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 and 1,500 staff. It has received an £80 million investment in new buildings since 2000 and an extra £70 million worth of investment on buildings and facilities will carry them forward to 2015. It is home to two award-winning campuses (Avenue and Park), housing four faculties - Health & Society, Education & Humanities, Business & Law, and Arts, Science & Technology.
Northampton is in the heart of England and is the fastest growing town in the UK with around 250,000 residents. Northampton is a modern, bustling town centre surrounded by beautiful countryside and is steeped in history. Within Northamptonshire we have “Silverstone – The British Formula One circuit” with many international companies based here including Carlsberg, Weetabix, Avon Cosmetics, Nationwide and Barclaycard.
Last year 95% of the 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. Undergraduates placements have been arranged with global companies including Tesco, IBM and Volkswagen.
The University of Northampton provides foundation degrees (FdSc and FdA), HNDs, Bachelor Degrees (BA/BSc/LLB – Single or Joint Honours with oppportunities for a ‘sandwich year’), Top-up degrees, taught and research postgraduate qualifications (MA/MSc/LLM/Mphil/PhD).
Employers and Industry leaders continue to look to individuals who can demonstrate their continued commitment to acquiring industry specific knowledge. Membership of internationally recognised professional bodies is therefore an important consideration in building a successful career. The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) have accredited our MBA programme; whilst you are studying you can join as a Student Member becoming an Affiliate Member and then Member (MCIPS).