University of Northampton
The University of Northampton was the third university in England, after Oxford and Cambridge. The university was established by Royal Charter after approval from King Henry III in 1261. It holds a Gold Award in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – the highest rating possible which places it among the elite of the UK’s higher education institutions.
The University of Northampton has over 350 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses in a range of traditional and cutting-edge subjects. It has around 14,000 students, 1,500 staff and is home to two award-winning campuses (Avenue and Park), housing four faculties – Health & Society, Education & Humanities, Business & Law, and Arts, Science & Technology.
95% of University of Northampton graduates were in employment or further study six months after graduating and they currently have alumni working for international organisations throughout the world.
- The University of Northampton has rocketed into the Top 50 UK University for Business, Management and Marketing (by subject) – Guardian University Guide 2016
- Northampton Business School was nominated by the Times Higher Education (the prime HE publication in the UK and part of The Times group) for Outstanding Business School of the year now for 2013, 2014 and 2015: an unprecedented 3 years in a row. (Only six UK business schools are nominated annually of the 120+ in existence.)
- The University of Northampton is ahead of the national average in the annual National Student Survey (NSS) with 90% overall satisfaction for Business and Administrative Studies.
- Top 20 for International student satisfaction (International Student Barometer Survey).