The University of Northampton (UN) is located in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. It was formed in 1999 by the amalgamation of a number of training colleges and gained full university status as The University of Northampton in 2005. It is the leading university for social enterprise and is committed to transforming lives and inspiring change.

The University of Northampton has a student population of over 13,000 with an alumni of over 60,000.The University's latest achievements include a top 50 UK university ranking in the Guardian University Guide and being highly commended at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

We are excited to start this new partnership with the University of Northampton. Through our franchised agreement with this institution, we will deliver the following; BSc (Hons) International Accounting (Top Up), MA Human Resources Management (Top Up), Master of Business Administration (Top Up), MSc Accounting and Finance (Top Up) and LLM International Commercial Law.

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Why choose UN?

The University of Northampton goes beyond offering students a good degree. Its global reputation for producing graduates with superior employability along with its unique approach to social enterprise, makes them an exceptional choice for your future. Shown below are all the awards and milestones achieved by this prestigious university.

  • September 2015 – The University was shortlisted for the third year in a row in the ‘Business School of the Year’ category of the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.
  • August 2014 – student satisfaction increases to 89% (National Student Survey 2014)
  • June 2014 – maintain top 50 UK university placing in the Guardian University Guide
  • February 2014 – Midlands Business Awards Most Enterprising University of the Year (winner)
  • November 2013 – Times Higher Education Awards University of the Year (shortlisted) and Business School of the Year (shortlisted)
  • September 2013 – recognised as the highest climbing university in the Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2014
  • June 2013 – Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards Outstanding Leadership and Management Team (shortlisted)
  • June 2013 – recognised as a top 50 UK university and the highest climbing university in the Guardian University Guide 2014
  • April 2013 – recognised as the highest climbing university in the Complete University Guide 2014
  • February 2013 – Midlands Business Awards Most Enterprising University of the Year (winner)

 

Governance and management

The University of Northampton is an independent corporate body established by statute under the terms of the Education Reform Act 1988.

Governing documents

Charitable Status

The University is an exempt charity under the Charities Act. The University’s charitable purpose is the advancement of education.

Governance codes

The governance of the University is conducted in accordance with the seven principles of public life; selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership. The University has adopted the Higher Education Code of Governance as developed by the Committee of University Chairs (CUC). The University has a Code of Conduct for Governors, External Committee Members, University Officers and Senior Post Holders.

Student satisfaction

The University of Northampton offers students a truly unique student experience by utilising a variety of teaching methods and providing all students with the opportunity to participate in a wide range of initiatives and opportunities to improve their employability. The National Student Survey (NSS) concluded in 2015, scored the University’s student satisfaction rate at an impressive 86%.

Quality and standards

As an institution with degree awarding powers, the University of Northampton has a responsibility to ensure that the standards of the awards given in its name are appropriate. The Northampton Quality Assurance Framework (NQAF) handbook encompasses the key processes which the University has put in place to monitor, review and enhance academic standards, the quality of its learning, teaching and assessment and the academic support given to students. NQAF is informed by the Quality Assurance Agency’s (QAA’s) UK Quality Code for Higher Education