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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 123 reviews
4.0 / 123 reviews
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Halls of Residence
3.4 out of 5 stars based on 25 reviews
3.4 / 25 reviews
Location
3.7 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
3.7 / 3 reviews
Clubs & Societies
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 5 reviews
4.6 / 5 reviews
Party Vibe
3.7 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
3.7 / 3 reviews
Freshers' Week
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews
3.6 / 8 reviews
Northampton University

Overview

University is a time for personal growth, for developing your passion and making plans for your future. It’s a time for self-discovery, for working hard and reconsidering what you think you know. It’s a time for change. Here at Northampton, our mission is to transform lives and inspire change. We aim to ensure your time at university is fulfilling, satisfying and enjoyable. We have exciting, industry-relevant courses, passionate lecturers, and a brand new campus opening in September 2018.

The University of Northampton has been awarded Gold in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), placing us in an elite group of only 42 higher education institutions in the UK to have been given the highest possible rating. By studying at Northampton, you will be choosing one of the best teaching universities in the UK.

Our industry partnerships and dedication to employability will help you secure the graduate role you deserve. At the University of Northampton we make your learning meaningful, combining traditional classroom teaching with online learning and group work. This combination of learning is much closer to the ‘real world’ of work beyond graduation.

We have a unique commitment to social innovation; this means our staff and our students work hard to have a positive effect on the world. We believe that everybody has the power to make a positive impact on society – small changes that add up to make the world a better place.

Student Stats

Number of students13285
Male : Female37 : 63
Fulltime : Part time73 : 27
UK :International89 : 11

Awards

The University of Northampton Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars based on 123 reviews
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5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Campus/University buildings
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
Learning facilities
3.9 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
Sports facilities
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
Student Union
3.9 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
Careers service
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
Organisation
2.8 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
Inclusivity
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
Health and Wellbeing services
3.4 out of 5 stars based on 7 reviews
Support for international students
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
Support and facilities for disabled students
3.0 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
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5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

13th March 2018
Very good uni , help is Always there when needed from tutors and library staff , very enjoying my class.
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4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

13th March 2018
Overall the Uni has a homely feel about it. The nightlife and student union are overall very good. However the art department could do with an update and the opportunities for careers after the course are limited.
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Course review , 14/05/2017

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My degree provokes interesting questions. As the title of my course it not a typical university course, it gets people talking. With a focus on the criminal justice system, Investigations and the law and howits changing my course provides an array of job opportunities not only restrictive to the police force. As we live in a technological era, cyber crime and fraud is an ever developing crime that will be a big earner in careers in the forseeable future.

Course review , 01/05/2017

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My course is brilliant! I love the fact that we get 2 placements a year to give us real experience in the job.
However, i wish that the teaching of the subjects were more fluent sometimes. I feel rushed and sometimes aren't helped because they need to press on, and if we do stop to go over information we miss out on vital information that can't get covered because we had to settle some confusions.

Course review , 01/01/2017

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The concent of teaching is broad and offers a lot of useful angles on important issues. The contact hour are well spend and the teachers come up with original approaches towards class management and assesment work. The use of online material is very well done in terms of teaching us how to find information online, information that might be useful for our future study and employment. The complexity is being brought up as the course goes, but keeping with the students progress. The teachers are offering students variety of sources to look on and offer guidance as how to work with them.

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Course module review - Advanced Accounting & Finance, 23/05/2016

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From year 1 I have had the same teacher for this module. She is one of my favourite teachers and is one of the best in the business school. She constantly offers help to students who don't understand and offers extensions to students who may be struggling with assignments, overall I would give her a 10/10 because she has taught me a lot of useful things that I will need in future for my career as an accountant

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Course module review - The Events Industry, 10/05/2016

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This module is taught by the course leader and is well structured, clear and also enjoyable. This module has mixed practical skills, group work, presenting skills with academic writing skills and much more. The module is split equally between a group presentation and an individual essay. I feel like just enough freedom is given for independent learning whilst having resources and help available.

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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 St John's Hall
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 7 reviews
3.6 / 7 reviews
2 Simon Senlis Hall
3.8 out of 5 stars based on 5 reviews
3.8 / 5 reviews
3 William Carey Hall
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
4.0 / 2 reviews
4 Charles Bradlaugh Hall
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
3.3 / 4 reviews
5 Spencer Perceval Hall
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
3.3 / 4 reviews
6 Margaret Bondfield Hall
3.0 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
3.0 / 2 reviews
7 Bassett Lowke Hall
2.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
2.0 / 1 review
8 John Clare Hall
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Rank City Student Rating
63 High Wycombe Town
3.7 out of 5 stars based on 6 reviews
3.7 / 6 reviews
64 Stoke-on-Trent
3.0 out of 5 stars based on 14 reviews
3.0 / 14 reviews
65 Huddersfield
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 7 reviews
3.3 / 7 reviews
66 Egham Town
2.9 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews
2.9 / 10 reviews
67 Northampton
3.7 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
3.7 / 3 reviews
68 Sunderland
3.7 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
3.7 / 3 reviews
69 Wrexham Town
3.7 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
3.7 / 3 reviews
70 Ambleside
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
71 Barnet
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
72 Farnham
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Cheerleading
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
2 Dance
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
3 Sober Squad
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
4 Trampolining
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
5 Afro-Caribbean Society
3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
3.0 / 1 review
6 ACC First Love Plus
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7 Airsoft
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8 Allotment
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9 American Football
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10 Anime Society
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 NB's
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews
4.0 / 8 reviews
2 AU-RA
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
3 Roadmender
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
4 The Boston
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
5 The Balloon
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
3.3 / 4 reviews
6 Bar So
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review
7 Elysium
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review
8 Avenue Bar
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9 Baroque
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10 Fever
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Northampton, University of
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews
3.6 / 8 reviews
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The University of Northampton
Northampton
NN2 7AL
United Kingdom