About University of Northampton

by / Tuesday, 11 November 2014 / Published in University Of Northampton

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About University of Northampton

With a well established reputation as a forward thinking and modern university, the University of Northampton offers a vibrant and stimulating environment to further your studies. All of University of Northampton programmes are designed to meet both your educational needs and the needs of industry and commerce. University of Northampton have strong links with a number of professional bodies and organisations in the local area and further afield.

University of Northampton

The University of Northampton is a medium sized institution with around 13,000 students including around 1,500 international students from over 100 different countries. University of Northampton value the cultural diversity that each one of University of Northampton international students brings to University of Northampton academic community. Only one hour from London and right in the heart of England, the university is based on two, attractive campuses.

In recent years University of Northampton have spent over £73 million in University of Northampton estates, facilities and learning resources. University of Northampton offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in over 100 subject areas. University of Northampton also run pre-sessional English language courses and an International Foundation Programme for students whose academic qualifications do not quite meet University of Northampton entry requirements for undergraduate study.

The University of Northampton has six academic schools; the School of the Arts, the Business School, the School of Education, the School of Health, the School of Science and Technology and the School of Social Sciences.

With highly competitive tuition fees and affordable living costs, the University of Northampton is excellent value for money. As part of the commitment to widening opportunities for all international students University of Northampton have established an excellent scholarship scheme to provide financial support for international students with strong academic backgrounds.

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Spread across two exciting and diverse campuses, the University of Northampton is home to world-class researchers and superb academic staff. University of Northampton have welcomed international students to the University for over 20 years and are proud of the strong academic and supportive community we have created here at Northampton.  The University continues to enjoy league table successes having shot up the rankings in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide and the Guardian University league tables for 2015, and is now classed as one of the Top 50 universities in the UK by the Guardian. The University of Northampton is the UK’s number one university for social enterprise. University of Northampton are also the first  university in the UK and Europe to achieve the Ashoka U  international accolade of ‘Changemaker Campus’, in  recognition of  commitment to social enterprise.

With six academic schools covering Arts, Business, Education, Health, Science and Technology and Social Science University of Northampton offer a wide range of subjects at Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Many of the programmes are also available through online learning, and have a growing portfolio of Continued Professional Development (CPD) courses. The University of Northampton is very pleased to offer a generous merit-based scholarship to all International applicants who have strong academic backgrounds and wish to apply for an on-campus programme.

With the help of the committed Careers and Employability service, many University of Northampton students take advantage of the opportunity to undertake work placements, internships and voluntary work, thus enhancing their university experience and allowing them to gain valuable skill sets. The University of Northampton is proud to say that 96% of graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of completing their course, as per the results of the DLHE Survey 2014. The University of Northampton is now one of just nine UK universities in the top 30 for both student satisfaction and employability.

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10 reasons to choose the University of Northampton:

  1. University of Northampton are a top 50 University*
  2. University of Northampton are No. 1 in the UK for Social Enterprise**
  3. 96% of graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of completing their course***
  4. University of Northampton offer a wide range of subjects through our six schools: Arts, Business, Education, Health, Science and Technology and Social Science
  5. University of Northampton offer generous merit-based scholarships

University of Northampton are located in the heart of England, only an hour from London

  1. University of Northampton offer on campus accommodation
  2. University of Northampton have excellent links to local industry and businesses
  3. Work placements, internships and volunteering opportunities are available
  4. University of Northampton have British Council backed GREAT Scholarships to give away to Indian students for January 2015

*Source: Guardian University Guide 2015

** Source: Ashoka U

***Source: HESA Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey 2011/2012, July 2013, compared to full university status HEIs for full-time study first degree leavers

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