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University of Northampton

Check whether the University of Northampton is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at the University of Northampton

The University of Northampton (UON) is a modern public university located in the English town of Northampton. The University supports students to reach their potential and graduate with excellent employment prospects.

UON offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across a variety of subject areas. Programs are delivered by the University’s expert faculty who have been consistently recognized for their teaching excellence.

In 2018, the University built a new, environmentally-friendly, student-centered campus. Facilities include a 24-hour library, excellent sports venues, state-of-the-art accommodation, and an innovative learning hub.

In 2014, UON became the nation’s first university to offer free societies and sports clubs to students. From Disney society to rugby league, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy during your free time.

Why study at the University of Northampton?

  • Teaching excellence

    UON was given the highest possible award in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

  • Scholarship program

    The University runs a series of scholarship schemes to support students financially

  • Social impact

    UON was the first university in the UK to be recognized as a Changemaker Campus thanks to its social innovation projects

  • Great location

    The University is located in the heart of England with excellent transport connections

Life as an international student

The University of Northampton draws international students from across the world and over 100 nationalities are represented on campus.

The University’s international student support services team works hard to ensure that every student feels at home. They provide advice and help with visas, passports, accommodation, cultural adjustment, and much more

To support students who don’t speak English as their first language, the University offers a four-week language course before you begin your degree. Additionally, you’ll have one-to-one English tutorials throughout your time at Northampton.

International students are encouraged to get involved with the various student organizations on campus. As well as sports, crafting, and volunteering, you’ll find faith-based and cultural groups. In the rare circumstance that you can’t find a society that’s right for you, you’re welcome to gather a few friends and start up your own group.

The University also runs a generous international student scholarship scheme where students can receive funding for up to 30% of their tuition fees.

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - £12,900 per year
  • Graduate tuition - £13,750 per program
  • Estimated living expenses - £9,500 per year

The UON International Scholarship

  • You must hold an offer to study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught program (BA, BSc, BEng, MEng, LLB, Joint Honours, MA, MSc, LLM or MBA).
  • You must have been assessed as an overseas fee payer
  • Average amount

    10% to 30% reduction in fees.

  • You do not have to apply for this scholarship separately from your initial application and you will be informed of the outcome in your offer letter.

UON EU Scholarship 2020

The UON EU Scholarship 2020 is open to applicants from the EU who meet the Eligibility Criteria. UON offers 50 scholarships, each to the value of £3000. Recipients will receive £1,000 per year, paid in two installments, over a maximum of three years.

  • You must hold an offer to study on Year 1 of a full-time undergraduate program (BA, BSc, BEng, MEng, LLB or Joint Honours) in September 2020, and pay a fee of £9,250
  • You must be an EU national and normally reside in an EU country
  • EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for less than five years and do not qualify for a maintenance loan may qualify
  • You must have achieved the equivalent of A-Level grades BBB or above in your high school qualifications

The International Graduate Scholarship

The International Graduate Scholarship offers a 50% fee discount to graduates of the University of Northampton who studied on campus in the UK. This scholarship is available to you if you are wishing to study a Master’s course and have achieved a second class degree from a three or four year Bachelor’s degree or a first-class degree from a one-year Top-Up program. Top Up graduates with a second class degree will be eligible for 30% graduate scholarship.

You do not have to apply for this scholarship separately from your initial application and you will be informed of the outcome in your offer letter.


University of Northampton

Waterside Campus, University Dr, Northampton NN1 5PH, United Kingdom

Waterside is a purpose-built campus, designed to provide you with the learning experience and opportunities you expect from a modern university.

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Visa requirements for the University of Northampton

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