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.

Songwriting and Music Production

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10985

Why choose this course?

  • The Songwriting and Music Production degree is a unique and distinctive degree award in the UK. 
  • You are fascinated by the potential of technology in the creative process 
  • You wish to understand and explore current trends in songwriting 
  • You wish to be taught by current practitioners and exponents in the art of writing songs within the commercial sector 
  • You wish to be part of a department within a school that includes film making, animation and the creative arts 
  • You will have the opportunity to explore your creative interests and ideas through a series of songwriting projects and to have your songs performed in a variety of venues 
  • Gain a BSc – because we genuinely explore the art and science of music composition 
  • We have a strong, ongoing record of student satisfaction over several years since the launch of the national student survey. 
  • The University of Hertfordshire has consistently been towards the top of various league tables reflecting student satisfaction. 
  • We have some of the best resources in the UK, including state-of-the art music studios and film and TV facilities.  
  • Our music industry advisory panel is second to none in the UK and includes key figures in the music industry such as Tim Clark (Robbie Williams's manager), Mike Smith (MD Columbia Records) and Korda Marshall (who signed Take That, James Blunt etc.) 

$18485 Annual Fees

Sport and Exercise Science

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10986

Why choose this course?
You’ll study on a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recognised programme which will allow you to complete the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist qualification near graduation. During your time with us, you’ll cover the three main disciplines of sport science: physiology (including nutrition), biomechanics and psychology. You’ll learn about human anatomy, sports performance, and strength and conditioning. You’ll use the performance labs to learn how to assess and improve sporting performance. What’s more, you’ll gain invaluable knowledge on the role exercise plays in improving health and wellbeing. 
Many of your lecturers are accredited or chartered with professional bodies. These include the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and the British Psychological Society (BPS). This means you’ll learn from lecturers who  are recognised for their high standards of knowledge and skills. They’ll be there to ensure those standards are transferred to you. You’ll spend around eight hours in lectures per week, and eight hours in practical sessions. Some of these will take place in our labs, others are interactive workshops and seminars. We’re rated TEF Gold, making us one of the best universities for teaching and support.

$18485 Annual Fees

Sports Business Management

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10987

Why choose this course?
The course has a strong theme of practical experience being applied to an environment of your choice. You will also benefit from some of the best university-based sports and fitness facilities in the country, and have opportunities to support research.

$18485 Annual Fees

Sports Coaching

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10988

Why choose this course?
f you love sport and want to focus on coaching, this is the course for you. The course has a strong emphasis on practical experience being applied to the environment of your choice. 
Our sports coaching degree gives you the opportunity to explore coaching theory, research and practice. You’ll focus on contemporary areas of sports coaching study, including coach education, learning and practical skills. You’ll also develop your own specialised coaching knowledge, attributes and abilities through a wide range of theoretical and hands-on experiences. Throughout, we’ll encourage you to shape your own professional development journey and achieve the appropriate vocational coaching qualifications to take your career in the direction you want. We’ll also emphasise the importance of developing your academic and research strengths, improving your confidence, credibility and critical writing skills. 

$18485 Annual Fees

Sports Development

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • 3 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 10989

Why choose this course?
If you love sport and want to encourage participation by providing opportunities for people to get involved, this is the course for you. The course has a strong emphasis on practical experience being applied to the environment of your choice. 
This course will give you a deep, considered appreciation for the role physical activity and sports play in today’s global society. You’ll explore the importance of both community and high-performance sport, while looking at the challenges involved in engaging an inactive population. You’ll also examine the significance of large-scale sports events, using key concepts and theories to appraise sports policy and individuals’ behaviour. At every stage, and in every context, we’ll encourage you to use your new-found insights to evaluate sports development practice. 

$18485 Annual Fees