University of Hertfordshire

  • University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield AL10 9AB, United Kingdom
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The University of Hertfordshire (UOH) is a public university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Its antecedent institution, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1948 and was identified as one of 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom in 1959.
In 1992, Hatfield Polytechnic was granted university status by the British government and subsequently renamed University of Hertfordshire. It is one of the post-1992 universities.
Hertfordshire has two campuses based in College Lane and de Havilland. With over 25,130 students, including more than 5,200 international students that together represent 100 countries, Hertfordshire has a global alumni of over 1,650 The university is one of Hertfordshire's largest employers with over 2,700 staff, 812 of which are academic members of staff. It has a turnover of more than £235 million. The university has 11 schools: Hertfordshire Business School, Computer Science, Creative Arts, Education, Engineering and Technology, Health and Social Work, Humanities (which oversees its CATS programme), Hertfordshire Law School, Life and Medical Sciences, Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics and Hertfordshire Higher Education Consortium. Hertfordshire is a member of University Alliance, Universities UK and European University Association.

The University is the UK's leading business-facing university and an exemplar in the sector. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organizations to excel.

Aerospace Technology with Management

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10845

Why choose this course?

  • This BSc Honours degree course in Aerospace Technology with Management is part of our suite of aerospace degree courses
  • Our longstanding, good reputation and our contacts with industry ensure a very high record of graduate employment
  • We maintain close links with industry to keep our courses fresh and relevant
  • You will have access to the best equipment: flight simulator, wind tunnels, specialist laboratories and CAE software
  • Our courses include input from aircraft makers, research projects and leading industry figures
  • Our BSc Aerospace Technology with Management students have previously completed work placement years at companies including: Airbus Industries, Duxford Aviation Society, and Lockhead Martin
  • Recent Aerospace Technology graduates have gone on to work at organisations including Zodiac Aerospace, Stansted Airport, and Toyota
  • You do not need an A-level in Mathematics or Physics to gain entry to this course, you simply need the correct UCAS points and your enthusiasm for the subject
  • We are members of the CDIO Initiative (Conceive Design Implement Operate), a worldwide network of academic professionals, industry representatives and engineering leaders who have a passion for engineering education and engineering leadership. The CDIO framework has been embedded into our undergraduate degree programme, ensuring you’ll put into practice what you learn through “Design and Build” projects during your studies.
 

$18485 Annual Fees

Aerospace Technology with Pilot Studies

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10846

Why choose this course?

  • This is the ideal course if you are interested in a role that combines technical knowledge with piloting
  • The student with greatest flying performance is awarded a Scholarship, to extend their pilot training after graduation
  • You will have access to excellent equipment: flight simulator, wind tunnels, specialist laboratories and CAE software
  • Provides potential pilots with a high-level qualification for alternative employment in the aerospace sector
  • Our BSc Aerospace Technology with Pilot Studies students have previously completed work placement years at companies including: Inflite Services, Virgin Atlantic Engineering, and British Airways
  • Recent Aerospace Technology graduates have gone on to work at organisations including Airbus Defence and Space, Fujitsu, and Toyota
  • You can gain access to this course with a broad range of entry qualifications and an enthusiasm for flying
  • We are members of the CDIO Initiative (Conceive Design Implement Operate), a worldwide network of academic professionals, industry representatives and engineering leaders who have a passion for engineering education and engineering leadership. The CDIO framework has been embedded into our undergraduate degree programme, ensuring you’ll put into practice what you learn through “Design and Build” projects during your studies.

$18485 Annual Fees

Architecture

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10847

Why choose this course?
Gain practical skills alongside theory

This course empowers you to satisfy the requirements of a brief and re-energise our environment.  You’ll learn the technical knowledge to inspire your professional portfolio.  We’ll teach you how to analyse, develop, test and communicate your ideas.  You’ll be working on drawings and models for domestic, public and commercial projects, such as houses, museums and cityscapes.  Be creative. Spend time in our fantastic studios and workshops.  We have woodworking, metalworking and casting workshops to help you develop real-world skills. Try your hand at ceramics (for building facades), printmaking and life-drawing classes to enhance your sketching skills. Use our specialist computer software suites and even download software onto your personal laptop. With 3D printers, laser cutters, a welding booth and studio space at your fingertips, we’ll help you bring your idea to life.
Discover the history that has influenced architecture.  From garden cities, new towns built after WW2, to today’s contemporary cities.  How do the needs of society motivate design?  You’ll learn to be an innovative and responsible architect.  To evaluate a building’s purpose, the impact of materials and the cultural factors which underpin design.  You’ll gain insights in the international and national perspectives of the built environment. We’ll encourage you to question the role of technology, gender, politics and economics in design.  You’ll debate the issues confronting architects, including sustainability, urban sprawl and gentrification. By analysing theory and practice you’ll become confident in the founding principles of design philosophy.   

$18485 Annual Fees

Astrophysics

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10848

Why choose this course?

  • On our Astrophysics BSc (Hons) degree you will study the cosmos in all its wonder, gaining a detailed physical understanding of how the Universe works. We put a lot of emphasis on understanding the physical and mathematical principles behind astrophysical phenomena.
  • You will also gain considerable hand-on experience of astronomical observations at our dedicated teaching observatory, beginning your studies there only a few weeks after commencing your degree with us.
  • During your second and third years you will specialise in more advanced Astrophysical topics, including the physics of the solar system and extrasolar planets, cosmology, and star formation and stellar evolution. We also offer a range of options in your final year, including learning how to plan space missions in Space Dynamics and the flight dynamics of rockets in Rocket Performance and Propulsion.
  • You will also carry out a final year investigative project in a cutting-edge area of Astrophysics research. You will be closely supervised and guided by one of our experienced researchers in the Centre for Astrophysics Research. Previous projects have included mapping the Orion Nebula with our telescopes at Bayfordbury, studying planetary systems with the Herschel Space Observatory, and modeling high energy jets from galactic nuclei.
  • If you’re continuing on our MPhys programme it’s possible to extend your project into your MPhys year. We also have an innovative strand of industrial projects supported by the Institute of Physics, that give you direct experience of working in industrial research.

 

$18485 Annual Fees

Astrophysics with Space Science

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10849

Why choose this course?
Combine your interests in astrophysics and spaceflight
You are fascinated by the science that underlies our current understanding of the universe, and you are excited by the exploration of space within our solar system using spacecraft. You want to develop your skills in physics, maths, computing and practical work and understand how modern technology is enabling us to probe further into the universe - using telescopes based on the Earth and in space - and travel to more distant worlds using robotic spacecraft. You are interested in the role that the space industry can play in saving and protecting our planet.
We offer a broad and exciting curriculum which covers topics from planetary science to space systems, cosmology to rocket science. Our hands-on approach to the application of the physical and space sciences will spark your imagination. You’ll become creative and be able to solve real-world problems based on research-informed knowledge.
You don’t want to choose between your two favourite subjects. By studying astrophysics with space science at Herts, you’ll have the best of both worlds.

 

$18485 Annual Fees