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School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1999
    • Size:
    • Medium (5000~15,000 students)
    • Type:
    • Public
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
    • Specialization:
    • N/A
    • Climate:
    • Temperate
    • Location:
    • Boughton Green Road, Northampton, England, United Kingdom
    • Phone:
    • +443003032772
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of University of Northampton

The University of Northampton is a public university based in Northamptonshire, England. It is internationally renowned for waste management education and research.

The university has around 12,000 students spread across its two campuses. It is divided into four faculties: the Faculty of Business & Law, the Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology, the Faculty of Health & Society; and the Faculty of Education & Humanities.

The university offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees, foundation degrees, diplomas and a variety of postgraduate opportunities up to PhD level. It is one of only a handful of universities in the UK to offer two-year fast-track degrees (currently for management and marketing and law) and it also offers four-year extended degrees with a year in industry. 

Academic Highlights

The university had 11,985 students spread across its two campuses in 2018/19.[3] It is divided into four faculties: the Faculty of Business & Law, the Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology, the Faculty of Health & Society; and the Faculty of Education & Humanities.

Life in University of Northampton

The Students' Union has 35 sports clubs and enters 24 teams in Wednesday BUCS Leagues each week, with the SU currently ranked 99th in the BUCS ranking.The Students' Union operate on a policy of free sports membership, meaning all teams are free to join with no membership fee and offers a wide variety of sports including Rugby Union and League, Football, Netball, Basketball, Hockey and Lacrosse. They are also one of a select SU's to offer equestrian as a sports club for their students. Sports is overseen by the Sports Coordinator with a elected Sports Part-Time Officer acting as a representative for the voice of student sports.

School Ranking

University of Northampton ranked 116

Admissions


Notable Alumni

  • Henry Bird taught drawing at the art school
  • Dave Hill political and educational activist, professor of education (2007–12)
  • Robert Kirk professor emeritus in the department of philosophy
  • Andrew Collins writer and broadcaster
  • Bill Drummond artist, musician, writer and record producer
  • Dallas Campbell television presenter and stage actor

Acceptance Rate

University of Northampton 20.8%

Other Campuses
    • St George's Avenue, Northampton, England, United Kingdom

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