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completing a postgraduate course is a fantastic way to widen your career prospects and gain a more detailed knowledge of a particular area that you find interesting.

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


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20% off postgraduate fees for alumni

the discount scheme is open to graduates of the university of northampton (uon) 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.

postgraduate events

thinking about going to university? it's an important decision and our staff are here to help. our postgraduate events give you the opportunity to ask questions and find the answers you need to make an informed choice.


  • doing a postgraduate courses is a fantastic way to widen your career prospects and gain more detailed knowledge in a particular area that you find interesting. we offer a number of postgraduate courses at our university and we encourage you to take a look at our postgraduate courses or research degrees to find the right course for you.

    a postgraduate qualification is the next level after a bachelor’s degree. our postgraduate courses will give you the opportunity to study in a lot more depth the subjects you studied during your bachelor degree. we offer both full-time and distance learning (dl) postgraduate courses. if you are studying full-time, your postgraduate course will usually be shorter than an undergraduate course – on average taking a year to complete. whereas with distance learning courses, the course duration might be slightly longer than if you were studying full-time.

    the best way to find out more about our postgraduate courses, and to make your decision of where to study, is to come and speak to us.

    we have dedicated postgraduate drop-in sessions at all of our open days throughout the year. at these sessions you can drop-in to speak to our postgraduate representatives from the faculty in which you are looking to study to find out more about the course, ask any specific queries and to see the facilities and services we offer, including a tour of our new waterside campus.

    please visit our postgraduate events page to find out when the next postgraduate-drop in session will take place.

  • to fund your further education you will have to organise your own finances. student finance england (sfe) now offer a postgraduate loan of £10,280, subject to eligibility criteria. to see if you qualify and for more information see the sfe website.

    to help you if you choose to study a postgraduate course with us we have a few scholarships available, but they may be specialised to certain courses or types of study so please check if you qualify before applying to avoid disappointment. the following scholarships are eligible for postgraduate students:

    td lewis scholarship is a scholarship for postgraduate students with education excellence or potential. another general postgraduate scholarship is the chancellor’s fund which is designed to help you develop as a well-rounded individual.

    the more specialist scholarships we have available are the dr mike daniel research degree scholarship, which only applies to people studying a research degree, and the sir john lowther scholarship for students studying in the faculty of arts, science and technology.

    there is no fee for submitting a postgraduate application.

  • here we put you first. we dedicate a lot of our time and research into making sure you have the best experience you can whilst studying. we are a modern institution that is changing and evolving to suit modern day needs and developments, such as online learning and work placements.

    to learn more about the benefits of studying a postgraduate degree with us, please take a look at our top reasons why to choose us page.

postgraduate faqs

need additional information? view our frequently asked questions.