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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
April/May/June/July 2024
August/September/October/November 2024

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.

Undergraduate

Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 years 

Postgraduate

Education MA
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 Year 

Undergraduate

Acting BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 years 

Undergraduate

Law LLB (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 years 

Postgraduate

Psychology MSc
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 

Undergraduate

Politics and International Relations BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 years 

Postgraduate

International Tourism Development MA
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 Year 

Undergraduate

Business Management BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 Years 

Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 

Postgraduate

Leather Technology (Professional) MSc
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 year 

Undergraduate

Multimedia Sports Journalism BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 years 

Undergraduate

Accounting (Joint Hons) BA/BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 
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English Language Requirements:

Undergraduate Courses:

1) English Waiver:

  • Standard XII (From CBSE and CISCE Board): At least 60% in English

2) IELTS: 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each band (or equivalent)
3) LanguageCert: 33/50 in each component
4) Pearson PTE Academic: Completed with an average of 65 with no score lower than 59 in all skills.
5) TOEFL (iBT): 70 overall (minimum score: Listening – 17, Reading – 18, Writing – 17, Speaking- 20)

Postgraduate Courses:

1) English Waiver:

  • Standard XII (From CBSE and CISCE Board): At least 70% in English

2) IELTS: 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in each other band (or equivalent)
3) LanguageCert International ESOL SELT (C1): 33/50 in each component
4) Pearson PTE Academic: Completed with an average of 70 with no score lower than 59 in each of listening, reading, and speaking, and 65 in writing.
5) TOEFL (iBT): 88 overall (minimum score: Listening – 17, Reading – 18, Writing – 17, Speaking- 20)

(Note: Please look at individual course requirements before proceeding.)

Academic Requirement:

Undergraduate Courses:

1) Standard 12
2) International Baccalaureate Diploma
3) International Baccalaureate Certificate with good results
4) Successful completion of a Foundation programme from a UK awarding body
5) A Levels

Postgraduate Courses:

1) 3-Year or 4-Year Bachelor’s degree – dependent on the awarding institution and final grade,
2) Successful completion of a recognised pre-Master’s programme.

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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