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HIC, University of Hertfordshire

 

The University of Hertfordshire has a long history of providing a wide range of higher-education opportunities to students from all over the world. We are proud of our commitment to excellence in teaching, learning and research and take very seriously our charter to undertake research that is responsive to regional, national and international needs and makes a relevant and respected contribution to the development of sustainable societies.

The University has a proud tradition of academic excellence and internationalisation, which is strengthened through our relationship with our Associate College, HIC. We are involved in moderating all HIC courses, developing new curricula and maintaining the quality and equivalency of courses through our equal membership on HIC’s Academic Advisory Committee.

 


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HIC provides an excellent opportunity to enter UK higher education. We offer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pathways that result in the award of a University of Hertfordshire Degree.

 

  1. The University of Hertfordshire is one of the most improved Universities in the UK, climbing 16 places in the latest ranking (Guardian University Guide, 2015).

  2. HIC is located in the historic town of Hatfield, which is just a 25-minute train journey from Central London.

  3. The University of Hertfordshire offers some of the best UK university sports facilities and a world-class 1,500 capacity entertainment venue.

  4. HIC pathway students receive unparalleled academic support, with small class sizes and additional tutorials.

  5. HIC is the UK's longest established on-campus pathway college in the UK.

  1. r options and a very high graduate employment rate.

About Pathway to Education

ABOUT PATHWAY EDUCATION

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

Foundation or Stage1 – Otherwise also known as Certificate IV or Tertiary Access - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. The tertiary access is an accelareated program for more advanced students.

Diploma Year 1 - Stage 2  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for direct entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

Graduate Diploma - A 2 term and accelerated 1 term programme is available for students who have a degree, but not one which is equivalent to a UK degree. Successful completion leads to direct entry to the master degree.
English Language - A presessional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the minimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the case of English Language entry.

 

Pathway Programmes

Undergraduate Pathways

Business
Computer Science
Creative Arts
Engineering and Technology
Law
Life and Medical Sciences
Mass Communications

 

Postgraduate Pathway

Business
Creative Arts
Life and Medical Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Progression Degrees

Bachelor Degrees

BA (Hons) Accounting, BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, BA (Hons) Business Administration, BA (Hons) Business Studies, BA (Hons) Economics, BA (Hons) Marketing, BA (Hons) Marketing with Advertising, BA (Hons) Business Economics, BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence), BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Networks), BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Software Engineering), BSc (Hons) Information Technology, BA (Hons) 2D Animation and Character for Digital Media*, BA (Hons) 3D Computer Animation and Modelling*, BA (Hons) 3D Games Art and Design*, BSc (Hons) Audio Recording and Production,  BA (Hons) Contemporary Design Crafts*, BA (Hons) Digital Media Arts*, BA (Hons) Fashion*, BA (Hons) Film & Television Post-Production, BA (Hons) Film & Television Production, BA (Hons) Fine Art*, BA (Hons) Graphic Design*, BA (Hons) Illustration*, BSc (Hons) Industrial Design*, BA (Hons) Interactive Media Design, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design*, BA (Hons) Model Design (Character and Creative Effects)*, BA (Hons) Model Design (Model Effects)*, BA (Hons) Model Design (Special Effects)*, BSc (Hons) Music Composition and Technology, BSc (Hons) Music Composition and Technology for Film and Games, BA / BSc (Hons) Music Industry Management, BSc (Hons) Music Technology, BA (Hons) Photography*, BA (Hons) Product Design*, BSc (Hons) Songwriting and Music Production, BSc (Hons) Sound Design Technology, BA (Hons) Visual Effects for TV and Film*, BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Space Technology, BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering, BEng (Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering, BEng (Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering with Pilot Studies, BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering with Motorsport, BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering, BEng (Hons) Digital Communications and Electronics,     BEng (Hons) Digital Systems and Computer Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering and Mechatronics, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Mechatronics, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, BSc (Hons) Aerospace Technology with Management, BSc (Hons) Aerospace Technology with Pilot Studies, BSc (Hons) Automotive Technology with Management, BSc (Hons) Computer Technology and Networks, BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology, BSc (Hons) Multimedia Systems Technology, LLB (Hons) Accelerated Law (two year programme), LLB (Hons) Law, LLB (Hons) Government and Politics, LLB (Hons) Commercial Law, BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences, BSc (Hons) Environmental Management, BSc (Hons) Environmental Management with Agriculture, BSc (Hons) Geography, BSc (Hons) Human Geography, BSc (Hons) Molecular Biology, BSc (Hons) Nutrition, BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science, BSc (Hons) Pharmacology, BSc (Hons) Physical Geography, BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Science, BSc (Hons) Sports Studies, BA (Hons) Mass Communications, BA (Hons) Journalism and Media, BA (Hons) Media and Publishing, BSc (Hons) Astrophysics, BSc (Hons) Financial Mathematics, BSc (Hons) Mathematics, BSc (Hons) Physics

 

*Portfolio required.

**Students will receive a £500 discount on this stage if course fees are paid in full before the start of the academic year.

 

Master Degrees

MA Human Resource Management and Employment Relations+, MSc Accounting and Financial Management*, MSc International Business, MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management*, MSc Management, MSc Marketing, MSc Project Management, MA Animation, MA Applied Arts, MA Contemporary Textiles, MA Digital Media Arts, MA Fashion, MA Film and Television, MA Fine Art, MA Games Art, MA Graphic Design, MA Illustration, MA Interactive Media, MA Interior and Spatial Design, MA Photography, MA Product Design, MA Screen Cultures, MSc Music and Sound Technology (Audio Engineering/Programming), MSc Music Composition for Film and Media, MSc Biotechnology, MSc Business Psychology, MSc Environmental Management for Agriculture, MSc Environmental Management for Business, MSc Environmental Management, MSc Molecular Biology, MSc Occupational Psychology, MSc Organisational Psychology, MSc Research Methods in Psychology, MSc Sustainable Planning and Environmental Management, MSc Sustainable Planning, MSc Water and Environmental Management, MSc Clinical Advancing Pharmacy Practice, MSc Pharmaceutical Analysis, MSc Pharmaceutics, MSc Pharmacology

 

* Not available for September start.

+ Not available for January start.

Entry Requirements

Foundation Stage 1 - 5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C-grade average overall (1 Semester)

                                    5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum D-grade average overall (2 Semesters)

                                   or Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with grade average of 2.5 (1 semester)

                                   or Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with grade average of 2.0  (2 semesters)

                                   IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Diploma Stage 2 - 120 UCAS Tariff points at A /AS level or a minimum of 24 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB)

                              or completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with grade average of 3.0 (3.5 for Engineering)                           

                               IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Graduate Diploma -A qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND), in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale,

                                 or Completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree: GPA 2.2 (1 semester)

                                 or Completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree: GPA 2.0 (2 semesters)

                                 IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Other English requirements  -4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any skill) before pathway  ( 1, 2 oe 3 semester options available)

                                                - 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in any skill) English + pathway  (10 week and 6 week options available)

Dates and Prices



State Dates: January, June and September

Note: Some pathways  may not be available throughout the year.

English Language Course fee
IEL 1: 12 weeks £4,300 (£4,450)
IEL 3: 22 weeks £7,050 (£7,200)
Undergraduate pathway
Stage of study HIC course fee per stage University of Hertfordshire course fee per stage
Stage 1: University Foundation (one and two semesters)
  • Business
  • Creative Arts
  • Mass Communications
  • Law
One semester: £5,500 (£6,250)

Two semesters: £8,800 (£9,450)

N /A
Stage 1: University Foundation (two semesters)
  • Computer Science
  • Law
  • Life and Medical Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
£8,800 (£9,450) N /A
Stage 2: First Year Degree
  • Business
  • Mass Communications
£10,800 (£11,450) N /A
Stage 2: First Year Degree
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
  • Creative Arts
  • Life and Medical Sciences
£11,300 (£11,950) N /A
Stage 2: First Year Degree
  • Law
N /A £11,000*
Stage 3: Second Year Degree
  • Business
  • Law
  • Mass Communications
N /A £11,000*
Stage 3: Second Year Degree
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
  • Creative Arts
  • Life and Medical Sciences
N /A £11,500*
Stage 4: Final Year Degree
  • Business
  • Law
  • Mass Communications
N /A £11,000*
Stage 4: Final Year Degree
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
  • Creative Arts
  • Life and Medical Sciences
N A £11,500*
Postgraduate pathway
Stage of study HIC course fee per stage University of Hertfordshire course fee per stage
Stage 1: Pre-Masters in Business, Creative Arts, Life and Medical Sciences. One semester: £6,100 (£6,650)

Two semesters £9,300: (£9,450)

N /A
Stage 2: Masters (Business) N /A £12,000*
Stage 2: Masters (Creative Arts) N /A £12,500*
Stage 2: Masters (Life and Medical Sciences) N /A £12500

 

 

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