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Once you have submitted your application to study at The University of Hertfordshire you will receive confirmation of your offer of a place electronically. This offer will be sent to the email address provided on your application form.

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What next?

  • Wait to receive your offer of a place.
  • This offer may take up to 2 weeks to process. Some offers can take longer depending on course and point of application. If you are applying for one of the subjects in creative arts, health or education you can expect decisions to take longer than standard due to additional checks and entry requirements. 
  • The offer that you receive will usually be sent to you by email and maybe conditional on obtaining further qualifications and/or certain grades.
  • If you have already met our academic requirements, the offer will be conditional on paying a tuition fee deposit of £5,000 or providing proof of sponsorship. Find out more about how to pay your deposit.
  • At this stage you can apply for campus accommodation.
  • Before accepting your offer of a place by paying your deposit please carefully read our terms and conditions.
  • Please also send a copy of your passport photo page (and UK visa page if you have previously studied in the UK) to the University as early as possible in the application process.
  • Your offer of a place will be confirmed once you have met both academic and financial conditions (please send any evidence of meeting outstanding conditions to This confirmation will be in the form of a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) sent to you electronically (the University no longer issues visa letters). At this stage you can apply for one of our scholarships if appropriate, please refer to the award criteria to check your eligibility.
  • Once all conditions have been met you can apply for your visa to study in the UK. Find out more about applying for a UK visa.
  • Once you have obtained your visa to study in the UK and confirmed your travel details please let us know your arrival information. See before you travel and on arrival for guidance.

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Important Deadlines

Please note the following deadlines for application, deposit payment and CAS generation. These deadlines have been introduced to ensure you can arrive in time and make the most of your time at University.



 Semester A

Semester B 


Start Date

Monday 29th September 2014 Monday 19th January 2015


Friday 15th August 2014 Friday 5th December 2014


Friday 22nd August 2014 Friday 12th December 2014

CAS Deadline

Friday 29th August 2014 Friday 19th December 2014

Pre-master 2013


Pre LLM/ Graduate Certificate in Law (for Sept 2014 start)

Pre LLM/ Graduate Certificate in Law (for Jan 2015 start)

Start Date

Monday 2nd June 2104

Monday 29th September 2014

Application Deadline

Friday 2nd May 2014

Friday 15th August 2014

Deposit Deadline

Friday 9th May 2014 

Friday 22nd August 2014

CAS Deadline

Friday 16th May 2014

Friday 29th August 2014 

Pre-sessional English 2013  

For individual pre-sessional English course requirements please see here.



 PSE Standard
(11 weeks)

PSE Standard
(6 weeks)

Start Date

Monday 30th June 2014 Monday 4th August 2014


Friday 30th May 2014 Friday 4th July 2014 


Friday 6th June 2014 Friday 11th July 2014


Friday 13th June 2014 Friday 18th July 2014

Higher and Advanced


PSE 14 weeks

 PSE 11 weeks

PSE 6 weeks

Start Date 

Monday 9th June 2014  Monday 30th June 2014 Monday 4th August 2014 


Friday 9th May 2014 Friday 30th May 2014 Friday 4th July 2014


Friday 16th May 2014 Friday 6th June 2014 Friday 11th July 2014 


Friday 23rd May 2014  Friday 13th June 2014 Friday 18th July 2014

If you have any further questions regarding the application process please refer to our frequently asked questions.

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