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English and Drama Joint Honours 10062<p>This programme introduces you to a fascinating range of literary texts and periods and allows you to develop your skills as a thinker, reader, writer and critic. By studying English combined with Drama you will explore a variety of practical and theoretical approaches and performance styles from a range of historical and cultural perspectives.</p><p>By choosing to study these subjects there is a higher level of flexibility in deciding your future employability pathway. Both programmes are taught by an enthusiastic and experienced team that has substantial research and teaching experience. This course is designed to enthuse and inspire you whilst broadening your knowledge and understanding of English in addition to developing your knowledge of a range of practices encompassing different types of performance, improvisation, devising, adapting material for new media and audiences, as well as the literary skills required for textual interpretation, writing and critical analysis. </p><p>Students enjoy excellent studio facilities and access to view productions at Northampton's nationally recognised regional theatre, Royal &amp; Derngate. There are opportunities for visits, researching educational settings and activities in schools and other educational contexts.</p>BA/BSc (Hons)Q3W4Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
International Relations and Politics2669<p>​International Relations and Politics at the University of Northampton provides an exciting and varied ​curriculum through which students develop a critical understanding of contemporary issues in international relations and politics and their impact on lives at local, national and global levels. &#160;If you have a keen interest in current affairs and international developments, then the International Relations and Politics course at Northampton is ideal for you. You will be exploring contemporary issues and debates in the politics of the UK and other nations, as well as the key developments in international relations. &#160;</p><p>A special feature of the course is the research placement at Year 2 which provides the opportunity to undertake an international placement or a placement in the UK, including an internship at the House of Commons.&#160; A one-week international field trip is also included in the course.&#160;&#160;<br></p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="100%" height="241" src="http&#58;//www.youtube.com/embed/MRNMiEfWCGk?list=PLD79380E317526690" frameborder="0"></iframe>&#160;</div><p>​​</p><p><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">This course reflects the fact that politics in the 21st Century takes place in a global context and impacts on the everyday lives of people in all parts of the world.&#160;&#160;</span><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">It examines some of the critical issues of today's world, such as threats to global security, the changing nature of international co-operation and conflict, the character of democratic and non-democratic regimes, the rise of new forms of direct action in global settings, the international politics of the environment and the challenges posed by persistent world problems such as poverty and</span><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">&#160;&#160;</span><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">social inequality, There has never been a more exciting time to study international relations and politics, and this course will help you develop a greater awareness of the social and political processes that shape the contemporary world.</span></p><p>This awareness provides an excellent basis for careers in a wide range of fields in the public, private and third sectors, including international careers; for example in the field of international development.&#160; More generally the course will help you to develop the transferrable skills of understanding and analysis, creative thinking and flexibility which employers increasingly demand.&#160;</p>BA (Hons)5L9LUndergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Fine Art3847<p>&#160;<img src="http&#58;//www.northampton.ac.uk/PublishingImages/images/BA%20Fine%20Art.jpg" alt="" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100%;height&#58;auto;" /></p><p>The programme offers the chance to explore contemporary approaches to fine art across a range of disciplines in a lively and intellectually challenging atmosphere supported by superb quality, easily accessible resource areas in printmaking, painting, photography/digital arts/video and sculpture. In addition to developing visual language skills and confidence with media, learning is also informed by historical and contemporary references, cultural and social contexts, and the requirements of professional practice on graduation. Students are supported throughout the programme to engage in live projects, competitions and exhibitions.​</p><p>​<a href="https&#58;//www.flickr.com/photos/fineartnorthampton" target="_blank"><img alt="Fine Art BA (Hons)" src="http&#58;//www.northampton.ac.uk/PublishingImages/images/fine_art_ba_hons.png" style="margin&#58;5px;" /></a><br></p><p>​​To view a gallery of our students' work please​ <a href="https&#58;//www.flickr.com/photos/fineartnorthampton" target="_blank">visit our flickr website</a>.<br></p>BA (Hons)W100Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Youth and Community Work3338 <p>The Youth and Community Work Masters Degree has been designed to offer a distinctive, professionally recognised qualification that reflects the changing landscape of work with young people.</p><p><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">Practitioners holding the JNC professional qualification can top up their careers by applying for APEL for the below modules and completing a 60 credit Work Based Synthesis to achieve a full Masters. Talk to us for more information.</span></p> MAPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Postgraduate Certificate in Primary English (Subject to Validation)1787<p>​<span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">The Postgraduate Certificate in Primary English is an innovative and flexible course that caters to the needs of teachers in primary schools and to the development needs of the schools that they work in.</span></p><p>The programme comprises of two modules that must be studied successively. The first module builds excellence in individual practice as a primary teacher of English. The second module builds the skills needed to lead and develop the subject across the whole school. A key element of the modules is the provision for 'shared enquiry', enabling participants to engage with other professional colleagues and researchers in developing critical approaches and strategies for teaching English in a primary context.<br></p>PGCertPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
History2247<p>This postgraduate course is designed for students who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of history across a range of periods, regions and theoretical perspectives.</p>MAPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Master of Business Administration - MBA Plus (part-time)2551<p>The Northampton Business School MBA Plus is an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification in management. The programme combines excellent generalist management teaching and learning with highly valuable additional recognition, qualification and activities. </p><p>This qualification is also offered as a <a title="Full-Time MBA" href="http&#58;//www.northampton.ac.uk/study/courses/courses-by-subject/business-and-management/master-of-business-administration-fulltime-mba">full time</a> and <a title="Distance Learning MBA" href="http&#58;//www.northampton.ac.uk/study/courses/courses-by-subject/business-and-management/master-of-business-administration-distance-learning-mba">distance learning</a> programme. </p>MBAPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Counselling3421 <p>​This course is an exciting development that will provide students with a level of knowledge and skills in counselling which will equip them to develop as counsellors, and once they have gained further experience and client hours will open up a range of professional opportunities. For students with a first degree in psychology (which is Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) accredited) further postgraduate training opportunities will include doctoral training on British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited courses in Counselling Psychology. The course will also provide students with a range of skills that will be highly relevant to those wishing to undertake further training in a range of related careers and specialisms. In addition to careers options, the degree will provide a range of communication skills and personal development skills that will be highly valued in a range of organisations and situations. Most of all, this course enables students to feel that they belong to a process of development that enriches them as human beings. A passion develops throughout for a subject that enables not only personal growth but interest in all the knowledge that will be embedded throughout study.</p> <p>The course consists of examining differing counselling theories and practice specialisms. It also concentrates on skills work and therapeutic competencies in organisational settings. Importantly, the course offers the opportunity to maximise self-awareness and reflect on self-process and that of others. The placement allows students to take their competencies to organisations to work with clients. Throughout, students will be encouraged to develop a critical, evaluative approach to the knowledge which underpins present-day professional practice and will develop skills in critical reflective thought and the ability to make evidenced based decisions. Current issues within counselling and therapy will be considered critically with particular emphasis on their relationship to client practice. </p>MScPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Education Part-time1778The MA in Education part time is an innovative and flexible course that caters to the needs of professionals working in the field of education. There are various pathways through it and it can therefore be closely tailored to your own professional development. The MA is built towards on a modular basis enabling you to build it around your personal and professional life.<br><br>The MA comprises of modules that can be studied one by one. The key element of many modules is the provision for 'shared enquiry', enabling participants to engage with other professional colleagues and researchers in developing critical approaches to enquiry within practical education (and education-related) contexts.<br><br>There are various pathways through this MA. However the final module taken by all students is a research thesis, via which you will have the opportunity to research and write about an area of practice, relevant to you, in great depth.<br>MAPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Computing2897<p>&#160;</p><div class="snippet"><iframe width="300" height="169" align="right" src="http&#58;//www.youtube.com/embed/9vXljw4gYzU" frameborder="0"></iframe></div><p><span style="color&#58;#000000;font-family&#58;arial;font-size&#58;12px;background-color&#58;#ffffff;">This postgraduate qualification allows you to study computing in greater depth, as well as developing your research and analytical skills -&#160;whilst undertaking your own individual thesis project investigating an area of particular interest. You will be able to utilise our state of the art facilities ensuring you are exposed to cutting edge technology and are able to pursue your specialist interests.</span>​</p>MScPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse

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