The University of Northampton

Northampton, England, United Kingdom
The University of Northampton offers more than just a good degree. The unique approach to social enterprise and the global reputation for producing graduates with exceptional employability reflects the commitment to this, making them the choice for your future.



Education has an extensive history in Northampton dating back to the 13th century whilst the University of Northampton has evolved from the beginning of the 20th century.


There are a wide range of courses available to suit all types of students including foundation degrees, higher national diplomas (HNDs), undergraduate degrees (BA or BSc), postgraduate (MA or MSc), research degrees, professional qualifications, short courses and corporate training programmes.


The University of Northampton is committed to delivering outstanding life-changing research. We have excellent individuals and teams doing very high quality research and generating significant external income. Our Research Institutes and Centres are well connected with key external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge widely.


The University of Northampton is dedicated to recruiting, retaining and developing high quality staff and aims to be the number one university in the UK for social enterprise by 2015 – providing exciting opportunities for our staff and delivering real benefits to our community. The University is an exciting place to work for with many developments and opportunities on the horizon.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (8)
Computer Science & IT (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Medicine & Health (3)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Education & Training (1)
Law (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)


Student services

The University of Northampton offers a wealth of excellent services and facilities to students, staff and the wider community at both Park and Avenue Campus, including:

  • The University of Northampton Archive
  • Avenue Gallery
  • Conferencing
  • The Enterprise Club
  • Library
  • Needs Assessment Centre
  • Students’ Union
  • The Podiatry Clinic
  • Gym – based at the Everdon sports hall at Park Campus, the equipment available to members is state of the art.

Library services

The university libraries are open to members of the University and the wider community.

Flexible, varied and supportive learning services are available through libraries at both Park and Avenue campuses and through online environments.

ICT services

The Learning Technology Team supports a range of technologies, including online, classroom and mobile delivery. The team’s specialisms include:

  • lecture capture
  • open educational resources
  • e-assessment
  • mobile learning

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Northampton has two campuses, Park Campus and Avenue Campus and both offer an excellent range of facilities.Campus facilities include:

  • Restaurants and cafes (including Greggs)
  • Libraries at both campuses
  • 24-hour computer rooms
  • Shops selling food, newspapers, magazines etc
  • Bookshops
  • Sports facilities and gym
  • Students' Union bars
  • Art gallery
  • Cinema
  • Doctors' surgery
  • Counselling services
  • Multi-faith chaplaincy
  • Laundrette
  • Cash machines

Sports facilities

The University Gym is located in Everdon sports building on Park Campus.With modern Pulse cardiovascular and Technogym resistance equipment, as well a variety of functional and other resistance kit, the gym provides a professional and convenient service to all staff and students.

Student clubs

An exciting community led by students, membership of the Students’ Union is automatic when you enrol and is completely free. The union helps ensure that your time at the University is fulfilling and unforgettable – providing access to many sporting events and societies, student bars, shops and entertainment at both campuses, including:

  • Pavilion coffee shop
  • club nights
  • comedy nights
  • live music
  • live sports
  • trips


Northampton Business School (NBS) at the University of Northampton has received accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) for its Human Resources Management (HRM) programmes for a further five years.This accreditation allows the students to be members of the HR professional body and enhance their career prospects.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Northampton, England, United Kingdom