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


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.

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.

 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.


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.

Fine Art BA (Hons)
Fine Art Painting And Drawing BA (Hons)
Business and Management courses
Accounting (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Accounting And Finance BSc (Hons)
Advertising (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Advertising and Digital Marketing BA (Hons)
Banking And Financial Planning BSc (Hons)
Business (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Business And Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Business Entrepreneurship (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Business Entrepreneurship BA (Hons)
Business Entrepreneurship FdA
Business Entrepreneurship (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Business HND
computing courses
Business Computing (Systems) BSc (Hons)
Business Computing (Web Design) BSc (Hons)
Business Computing (Systems) HND
Business Computing (Web Design) HND
Computing BSc (Hons)
Computing HND
Computing (Computer Networks Engineering) BEng (Hons)/MEng
Computing (Computer Networks Engineering) HND
Computing (Computer Systems Engineering) BEng (Hons)/MEng
Computing (Computer Systems Engineering) HND
Computing (Graphics and Visualisation) BSc (Hons)
Computing (Graphics and Visualisation) HND
criminal Justice Studies courses
Applied Criminal Justice Studies (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Policing BA (Hons)
Investigative Practice BA (Hons)
Criminology courses
Criminology BA (Hons)
Criminology (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Design courses
Architectural Technology BSc (Hons)
Graphic Communication BA (Hons)
Illustration BA (Hons)
Interior Design BA (Hons)
Product Design BSc (Hons)
Product Design HND
Educational Studies courses
Childhood And Youth BA (Hons)
Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons)
Early Childhood Studies (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Early Years FdA
Education Studies BA (Hons)
Education Studies (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Learning And Teaching (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Learning And Teaching FdA
Primary Education (3-7) QTS BA (Hons)
Primary Education (5-11) QTS BA (Hons)
Special Educational Needs And Inclusion BA (Hons)
Engineering courses
Electrical And Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)/MEng
Electromechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)/MEng
Engineering BSc (Hons)
Engineering (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)
Engineering HNC
Engineering HND
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)/MEng
English and Creative Writing courses
English BA (Hons)
English (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Creative Writing BA (Hons)
Creative Writing (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Fashion courses
Digital Fashion HND
Fashion BA (Hons)
Fashion (Leather For Fashion) BA (Hons)
Footwear And Accessories BA (Hons)
Fashion (Textiles For Fashion) BA (Hons)
Fashion Promotion and Communication BA (Hons)
Games courses
Computer Games Development BSc (Hons)
Computer Games Development HND
Games Art BA (Hons)
Geography courses
Geography BSc (Hons)
Geography (Human Geography) BSc (Hons)
Geography (Physical Geography) BSc (Hons)
Human Geography (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Healthcare courses
Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)
Child Nursing BSc (Hons)
Dental Nursing FdSc
Health And Social Care (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)
Health And Social Care FdSc
Health Studies (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Learning Disability Nursing BSc (Hons)
Mental Health Nursing BSc (Hons)
Midwifery Long Programme BSc (Hons)
Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)
Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)
Paramedic Science Fdsc
History courses
History BA (Hons)
History (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
History Heritage BA (Hons)
International Business and Management courses
International Accounting BSc (Hons)
International Accounting (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)
International Business BA (Hons)
International Business Communications (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
International Development BA (Hons)
International Development (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
International Logistics And Trade Finance (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
International Tourism Management BA (Hons)
International Tourism Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
International Tourism Management (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
International Foundation Programme
International Hospitality Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
International Relations and Politics courses
International Relations And Politics BA (Hons)
Law courses
Law LLB (Hons)
Law (Two-Year Intensive) LLB (Hons)
Law (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Leather Technology courses
Leather Technology (Leather Science, Marketing Or Business) BSc (Hons)
Leather Technology (Leather Science, Marketing Or Business) (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)
Leathersellers' Certificate (Leather Science, Marketing Or Business)
Leathersellers' Diploma (Leather Science, Marketing Or Business)
Marketing courses
Fashion Marketing BA (Hons)
Marketing (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Marketing Management BSc (Hons)
Marketing Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Media courses
Digital Film Production HND
Film And Screen Studies (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Media Production And Moving Image BA (Hons)
Media Production And Moving Image (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Multimedia Journalism BA (Hons)
Multimedia Journalism (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Multimedia Sports Journalism
Performing Arts courses
Acting BA (Hons)
Acting (Creative Theatre) BA (Hons)
Drama BA (Hons)
Drama (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Musical Theatre HND
Music Production HND
Popular Music BA (Hons)
Popular Music (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Theatre Practice HND
Photography courses
Commercial And Creative Photography HND
Photography BA (Hons)
Photography (Top-Up) BA (Hons)
Psychology courses
Psychology – Developmental And Educational BSc (Hons)
Psychology BSc (Hons)
Psychology (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Psychology And Counselling BSc (Hons)
Science courses
Biology BSc (Hons)
Environmental Science BSc (Hons)
Human Bioscience BSc (Hons)
Social Care courses
Social And Community Development BA (Hons)
Social Care (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Social Work BA (Hons)
Sociology courses
Sociology BA (Hons)
Sociology (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
Sport, Exercise and Development courses
Sport Development And Physical Education BA (Hons)
Sport And Exercise Science BSc (Hons)
Sport Studies (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)
MSc Computing
MSc Computing (Serious Games)
MSc Computing (Computer Networks Engineering)
MSc Computing (Web Technology and Security)
BEng/MEng Computing (Computer Networks Engineering)
BEng/MEng Computing (Computer Systems Engineering)
MSc Computing (Software Engineering)
BEng/MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
BEng/MEng Electromechanical Engineering
BEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering
MSc Engineering
MSc Lift Engineering 
MSc International Environmental Management
MSc Wastes Management
MA Fine Art
MSc Leather Technology (Professional)
Doctorate in Business Administration
LLM Law – International Commercial Law
LLM Law – International Criminal Law and Security
Masters of Business Administration (includes Optional Placement Year)
Masters of Business Administration Executive via Distance Learning
Masters of Business Administration (with CIPS accreditation) via Distance Learning
MA Human Resource Management
MA International Hotel Management
MA International Relations
MA International Special Events Management
MA International Tourism Development
MA Social Innovation 
MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Corporate Governance and Leadership
MSc Economics
MSc International Banking and Finance
MSc International Logistics
MSc International Marketing Strategy
MSc IT Service Management via Distance Learning 
MSc Management (5 Management pathways)
MSc Project Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
PGCE QTS Primary Education School Direct Route
PGCE Top-up
Early Years Teacher Status 0-5
MA English (Contemporary Literature)
MA History
PGCE QTS Primary Education 3-7
PGCE QTS Primary Education 5-11
MA Education
MA Education (Early Years)
MA Education (Leadership and Management)
MA Education (Mathematics)
PG Certificate in Primary English
PG Certificate in Primary Mathematics
PG Certificate in Primary Computing
MA Special Educational Needs and Inclusion
MA Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (Autism Pathway)
PG Certificate National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination
MSc Advanced Professional Practice
MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Occupational Therapy)
MA Social Work (Pre-registration)
MSc Strength and Conditioning
MSc Sports Therapy
MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health
MSc Counselling
MSc Counselling Children and Young People
PG Dip Evidence Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
PG Dip Systemic Family Practice
PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
MSc Public Health
MSc Leadership for Health and Social Care
PG Cert Transforming the Patient Experience
PG Cert Leadership in Health and Social Care

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.

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.



Quick Facts





Full-time UG & PG Fees 11,700 GBP to 15,000 GBP according to your course.


For general living costs such as accommodation, food, books, clothing etc, it is impossible to provide an exact figure as all students are different and have different lifestyles.



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

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