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1 The University of Northampton
Nicola Rozi International Officer-South East Asia

2 Vice Chancellor, Professor Nick Petford
We are… A medium-sized university, with around 14,000 students. Home to over 1200 International students from over 100 countries. Via 6 Schools : Science and Technology Health Social Science Business The Arts Education Vice Chancellor, Professor Nick Petford

3 Where are we? 2 campuses (Park and Avenue) located in the middle of England (in very picturesque countryside). Midway between London and Birmingham. Only one hour from Oxford, Cambridge, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, London, Birmingham. Excellent road, rail links and air links to all part of the UK and Europe.

4 Accommodation 1,600 bed spaces over our two campuses.
Price range from £58- £115 per week ( ). Selection of room types to choose from including shared, single, en-suite and single sex. 24 hour security, Hall Wardens and Residential Life Teams. University can assist with Private –Off Campus accommodation

5 Cost of living The cost of living in Northampton is much lower than the cost of living in cities such as London or Manchester. Students should budget for between £6,000 and £8000 per year for their living expenses (accommodation, food, books, clothes etc…). Average weekly rent for private accommodation is around £60, but can be as low as £40 in some areas.

6 Our facilities Two libraries, one at each campus, open seven days a week. Careers Service and Centre for Volunteering and Internships Gym, 3 Restaurants, Bars, Shops, Bank, Book Shop, Art Shop Doctors, guidance and counselling, multi-faith chaplaincy Free Bus Service for students CFAP – dedicated student support for international students for English language Tuition Free one to one conversation English sessions available for all international students

7 Northampton Business School
The largest school of the university, with around 3000 students. Expertise in Finance and Accounting, Business Strategy, Economics, Human Resources, Information Sciences, Management and Marketing, Tourism and Events Management Strong links with industry and commerce, with a number of courses carrying professional body recognition (ACCA, CIM, CPA Australia...) According to the latest UK Gov Student Satisfaction Survey, the School was placed in the top 30% of all UK Business Schools on par with Oxford University and University College London February starts available for most Masters courses.

8 Postgraduate Programmes (S2) at Northampton Business School
MSc IT Service Management MSc Corporate Governance and Leadership (ICSA) MSc International Logistics MSc International Marketing Strategy MA Human Resource Management MSc Accounting and Finance MA International Tourism and Hospitality management MBA (need 2 years management work experience) MSc International Banking and Finance MSc Management (Marketing) MSc Management (International) MSc Management (Human Resources) ** We also offer a wide range of Bachelor (S1) programmes in Business Entrepreneurship, international Business, Marketing, Events Management, Tourism, Accounting and Finance, Economics, Fashion marketing among others MSc = Master of Science MA = Master of Arts

9 Areas of Research 1 School of Health – Contact – Prof Carol Philips The effects of novel preservative regimes on the growth and survival of food pathogens The use of essential oil vapours for reducing microbial contamination The control of Clostridium difficile in the community  Molecular biology, microbiology, physiology and nutrition School of Education– Contact – Prof Richard Rose Early Childhood Education Student with Special Needs Success at School (SAS) Schools, community and the duty to promote cohesion Equality impact assessments in higher education Nursing and midwifery students with dyslexia Inclusive education autism The Role and Impact of Learning Mentors in English Primary Schools Students with emotional & behavioural difficulties School of Social Sciences - Contact – Prof Jon Stobart Childhood, youth and adolescence Communities, identities and space Education, work and achievement Social inclusion/exclusion and social policy Understanding exceptional experience Did you know? Northampton is a famous historical centre for shoe making.

10 Areas of Research 2 School of Science and Technology – contact – Prof Jeff Ollerton Sustainable Wastes Management Non Destructive Testing Leather Technology 3D Technologies and modelling Science and Technology Research in Pedagogy Radioactivity in Built and Natural Environment School of the Arts – Contact – Dr Vicki Dean Dance and Drama Fashion and Textiles Contemporary Fiction and Narrative Accessories and Shoes Psyche in the Arts Graphics, Photography, Journalism, Creative Writing

11 How do I apply? How much is it? How long does it take?
Fill out an application form available on our website Prepare a 1000 word research proposal, scanned copies of degree certificates, IELTS or TOEFL Certificate (you need 6.5 IELTS). Submit the application to How much is it? Part time = £4632 Full time = £10,130 How long does it take? About 3 years

12 What next? All of the information you may need should be available on our website: Northampton currently works closely with UGM, UNPAD, UNPAR, ITB (Arts), Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Trisakti CECT and International Business School, BINUS, UNRI amongst others

13 Why choose Northampton?
Centrally located, just one hour from London and Birmingham. Excellent links with industry and professional organisations. Many of our Business, Computing and Education programmes offer a placement. Low cost of living and affordable on-campus accommodation. Shortlisted for Number One University in the UK by Times Higher Education Employability -96% of graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of completing their course Top 50 university according to Guardian League Tables Voted Number one World Wide for commitment to Social Enterprise Excellent Scholarship Scheme – 25% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the course, for all applicants of high academic standing. Available on all full-time Bachelor and Masters courses.

14 Written by Nicola Rozi

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