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Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
20+
from 9 150 £ / semester

Description

Quick overview:

  • Age of entrants: from 20 years;
  • Duration of pre-master programs: 1 or 2 semesters;
  • Beginning of classes: September, January, May;
  • Required level of English: IELTS 5.5;
  • Training directions: 6 directions.

About the educational program: The program of preparation for a master's program for foreign participants includes 6 directions. Applicants must graduate from high school and have a level of knowledge of English at least IELTS 5.5 (if the level of knowledge is lower, then first the participants enter special English courses, which are also conducted by the university).

Programs last 1 or 2 semesters and start in September, January or May (depending on the program and duration). After the successful completion of the program, graduates enter the first year of the Master's program in accessible specialties. After the completion of the training, there are 24 master's programs available for admission.

Directions:

Animation & Gaming

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the classes: 1 (beginning: January, May) or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January)
  2. Semester program:
  • Interactive learning and communication;
  • Academic writing skills;
  • Pre-Masters project (level 1).

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Theory and practice of mass communications;
  • Advanced learning skills;
  • Pre-master project 2.

4. Master programs:

  • Animation;
  • Games Art and Design.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • Computer Animation;
  • Computer game manufacturers;
  • TV;
  • Special effects companies.

Art and Design (Art & Design)

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the classes: 1 (beginning: January, May) or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January)
  2. Semester program:
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication Skills;
  • Academic writing;
  • Pre-Masters project 1.

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Advanced practical training skills;
  • Mass Communications;
  • Pre-master project 2.

4. Master programs:

  • Contemporary Crafts;
  • Contemporary Textiles;
  • Digital Media Arts;
  • Fine Arts;
  • Graphic Design;
  • Illustration;
  • Interior architecture and design;
  • Photography;
  • Product Design.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • Design of architecture and space;
  • Advertising and marketing;
  • Creative professions.

Business and Management (Business & Management)

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the lessons: 1 or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January, May)
  2. Semester program:
  • Research methods and skills;
  • Economics of the environment for business;
  • Business Strategies;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Academic writing.

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Service Management;
  • People management;
  • Marketing.

4. Master programs:

  • Human Resource Management;
  • Accounting and Financial Management;
  • International Business;
  • Management;
  • Marketing;
  • Project Management;
  • Product Design.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • International companies;
  • Government bodies;
  • Advertising and marketing companies;
  • international trade;
  • British Airways, Citibank, Coca Cola, Deutsche Bank, IBM, Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Times Newpapers, Sony Europe.

Fashion

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the lessons: 1 or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January)
  2. Semester program:
  • Interactive training;
  • Academic Written Speech;
  • Pre-Master Specialized Project (Level 1).

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Higher Learning Skills;
  • Mass Communications;
  • Pre-Master Specialized Project (2nd level).

4. Master programs:

  • Fashion.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • All areas of modern fashion and design.

Film, television and music production (Film, TV & Music Production)

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the classes: 1 (beginning: January, May) or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January)
  2. Semester program:
  • Academic Skills;
  • Written speech;
  • Pre-Masters Special Project (1st stage).

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Higher Skills in Academic Knowledge;
  • Theory of mass communications;
  • Pre-Masters Special Project (2nd stage).

4. Master programs:

  • Film and Television;
  • Music and Sound Technology (Audio Engineering);
  • Music and Sound Technology (Programming);
  • Music and Sound for Film and Games.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • Film industry;
  • Music and sound recording companies.

Business and Management (Business & Management)

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the lessons: 1 or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January, May)
  2. Semester program:
  • Methods and skills of academic research;
  • Economics in business;
  • Strategies in International Business;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Written Speech Skills.

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Service operations management;
  • Managing a person;
  • Marketing.

4. Master programs:

  • International Tourism and Hospitality Management.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • International and local tourism;
  • Hospitality companies.

 

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Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
17+
from 9 250 £ / semester

About the educational program:

Age of participants: 17 years;
Duration of the programs: 1 or 2 semesters;
Beginning of classes: September, January, May;
Required level of English: IELTS 5.5.
The University offers to foreign students planning to enter the Baccalaureate department, 12 different areas of training. To participate in the program, you must have a diploma of high school (any country) and a language level of IELTS - 5.5. If the level of knowledge of the language is insufficient, applicants can apply for special intensive English courses.

Training programs affect a wide range of areas of science and technology, after each of the programs, entry into specialized bachelor's programs is possible. Students during the training receive not only knowledge, but also all the necessary assistance in the process of adaptation to the education system and life in Britain. The University has support services for foreign students and a career development center. In the case of successful completion of the program, the student enters the first course of the bachelor's department of the University of Hertfordshire in the chosen specialty. For successful completion of the program and admission for the first year of a bachelor's degree, you must earn at least 50% of the passing points for each module with attendance of at least 85%.

List of 12 areas of training:

  • Animation & Gaming:
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Introduction to Computing;
    • Skills of practical training;
    • Introduction to art, design, films and media;
    • Business research;
    • Introduction to Mass Communications;
    • Project Specialist;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • 2D animation and characters for digital media;
      • Computer 3D animation and modeling;
      • Three-dimensional art and game design.
  • Art and Design (Art & Design):
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Principles of Computation;
    • Practice Skills in Training;
    • Introduction to art, design, film and media art;
    • Business Studies;
    • Introduction to Mass Communications;
    • Project Specialist;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Architecture;
      • Design of the handmade;
      • Digital Media Design;
      • Fine Arts;
      • Graphic Design;
      • Illustration;
      • Interior Architecture and Design;
      • Model Design (Character and Creative Effects);
      • Model Design (Model Effects);
      • Model Design (Special Effects);
      • Photography;
      • Product and Industrial Design.
  • Business and Management (Business & Management):
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Information and Communication Technologies;
    • Introduction to the theory of mass communications;
    • Business research;
    • Globalization;
    • Business Management;
    • Introduction to Accounting;
    • Introduction to the economy;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Accounting;
      • Accounting and Finance;
      • Business Administration;
      • Business Economics;
      • Economics;
      • Event Management;
      • Finance;
      • Marketing;
      • Music Industry Management.
  • Computer Science:
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Mass Communications;
    • Business research;
    • Introduction to Informatics;
    • Math Level 1;
    • Math Level 2;
    • Programming;
    • Statistics;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Computer Science;
      • Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence);
      • Computer Science (Networks);
      • Computer Science (Software Engineering);
      • Information Technology.
  • Engineering & Technology:
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Introduction to Informatics;
    • Mathematics level 1 and level 2;
    • Programming;
    • Physics level 1 and level 2;
    • Statistics;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Aerospace Engineering with Space Technology;
      • Aerospace Engineering;
      • Aerospace Systems Engineering;
      • Aerospace Systems Engineering with Pilot Studies;
      • Automotive Engineering with Motorsport;
      • Automotive Engineering;
      • Biomedical Engineering;
      • Civil Engineering;
      • Electronics and Communication Engineering;
      • Electronics and Computer Engineering;
      • Electronic Engineering and Mechatronics;
      • Manufacturing Engineering;
      • Mechanical Engineering with Mechatronics;
      • Mechanical Engineering;
      • Aerospace Technology with Management;
      • Aerospace Technology with Pilot Studies;
      • Automotive Technology with Management;
      • Computer Technology and Networks;
      • Motorsport Technology;
      • Multimedia and Internet Technology.
  • Fashion:
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Principles of Informatics;
    • Practice Skills in Training;
    • Introduction to art, design, film and media art;
    • Includes all subjects of the semester program;
    • Research in the fields of business knowledge;
    • Principles of mass communications;
    • Project Specialist;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Fashion Design;
      • Fashion and Fashion Business.
  • Film, television and music production (Film, TV & Music Production):
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Computer science;
    • Practical skills in the learning process;
    • Art, design, film and media: principles of action;
    • Includes 4 subjects of the semester program;
    • Business;
    • Theory of mass communications;
    • Independent project;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Audio Recording and Production;
      • Broadcast Media Technology;
      • Film and Television Production;
      • Music Composition and Technology;
      • Music Composition and Technology for Film and Games;
      • Music Technology;
      • Songwriting and Music Production;
      • Sound Design Technology;
      • Visual Effects for Film and Television;
      • Music Industry Management.
  • The right (Law):
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Introduction to Contract Law;
    • Introduction to Criminal Law;
    • Methods and skills of jurisprudence;
    • Constitutional and Administrative Law;
    • Calculations;
    • Subjects of the semester program;
    • Business;
    • Mass Communications;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Law;
      • Government and Politics;
      • Commercial Law.
  • Life and Medical Sciences (Life & Medical Sciences):
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Calculations;
    • Mathematics (level 1 and level 2);
    • Chemistry (levels A and B);
    • Biology (A and B);
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Biochemistry;
      • Biological Sciences;
      • Biomedical Science;
      • Environmental Management and Ecology;
      • Environmental Management with Agriculture;
      • Geography;
      • Human Geography;
      • Human Geography with Environmental Studies;
      • Molecular Biology;
      • Nutrition;
      • Pharmaceutical Science;
      • Pharmacology;
      • Physical Geography;
      • Psychology;
      • Sport and Exercise Science;
      • Sports Studies.
  • Media and Journalism (Media & Journalism):
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • ICT (information and communication technologies);
    • Business (entry level);
    • Mass communication (entry level);
    • The Theory of Globalization;
    • Business Management;
    • Introduction to Accounting;
    • Introduction to Economic Theory;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Mass Communications;
      • Journalism and Media;
      • Media and Publishing.
  • Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics (Physics, Astronomy & Mathematics):
    • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills;
    • Basics of Computing;
    • Mathematics (Level 1 and 2);
    • Physics (level 1 and 2);
    • Introduction to Programming;
    • Introduction to statistics;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Astrophysics;
      • Financial Mathematics;
      • Mathematics;
      • Physics.
  • Tourism (Business & Management, Tourism):
    • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication Skills;
    • ICTs;
    • Mass Communications;
    • Introduction to business theory;
    • Globalization in the modern world;
    • Management in the field of business;
    • Accounting;
    • Modern international economics;
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • International Tourism Management;
      • Tourism Management.

 

 

Annual
20+
from 9 150 £ / semester

Quick overview:

  • Age of entrants: from 20 years;
  • Duration of pre-master programs: 1 or 2 semesters;
  • Beginning of classes: September, January, May;
  • Required level of English: IELTS 5.5;
  • Training directions: 6 directions.

About the educational program: The program of preparation for a master's program for foreign participants includes 6 directions. Applicants must graduate from high school and have a level of knowledge of English at least IELTS 5.5 (if the level of knowledge is lower, then first the participants enter special English courses, which are also conducted by the university).

Programs last 1 or 2 semesters and start in September, January or May (depending on the program and duration). After the successful completion of the program, graduates enter the first year of the Master's program in accessible specialties. After the completion of the training, there are 24 master's programs available for admission.

Directions:

Animation & Gaming

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the classes: 1 (beginning: January, May) or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January)
  2. Semester program:
  • Interactive learning and communication;
  • Academic writing skills;
  • Pre-Masters project (level 1).

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Theory and practice of mass communications;
  • Advanced learning skills;
  • Pre-master project 2.

4. Master programs:

  • Animation;
  • Games Art and Design.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • Computer Animation;
  • Computer game manufacturers;
  • TV;
  • Special effects companies.

Art and Design (Art & Design)

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the classes: 1 (beginning: January, May) or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January)
  2. Semester program:
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication Skills;
  • Academic writing;
  • Pre-Masters project 1.

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Advanced practical training skills;
  • Mass Communications;
  • Pre-master project 2.

4. Master programs:

  • Contemporary Crafts;
  • Contemporary Textiles;
  • Digital Media Arts;
  • Fine Arts;
  • Graphic Design;
  • Illustration;
  • Interior architecture and design;
  • Photography;
  • Product Design.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • Design of architecture and space;
  • Advertising and marketing;
  • Creative professions.

Business and Management (Business & Management)

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the lessons: 1 or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January, May)
  2. Semester program:
  • Research methods and skills;
  • Economics of the environment for business;
  • Business Strategies;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Academic writing.

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Service Management;
  • People management;
  • Marketing.

4. Master programs:

  • Human Resource Management;
  • Accounting and Financial Management;
  • International Business;
  • Management;
  • Marketing;
  • Project Management;
  • Product Design.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • International companies;
  • Government bodies;
  • Advertising and marketing companies;
  • international trade;
  • British Airways, Citibank, Coca Cola, Deutsche Bank, IBM, Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Times Newpapers, Sony Europe.

Fashion

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the lessons: 1 or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January)
  2. Semester program:
  • Interactive training;
  • Academic Written Speech;
  • Pre-Master Specialized Project (Level 1).

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Higher Learning Skills;
  • Mass Communications;
  • Pre-Master Specialized Project (2nd level).

4. Master programs:

  • Fashion.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • All areas of modern fashion and design.

Film, television and music production (Film, TV & Music Production)

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the classes: 1 (beginning: January, May) or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January)
  2. Semester program:
  • Academic Skills;
  • Written speech;
  • Pre-Masters Special Project (1st stage).

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Higher Skills in Academic Knowledge;
  • Theory of mass communications;
  • Pre-Masters Special Project (2nd stage).

4. Master programs:

  • Film and Television;
  • Music and Sound Technology (Audio Engineering);
  • Music and Sound Technology (Programming);
  • Music and Sound for Film and Games.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • Film industry;
  • Music and sound recording companies.

Business and Management (Business & Management)

  1. Duration of the course and the beginning of the lessons: 1 or 2 semesters (beginning: September, January, May)
  2. Semester program:
  • Methods and skills of academic research;
  • Economics in business;
  • Strategies in International Business;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Written Speech Skills.

3. Two-semester program:

  • Subjects of the semester program;
  • Service operations management;
  • Managing a person;
  • Marketing.

4. Master programs:

  • International Tourism and Hospitality Management.

5. Career prospects and areas of employment:

  • International and local tourism;
  • Hospitality companies.

 

Annual
16+
from 3 675 £ / 6 weeks

Brief information: English language programs are designed for foreign students who need to improve the level of the language to participate in the programs of preparation for undergraduate and graduate programs. Programs are divided into 4 different options and vary in duration (depending on the level of language proficiency). Each program is divided into two stages:

  • Stage 1 - intensive English classes (lasting from 1 to 3 semesters);
  • Stage 2 - the actual preparation for bachelor or master's programs (1-2 semesters).

English language semesters are not university semesters and last 6, 12, 22 or 34 weeks, depending on the chosen program.

Program options:

  • Intensive English Language A:
    • Beginning of classes: November, March, July;
    • Duration: 6 weeks (1 semester);
    • Level of English Step 1: IELTS 5.0;
    • Level of English Step 2: IELTS 5.5.
  • Intensive English Language B:
    • Beginning of classes: September, January, May;
    • Duration: 12 weeks (1 semester);
    • Level of English Stage 1 and Stage 2: IELTS 4.5.
  • Intensive English Language C:
    • Beginning of classes: September, January, May;
    • Duration: 22 weeks (1 semester);
    • Level of English Stage 1 and Stage: IELTS 4.0.
  • Intensive English Language:
    • Beginning of classes: September, January, May;
    • Duration: 34 weeks (1 semester);
    • Level of English Stage 1 and Stage 2: IELTS 3.5.

The programs cover the main all necessary sections:

  • Grammar;
  • Listening;
  • Speaking and pronunciation;
  • Written speech;
  • Academic Skills in English;
  • Public speaking in English.

In the case of a successful completion of the first stage, the students pass to the second stage, and then goes on to the bachelor's or master's programs in one of the chosen areas.

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