Completing a postgraduate course is a fantastic way to widen your career prospects and gain more detailed knowledge of a particular area that you find interesting. We have industry-relevant courses, active researchers who are specialists in their field and a personalised support network.

We offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes and encourage you to take a look at our courses and research degrees to find the right one for you.

Postgraduate loans

You may be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate loan of up to £10,907 (2019/20) or a PhD loan of up to £25,000 from the Government. Please visit for more information.

20% off postgraduate fees for Alumni

This discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us. Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course. Please see our website for terms and conditions.

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a number of scholarships and bursaries may be available to you if you are studying a postgraduate course with us. In some cases, such as for The International Scholarship, you could get support for your tuition fees, receiving up to 30% off your tuition fees over the duration of your course. Each scholarship has it’s own eligibility criteria, therefore we recommend that you visit our Bursaries, scholarships and awards page for more information.

World-leading research

You will have the benefit of working alongside active researchers who are specialists in their field. Our staff and students undertake high-quality and impactful research projects across a broad range of disciplines, some of which has been officially recognised as ‘world-leading’, of ‘international excellence’ or ‘outstanding’ for their impact. You can read about some of our recent research in our Research Review PDF that showcases the impact that our research is having at local, regional, national and international levels.

Personalised support

We know that coming to university is a transition, and we want you to be happy and comfortable with your studies and university life. We also know that you are competent students and independent learners, but it’s good to have people to help you when you need it. That’s why we provide you with support that’s tailored to your research area as well as a Personal Academic Tutor for all taught postgraduate programmes.

We have various specialist teams to support you, including:

  • Student Information Desk
  • Financial Guidance Team
  • Counselling and Mental Health Team
  • Residential Life Team
  • Multi-Faith Centre
  • Doctor’s surgery


The best way to find out more about our postgraduate courses is to speak to us and come and visit our campus. At our postgraduate open days, discovery days and dedicated events, you can learn more about your chosen field and how to progress your career. You will get the opportunity to meet lecturers and your fellow students, get answers to all your questions and familiarise yourself with life at the University of Northampton.

Postgraduate drop-in event: Tuesday 14 September 2021, 4.30-7.30pm

Discover our postgraduate courses and get your questions answered at our dedicated postgraduate drop-in evening.

Register your place

Open day: Saturday 14 August 2021

Attend our open day to discover more about our postgraduate programmes and studying with the University of Northampton.

Event open 8.45am-3pm, PG course-specific drop-in 10am-3pm

Register your place

We offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes and encourage you to take a look at our courses and research degrees to find the right one for you. You can view all of our postgraduate courses on our website: