Hertfordshire Business School

About us

At Hertfordshire Business School, we’ve been delivering outstanding business degrees since 1965. We’re proud to have an excellent reputation in business and management education, attracting students and leading academics from all over the world to our vibrant academic community.

We’re part of the University of Hertfordshire, based on its £120m Hatfield campus, just 20 minutes by train from London. It’s a supportive, inspiring place to learn, with cutting-edge facilities and one of the world’s most dynamic business cities right on our doorstep.

Our courses have a powerful vocational focus, giving you the skills and experience you need to make a real difference in a rapidly changing global business environment. They’re relevant, intellectually rigorous and underpinned by leading research, transforming you as both a learner and a professional.

We achieve all this through our exceptional links with industry. In fact, we’re the UK’s leading business-facing university and we work with major global companies, public sector organisations, professional bodies and entrepreneurial smaller enterprises to shape our courses and create exciting opportunities – from practical placements and projects to fascinating guest lectures.

Whichever subject you choose, here at Hertfordshire Business School you’ll be building a strong, successful future, developing the innovative strategies you need to carve out an incredible business career.

Our Programmes

MSc Accounting and Financial Management
MSc Business Analysis and Consultancy
MSc Business and Orgainsation Strategy (*)
MSc Finance and Investment Management
MSc Global Business (Dual Award)
MA Human Resource Management (*)
MSc International Business
MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management
MSc Leadership and Management in Public Services (*)
MSc Management
MSc Marketing
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (*)
MSc Project Management
MSc Project Management Practice(*)
Work based and flexible degrees
Professional Doctorate in Management
Professional Doctorate in Business Management (DBA)


We welcome PhD proposals in a diverse range of fields. You can find out more about our School’s research interests below.

You can study our postgraduate courses either full time (usually for a year), or part-time (usually for two years). Courses marked with a (*) offer weekend or evening teaching so you can combine your studies with your existing career.


Hertfordshire Business School has a thriving research community exploring a huge range of challenges. In the following specialist areas, we’re proud to have earned an international reputation for our work:

Enterprise and value, led by Professor Sue Halliday and Professor Ross Brennan
Global work and employment, led by Professor Jane Hardy and Graham Hollinshead
Managing complex change, led by Professor Christopher Mowles
Markets, organisations and policy, led by Professor Geoffrey Hodgson and Professor Hulya Dagdeviren

How to apply

The easiest way to apply for one of our postgraduate degrees is by visiting the course page and following the application advice in the ‘How to apply’ area.

If you need any help or more information, please contact us at ask@herts.ac.uk.

Contact details

University of Hertfordshire
AL10 9EU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1707 284000
Email: business.school@herts.ac.uk
Website: http://www.herts.ac.uk/apply/schools-of-study/business

General funding sources

For general sources of funding that may apply for study in this department, visit the page(s) below.