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Since gaining full University status in 1991, the University of Hertfordshire has become one of the top ranking Universities in the UK. With a forward thinking approach to higher education, Hertfordshire consistently places among the top 10 modern Universities in the country and has received many accolades that are a testament to its growing global reputation including:

  • Placing among the top 100 Universities in the world under 50 years old, according to the Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings 2014.
  • Featuring in the Times Higher Education list of the 100 most international universities in the world, published in January 2015.
  • Climbing 45 places in a national survey of graduate employment rate with 93.2% of Hertfordshire students in employment or further study shortly after graduating. (DLHE 2012/13)


IDI and the University of Hertfordshire – We bring the University to you.

In 2008 we became a proud partner of the University of Hertfordshire, adapting some of their most popular art and design courses for online delivery to students worldwide.  


With their pioneering approach to e-learning and our excellent track record of delivering student-focused higher education courses 100% online, the collaboration has proven to be a huge success. Together we are paving the way for the future of online Art and Design education.


Judy Glassman

“IDI have been pioneers in online learning in Art and Design, providing not only a good educational experience but also strongly supporting their students’ study paths with additional positive contacts from the team. The company is genuinely cutting edge and is run by a team who are ambitious and also care about their students.”

Judy Glasman
Dean of Creative Arts
University of Hertfordshire

What does the partnership mean for you?

Our partnership with the University of Hertfordshire enables you to enjoy a high quality education from a top ranking UK university leading to a globally respected qualification. You can do all this while studying at times that suit you from anywhere in the world.  


The final certificate that you receive when you graduate on one of the BA (Hons) or MA courses is exactly the same as attendance-based students at the University of Hertfordshire, with no mention of distance learning. If you are based in the UK you are also entitled to a University of Hertfordshire student card.


This is Fantastic! We love hearing our graduates are off conquering the world in careers they love!

Contact us

Interactive Design Institute

Stuart House



East Lothian

EH21 7PB

Freephone: 0800 917 1118

International: +44(0) 131 777 9321

London: 0203 056 1098

From Mobile: 03303 320 030

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  University of Hertforshire
Reimagine Award 2015
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