, South America, the Asia Pacific and Australia.

You can also choose to combine both with 6 months of work and 6 months of study.

Both of these opportunities can really boost your employability on graduation.

Student support

We offer a range of support services to our Business School students, including our Centre for Academic Skills Enhancement, Student Support and Guidance Service, Careers, Employment and Enterprise Service and Study Abroad Office, which are all in addition to the University-wide student support services.

Postgraduate business courses

Postgraduate business courses

Courses to choose from

If you are looking to further your education as well as your career prospects, choose from a wide range of postgraduate business courses:

We also offer a flexible route, based on work experience, giving you the opportunity to select different subject areas to develop an individual but coherent programme that suits your own needs.

See also, Flexible Credit Framework ‘Credit Accumulation and Transfer’ (CATS) Programme.

We also offer 2 doctorate programmes:

Study modes

You can choose to study our postgraduate courses either on a full-time basis (usually one year), or part-time (usually over two years).

Our Doctorate programmes can only be studied on a part-time basis.

Professional programmes

Access our wide range of professionally accredited short courses to boost your career.

Fees and Scholarships

Find out more about our fees and the range of non-repayable scholarships that could be available to you.

Make an application

Apply for a postgraduate degree.

Student support

We offer a range of support services to our Business School students, which are in addition to the University-wide student support services.