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University of Northampton

The University of Northampton students benefit from working alongside active researchers who are specialists in their field; along with support tailored to students' research, there are also personal academic tutors for all taught postgraduate programmes. Plus postgraduates can apply for funding to support their studies – from research trips to conferences and events, funding could really help add value to studies.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,365 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 32%
  • Part Time 68%

Domicile

  • UK 78%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 20%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 35 600 635
Business & Management Studies 30 565 595
Nursing 25 195 220
Psychology 20 120 145
Geography & Environmental Science 10 85 95
Social Work 5 70 75
Accounting & Finance 0 70 70
Law 0 40 40
Marketing 0 40 40
English 15 20 35
Computer Science 15 15 30
Librarianship & Information Management 0 30 30
Materials Technology 5 25 30
History 10 20 25
General Engineering 5 20 25
Social Policy 0 20 20
Occupational Therapy 5 20 20
Art & Design 0 20 20
Politics 0 20 20
Agriculture & Forestry 10 0 10
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 10 10
Linguistics 5 0 5
Sports Science 5 5 5
Sociology 5 0 5
Biological Sciences 5 0 5
Music 5 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 5 0 5
Economics 0 5 5
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,625–7,150
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

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.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • 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.