Presentation on theme: "The University of Northampton"— Presentation transcript:
1 The University of Northampton Nicola RoziInternational 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 TechnologyHealthSocial ScienceBusinessThe ArtsEducationVice 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 livingThe 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 facilitiesTwo libraries, one at each campus, open seven days a week.Careers Service and Centre for Volunteering and InternshipsGym, 3 Restaurants, Bars, Shops, Bank, Book Shop, Art ShopDoctors, guidance and counselling, multi-faith chaplaincyFree Bus Service for studentsCFAP – dedicated student support for international students for English language TuitionFree 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 ManagementStrong 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 LondonFebruary starts available for most Masters courses.
8 Postgraduate Programmes (S2) at Northampton Business School MSc IT Service ManagementMSc Corporate Governance and Leadership (ICSA)MSc International LogisticsMSc International Marketing StrategyMA Human Resource ManagementMSc Accounting and FinanceMA International Tourism and Hospitality managementMBA (need 2 years management work experience)MSc International Banking and FinanceMSc 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 othersMSc = Master of ScienceMA = Master of Arts
9 Areas of Research 1School of Health – Contact – Prof Carol PhilipsThe effects of novel preservative regimes on the growth and survival of food pathogensThe use of essential oil vapours for reducing microbial contaminationThe control of Clostridium difficile in the community Molecular biology, microbiology, physiology and nutritionSchool of Education– Contact – Prof Richard RoseEarly Childhood EducationStudent with Special NeedsSuccess at School (SAS)Schools, community and the duty to promote cohesionEquality impact assessments in higher educationNursing and midwifery students with dyslexiaInclusive education autismThe Role and Impact of Learning Mentors in English Primary SchoolsStudents with emotional & behavioural difficultiesSchool of Social Sciences -Contact – Prof Jon StobartChildhood, youth and adolescenceCommunities, identities and spaceEducation, work and achievementSocial inclusion/exclusion and social policyUnderstanding exceptional experienceDid you know? Northampton is a famous historical centre for shoe making.
10 Areas of Research 2School of Science and Technology – contact – Prof Jeff OllertonSustainable Wastes ManagementNon Destructive TestingLeather Technology3D Technologies and modellingScience and Technology Research in PedagogyRadioactivity in Built and Natural EnvironmentSchool of the Arts – Contact – Dr Vicki DeanDance and DramaFashion and TextilesContemporary Fiction and NarrativeAccessories and ShoesPsyche in the ArtsGraphics, 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 websitePrepare a 1000 word research proposal, scanned copies of degree certificates, IELTS or TOEFL Certificate (you need 6.5 IELTS).Submit the application toHow much is it?Part time = £4632Full time = £10,130How 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 EducationEmployability -96% of graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of completing their courseTop 50 university according to Guardian League TablesVoted Number one World Wide for commitment to Social EnterpriseExcellent 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.