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University of Northampton

The University of Northampton is a public university based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. It was formed in 1999 by the amalgamation of a number of training colleges and gained full university status as The University of Northampton in 2005.

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The University of Northampton does things a little differently. The university is set in the heart of England, in Northamptonshire – just an hour outside London and Birmingham – and is moving to a brand new campus in 2018. The university is dedicated to supporting student experience, employability and helping grow individuals who are empowered to bring about social change. More than 14,000 students attend courses in the arts, science and technology, business, education, health and social sciences in the university's two campu..

University of Northampton
University of Northampton
University of Northampton
SUB URBAN
Estd
1924
Institution
PUBLIC
Campus
SUB URBAN
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
January/February/March 2023

The University of Northampton is a public university based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. It was formed in 1999 by the amalgamation of a number of training colleges and gained full university status as The University of Northampton in 2005.

Key statistics

The University of Northampton does things a little differently. The university is set in the heart of England, in Northamptonshire – just an hour outside London and Birmingham – and is moving to a brand new campus in 2018. The university is dedicated to supporting student experience, employability and helping grow individuals who are empowered to bring about social change. More than 14,000 students attend courses in the arts, science and technology, business, education, health and social sciences in the university's two campuses  near the town centre, with Avenue campus just 1 mile away, and Park campus within easy walking distance.

Total UG Students  Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
11,670 2,315 22% 18:5

The university has seen a substantial investment in campus facilities in the past few years, including a refurbished library at Park campus. Social enterprise is at the heart of the student community at Northampton, and all students have the opportunity, as part of their degree course, to work in a social enterprise. The university was the first higher education institution in the UK to achieve Changemaker Campus status from Ashoka U, the world's leading network of social entrepreneurs.

The student union provides a variety of entertainment events at its two locations. Northampton is the main town of Northamptonshire; a traditional market town it offers plenty of opportunities to shop – with retail parks and shopping villages that include independent shops as well as high-street brands. There are also plenty of bars, pubs and clubs all around the town, and Northampton nightlife has been regularly praised in reviews. Northampton itself is a big market town with some attractive green spaces and architecture.

Notable Alumni

  • All our graduates are wonderful and a few have made a huge impact in their chosen field. 

  • From High Court Judges to hugely successful fashion bloggers, these individuals have taken their degree skills forward in a wonderful way.

Under Graduate

International Tourism Management BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Economics and Business (Joint Hons) BA/BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Business and Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£13,750
Duration
 1 

Under Graduate

Human Bioscience BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
£12,900
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Psychology and Criminology (Joint Hons) BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Marketing and Business (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

History BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Post Graduate

History MA
Tution Fees
£13,750
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

International Business BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Post Graduate

Fine Art MA
Tution Fees
£15,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Human Resource Management (Joint Hons) BA/BSc (Hon..
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Human Geography (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Drama BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Sport Rehabilitation and Conditioning BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Sports Studies and Management (Joint Hons)
Tution Fees
£12,900
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Management and International Tourism Management (J..
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

Games Art BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 

Under Graduate

International Banking and Finance (Top-Up) BSc (Ho..
Tution Fees
£14,500
Duration
 1 

Under Graduate

Photography (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,500
Duration
 1 

Post Graduate

Computing MSc
Tution Fees
£15,000
Duration
 1 Year 
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English Language Requirements

  • All International and EU students applying for a course must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • For study at undergraduate level – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent).

  • For study at postgraduate level – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

  • For study at postgraduate research (PGR) level – IELTS 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each band (or equivalent).

  • However if students do not meet these requirements, the university offers pre-sessional academic English (PEP) language courses and an International Foundation programme.

Admission Requirement*:

UG: Higher Secondary School Certificate/Indian School Certificate (standard XII) from the following boards CBSE / CISCE /WBCHSEB with 65% including grade C in at least 5 subjects. Students with lower grades may be considered for entry onto a foundation degree.

PG: Holders of a Bachelor's degree awarded by an Indian University or Bachelors of Engineering who have 50% or more will be considered for postgraduate study.

Student Accommodation

  • Priority for campus accommodation is given to first year students. 

  • The university has two campuses: Park, and Avenue. Each has on-site accommodation where students can opt to live in mixed or single gender flats. Facilities on both sites include a common room, free Wi-Fi and a laundry.

  • The halls of residence offer a variety of different room types that cater for different preferences, designed to suit all budgets; the majority are en-suite and all are self-catering. Rent includes utility bills, a cleaning service and insurance.

  • A Residential Life team of students and staff provide pastoral support and guidance, and there is round-the-clock on-campus security.

Conditional Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
2 Weeks 1 Week 1 Week

The University of Northampton International Scholarship

The University of Northampton International Scholarship Scheme is a merit-based scholarship that provides up to a 30% reduction in tuition fees. All full-time courses taught on campus fall within the scheme and you will be considered for a scholarship on the basis of your academic achievement. You do not have to apply for this scholarship separately from your initial application and you will be informed of the outcome in your offer letter.

There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

 

Some key facts of University of Northampton 

  • The Complete University Guide 2018 : 110

  • The Guardian University League Tables 2018 :105

  • University of Northampton received a plaque from the National Railway Heritage Awards (NRHA) 

  • The University signs an MoU to be part of the Nurse Cadets programme.

  • The University of Northampton  was named one of the world’s top 30 Higher Education institutions

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University of Northampton Park Campus Boughton Green Road Northampton  NN2 7AL

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