The University of Northampton traces its origins to the Northampton Technical College, which was established in 1924. Over the years the institution grew in size and stature, and in 2005, the University of Northampton was established with full university status and the right to award research degrees. Since 2005, the University of Northampton has steadily climbed up the various educational rankings tables. Recently, the University entered ‘The Guardian’s Top 50 Universities List’. The University has two campuses in Northampton and is well connected to major cities like London and Birmingham.
Why Choose Northampton?
- A modern university with state-of-the-art facilities
- Winner of the Midlands Business Awards Most Enterprising University of the Year in February 2014
- England's No. 1 university for Employability
- Six distinct schools offering a variety of accredited programmes
- High-impact research across areas like history, the arts and languages
- Course curriculum designed to make students ‘job-ready’
- MBA with 1 year Industrial Placement is available
- The first university in the UK to be named ‘Changemaker Campus’ by ‘Ashoka U’
- Dedicated supported for international students
- Affordable and convenient accommodation facilities
- The Enterprise Club supports students who wish to be entrepreneurs
- Career guidance and placement support
Sir Andrew Witty's 'Encouraging a British Invention Revolution' review placed the University of Northampton as number one for the value of its interactions with SMEs (at a value of £10.4million) and in the top 10 of UK universities in terms of the number of interactions with SMEs. At the University of Northampton, the programmes and courses on offer are designed to inspire students to succeed as responsible professionals. You can take a virtual tour of the University and learn more about the campus.