Student Accommodation

  • For university accommodation, please refer to the Living Here section of this profile.
  • The university's Accommodation Services team can assist students to find private accommodation that has been accredited for appropriate level of amenity and safety.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,500–7,000
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The University of Northampton offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to assist students financially. Please refer to the university website for full details on the scholarships available, along with eligibility criteria.


  • The university's research focuses on the improvement of society, in areas such as health and wellbeing, education, culture, crime prevention and the environment. This research has gone on to influence government policy as well as policies for companies around the world.
  • The university is passionate about involving students in research, so undergraduates are encouraged to get involved in the process. This includes designing and running experiments, gathering data, and working within the community.
  • Research topics include: business, education, health, science and technology, social sciences and the arts.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

2,316 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 25%
  • Part Time 75%


  • UK 79%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 19%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 35 760 795
Business & administrative studies 25 735 760
Subjects allied to medicine 45 250 290
Social studies 20 130 155
Biological sciences 25 60 85
Computer science 15 60 75
Physical sciences 10 45 55
Creative arts & design 15 20 35
Engineering & technology 10 20 30
Languages 15 10 25
Historical & philosophical studies 5 10 15
Law 5 10 15
Agriculture & related subjects 5 0 5
Mass communications & documentation 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: