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University of Northampton

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

2,312 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 35%
  • Part Time 65%

Domicile

  • UK 75%
  • EU 1%
  • Other 24%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 20 670 695
Education 35 485 520
Nursing 25 230 255
Psychology 15 160 175
Other 0 100 100
Geography & Environmental Science 10 75 85
Social Work 0 60 60
Accounting & Finance 5 50 50
English 35 15 45
Marketing 0 40 40
Computer Science 15 20 35
Social Policy 0 30 30
History 10 20 30
Law 5 25 25
Art & Design 5 15 25
General Engineering 5 15 20
Politics 5 20 20
Occupational Therapy 5 20 20
Ophthalmics 0 20 20
Sports Science 5 10 15
Materials Technology 5 10 10
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 10 10
Biological Sciences 10 0 10
Agriculture & Forestry 10 0 10
Sociology 5 0 5
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 5 0 5
Architecture 5 0 5
Economics 0 5 5
Music 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

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.