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University of Northampton
http://www.northampton.ac.uk/

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The origin of the University of Northampton dates back to 1924. The University is made up of various departments. Each consists of various schools, including the school of Applied Sciences, The Arts, Education, Health, Social Sciences, and the Northampton Business School.

The University of Northampton is situated in the centre of England. It was awarded full university title and research degree awarding powers in 2005. This is a medium-sized university with 10,000 students and two Northampton-based campuses. Both the campuses are just 2.5 miles apart. Moreover, every year, about seven hundred students from 100 different countries from all over the world enroll themselves in various course programmes. The university is famous globally for some of its subject specialyies, including waste management, leather technology, and fashion.

The University of Northampton has 250 course programs in a variety of subject areas. The course programmes range from foundation and undergraduate level to postgraduate, professional, and doctoral qualifications. Students can study traditional arts, humanities and sciences subjects, as well as more modern subjects such as entrepreneurship, product design or advertising. Over half of their students obtain first class or upper second class honours degrees.

The Business School of the University of Northampton is taking part in a national Government pilot one of just five such universities to develop intensive two-year and work-based four-year degrees.


Campus Address(es)

University of Northampton
St George's Avenue, NN2 6JD, Northampton
Northamptonshire, East Midlands Region
Tel: 0160 489 2017,

University of Northampton
Boughton Green Road, NN2 7AL, Northampton
Northamptonshire, East Midlands Region
Tel: 0160 489 2017,

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