University of Northampton


Quick Facts

  • Top 50 University in the UK (2015).
  • Offering 2-year fast-track degrees in management, marketing & law.
  • Overall student satisfaction rate of 88%.

The University of Northampton is proud of its ground-breaking new areas of study and its growing reputation for research excellence, with state-of-the-art facilities and technology that ensures all students have access to extensive libraries, IT suites, studios, innovative learning spaces and laboratories.

During 2013, the University enjoyed league table successes, shooting up the rankings in the Complete University Guide and Guardian University league tables. The University was the highest climber in the Complete University Guide, jumping 39 places to position 62 and is now classed as one of the Top 50 universities in the UK by the Guardian League Table.

The Destination of Higher Education Leavers (DLHE) statistics revealed in July showed that for the second year running, 96 per cent of Northampton graduates were in work or​ further study after six months of completing their course.

Northampton and Canada
​​​​​​​​​Each year the University welcomes more than 1,000 international students from more than 100 countries. Canadians can expect to find high quality academic teachings, first class resour​ces and a friendly, supportive ​learning environment. All students benefit from the unique opportunity to develop international relationships and networks through learning alongside others from a wide range of countries and cultures.​

Colleges and Schools
The University of Northampton is made up of six academic schools offering 44 subjects areas in a particular area of study.

You can view any of the printed prospectuses online:

For information on undergraduate international student fees (non-EU), click here. Graduate students, click here.

Northampton offers international students up to a 25% reduction in fees based on academic achievement. Click here to learn more.

Nearly 5,000 students.

Entrance Requirements
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There is a wide range of accommodation available to students whilst they study, from University owned halls of residence to private sector housing. All halls are self catered, are provided with a term time cleaning service for communal areas, and have access to coin operated washing machines and driers. All rooms have access to the University network and are provided with free WiFi. Students are well looked after with a 24 hour security presence and full access to support teams.

Northampton has invested millions of pounds in new facilities and buildings on both campuses. University life is spread across two linked campuses – Avenue Campus and P​ark Campus. Both sites offer a secure and pleasant environment with plenty of green, wide open spac​es. There is a wealth of superb facilities for every aspect of student life including on-campus amenities such as: lecture theatres, libraries, IT facilities​, restaurants, shops, and the Students’ Union​.

Based in the heart of the United Kingdom, the University has many good transport links at its disposal by way of the M1 motorway and train lines. Northampton Railway Station is located approximately half a mile from the town centre and within the town of Northampton itself are many regular bus services. The University is easily accessible from five major international airports including London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton and Birmingham.

Northamptonshire is home to some of the most beautiful countryside in England. There are miles of walks, beautiful country parks, canals and substantial areas of ancient woodland just waiting to be explored. Miles of cycle path follow the landscape of the Brampton Valley Way. Rockingham Castle perches on its hilltop with views stretching to Rutland Water. Stately homes and ancestral seats, including that of the Spencer family at Althorp, are all part of the local heritage. The network of canals that interweave the county are perfect for exploring, with cruisers able to stop to sample the hospitality of the old navigational inns along the way.

With excellent road and rail links it’s easy to find your way to the county often described as the Rose of the Shires. Here you can choose to step into the traditional rural lifestyle typified by Northamptonshire’s numerous pretty villages with their thatched cottages, country lanes and parish churches. Or at the other end of the spectrum, Northamptonshire offers many modern attractions and facilities, and holds the accolade of hosting one of the most thrilling Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone.