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University of Northampton


The University of Northampton is one of the leading public universities in the UK. It was founded in 1924 as Northampton Technical College and gained university status in 1999. Located in the gorgeous town of Northampton, they have a total of four faculties – Faculty of Health and Society, Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology, Faculty of Education and Humanities, and Faculty of Business and Law. Currently, the university has approximately 14,000 students and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse streams. Additionally, on a yearly basis, they have more than 1000 international students studying with them from over 100 different countries. They were named Changemaker Campus in 2012 also.  

Postgraduate Programs They Run 

The University of Northampton runs several postgraduate programs covering subjects such as education, computer science, languages, environmental science, art and design, tourism, history, fashion, game design, and more. Postgraduate courses can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis and distance learning options are available. You can browse their postgraduate programs here. Some of the award accreditations they offer include Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Art (MA), Master of Science (MSc), Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert), Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip), Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), and more.  

Admissions Process 

All applications for full-time undergraduate courses at the University of Northampton should be completed through UCAS. You will need the institution code and the course code to do this. Only people who are applying for the following should make their application directly on the university’s website: 

  • Distance or online learning 
  • Full-time postgraduate study 
  • Part-time study 

UCAS applicants will be able to track their applications and see its progress. Those applying directly to the university simply hit the apply button on the relevant course page on the university’s website. All applicants will hear back from the university in the coming weeks as to whether they have been successful. Be sure to check all entry requirements before making your application. If you don’t meet these entry requirements, don’t count yourself out, the University of Northampton is still keen to hear from you.

Email and inform them of your relevant experience.  


The University of Northampton offers a number of options when it comes to accommodation for students, primarily their halls of residence. They have a selection of university accommodation available at Waterside Campus, in the Town Centre, and at Scholars Green Student Village. They offer twin and single rooms with en-suite or shared bathrooms, complete with accommodation services and halls facilities.  

All rooms have network access and Wi-Fi in addition to 24-hour security. Over 2,500-bed spaces are available across these accommodation options and prices and room sizes vary to suit your needs and budget. All of the rooms are furnished with a desk, wardrobe, bed, chair, bookshelf, desk, and bin. The main utility bills include electricity, water, lighting, and heating, and these are included in the rent.  

You can apply for accommodation at the University of Northampton online on their website. If you are approved, you will be expected to pay a Key and Damage Deposit of £300 to secure your room and cover for key loss and damages.  

Scholarships and Financial Support 

The University of Northampton receives a lot of support from partners, charities, and individuals which allows them to provide a number of bursaries and scholarships to help students who need financial support. They have scholarships that are open to all students such as the Chancellor’s Fund and the T D Lewis Scholarship. In addition, there are awards which are more specific to courses or a student’s background.  

Scholarships are also available for mature students, students from Northampton, and those studying STEM subjects. If you want to study at the University of Northampton but need financial support, you should contact the scholarships office. They can advise you on which scholarships you should apply for and how to complete your application. You can contact them using this email address:  

Contact Info 

For general enquiries, contact or call 03003032772  

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