The University of Northampton (Formerly known as Nene College of Higher Education and then University College Northampton) is a modern UK university with courses rated highly for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey.
Northampton has the following six schools:
- The Arts
- Applied Sciences
- Social Sciences
The School of Education is the largest provider of teacher training in the country.
Rankings and Ratings:
- The Psychology Divison was ranked 15th nationally for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2008.
- Northampton Business School (NBS) was rated 18th out of 81 institutions for its business subjects surveyed for NSS 2006. It was placed in the top 10% ranking for 'Quality of Teaching'. This places Northampton ahead of other new universities such as Nottingham Trent, Leeds Metropolitan, Manchester Metropolitan, DeMontfort, Sheffield Hallam, Oxford Brookes and Bedfordshire.
- Placed 41st in the Green League of university's environmental performance 2007.
- According to the Times Good University Guide, it is placed 82nd in 2008 and 84th in 2009.
- According to the Guardian University Guide, it is placed 92nd in 2008, 79th in 2009 and 100th in 2010.
- According to the Complete University Guide, it is placed 95th in 2008, 93rd in 3009 and 104th in 2010.
- 98th in The Push League Table 2008.
- 96th in the Daily Telegraph University Ranking (2007).
- 61st in the Times Ranking of UK Hospitality; Leisure; Sport; Recreation and Tourism Programs 2009.
- 48th for Drama, Dance and Cinematics, 54th for History Degree Courses (Times 2009).
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World of University Ranking and League Table
In UK there are some university league tables published every year by The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. In Australia the Good Universities Guide rating is a very useful handbook for anyone choosing a tertiary institution. For more information please see University Ranking by Country.