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Want to get a head start in a competitive global job market? Studying business at the University of Hertfordshire will give you the knowledge and practical experience needed to excel in your chosen career, whether that’s with a multinational organisation or start-up.

You will have access to a diverse programme of study across a range of key business areas including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, operations, human resources, strategic management, as well as tourism and event management. You will develop transferable skills relevant to the business world in which we live.

Benefit from strong industry links with leading businesses including Google, IBM, and Ford. These connections offer a wealth of opportunities to further develop your business acumen through work placements both in the UK and abroad. Coupled with enthusiastic teaching staff with vast industry experience, you will be on track to become a highly sought after graduate.

So, if you enjoy problem solving and thinking creatively and laterally; analysing situations, and implementing effective solutions when roadblocks arise, look no further than a business degree at the University of Hertfordshire.

Why choose this subject area?

  • 8th in the UK for Economics (Guardian League Table, 2023)
  • top 25% of UK universities for research impact in Business and Management Studies (Research Excellence Framework, 2021)
  • 91.7% of graduates in employment or further study within 15 months of completing Business and Management degree (Graduate Outcomes, 2019-20)
  • popular degrees with employers recruiting to graduate schemes in business, marketing and HR
  • take advantage of our strong industry connections and enhance your employability skills with a 12-month placement to gain first-hand experience. Students have undertaken placement at companies such as Google, Microsoft and Aston Martin
  • study abroad either as part of your degree or as a placement year
  • teaching informed by both industry experience and research expertise
  • Professional accreditations include Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and EPAS.
'When I just started my studies, I knew I wanted to work in the tourism industry, but had no idea which part of it. As I progressed, I learned about so many different branches of the industry and it really helped me to narrow it down to the one I actually really enjoyed.'

Elizaveta Zaskalko

BA (Hons) Tourism Management with French