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PGCE QTS Primary 3-7, PGCE QTS Primary 5-11, PGCE QTS Secondary 11-16 School Direct Route9132<p>​<span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">The University of Northampton will be working as the Initial Teacher Training provider for a diverse and innovative group of Lead Schools and their Alliance schools in Northamptonshire and its surrounding counties to support the delivery of PGCE QTS programmes through the School Direct route for the three different phases (age ranges).&#160;</span></p><p><a target="_blank" href="http&#58;//">Find out more about School Direct and how to apply.<span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">&#160;</span></a><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;"><a target="_blank" href="http&#58;//">&#160; ​</a>​</span></p>Postgraduate4127http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Public Health9110<p><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;"></span></p><p>This programme has been designed to provide an integrated, coherent and multidisciplinary approach to public health activity. It will have an emphasis on advancing critical awareness and problem solving skills in order to develop innovative, reflective and pro-active approaches to meeting challenging and complex health needs. Examples include critical health issues such as obesity and mental health, and those linked with public protection such as climate change and infectious diseases.</p><p>It will be delivered by a range of teaching methods such as core lectures, group work, online activities, use of case studies and directed learning approaches. Shared learning with other professionals will be a focus of this course and students will be encouraged to develop a critical, evaluative approach to the knowledge which underpins present-day public health practice.</p><h3>Testimonial</h3><p>&quot;I was lucky to be among the first graduates of the Msc. Public Health programme run by the University of Northampton. During my time, I had great support from my personal academic tutor and my dissertation supervisor Kirsty Mason. I remember telling her I am ready to stretch the limits to be the best I can. I received positive critical feedback from Kirsty on my essays and my final dissertation. It was such a positive learning experience for me, which positioned me to be a life-long learner.&quot;&#160;</p><p>Toyib Adedamola Olaniyan, Doctoral Candidate, University of Cape Town.<br></p>MScPostgraduate2637http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Early Childhood Studies8750<h2> <span style="color&#58;#0072c6;">93% student satisfaction with teaching for Early Childhood Studies*​<br></span></h2><h2> <span style="color&#58;#0072c6;">90% overall student satisfaction for Early Childhood Studies*​<br></span></h2><h3> <span style="color&#58;#0072c6;">*National Student Survey 2015​​</span></h3><h2> <span style="font-size&#58;17.3333px;"><br></span></h2><h2> <span style="font-size&#58;17.3333px;">3 year BA Early Childhood Studies&#160;(UCAS code X310)&#160;</span></h2><h2> <span style="font-size&#58;17.3333px;">4 year (with Foundation Year)&#160;BA Early Childhood Studies (UCAS code X311)​</span></h2><p> <span style="line-height&#58;1.6;"><br>If you are looking for a degree that focuses on the holistic development of young children and babies (birth to eight years old), then this degree could be for you. There are opportunities to undertake placements and field work in early childhood education and care settings, as well as the opportunity to visit, or study in, a European country to study early year’s provision in a different context.</span><br></p>&#160;<br>In year two, there is also the option of undertaking the professional pathway route leading to Early Years Teacher Status (0-5). The aim of the course is to provide a broadly-based academic and inter-disciplinary professional foundation for a variety of careers working with children (0-8).<br>&#160;<br>The course is taught by a highly experienced multi-professional team with expertise in the fields of education, health, inclusion and social care. It draws on external practitioners and experts to provide specialist input.<br>&#160;<br>We aim for the following educational outcomes&#58;<br> <ul><li>To develop&#160;knowledge and understanding of early childhood within diverse cultural, multidisciplinary and inter-agency contexts<br></li><li>To enable students to acquire a critical understanding of relevant theory and research in the field of early childhood and to equip them with the skills for independent investigation<br></li><li>To encourage critical analysis of contemporary issues and debates in early childhood policy, practice and services for children and families including international perspectives<br></li><li>To prepare students to become articulate, confident and reflective graduates capable of making informed career choices and of transferring their knowledge and skills to a range of professional contexts relevant to children.<br></li></ul>&#160;<br>This short film will tell you more about studying&#160;the BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies&#58; <div> <br> <div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><div unselectable="on" class="flexible-container"> <iframe width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" src="http&#58;//"></iframe></div></div><p>&#160;</p><h4>Placements</h4>If you are studying for &#160;Early Years Teacher Status, you will undertake placements in line with NCTL requirements. Placements are undertaken in each level.&#160; Overall their purpose is to support the academic study of children and childhood and professional development.<br>&#160;<br>The partnership between The University of Northampton and Early Years settings is voluntary. Part-time students are able to undertake placement tasks in their place of work providing the written approval of their employer has been obtained and the placement meets the requirements of the course.<br>&#160;<br>In levels 4 and 5 they form part of the Professional Development Modules and at Level 6 are integrated into the pathways. The placements at Levels 4 and 5 include 20 days at each level. At Level 6 the placement comprises of a 14 days as part of the specialist option and 14 days Fieldwork as part of the dissertation module.&#160;<br>&#160;<br>There may be some additional costs associated with your placement such as mileage or public transport costs.<br>&#160; <h4>Visits and Study Trips</h4>A feature of the course is that you will be offered an opportunity to Students to undertake a term's study and placement in another European Country in your second year as an alternative to the longer three-month Erasmus exchange. The approximate cost of the trip is £370 per student.<br>&#160;<br>There are study trips and visits at home, such as to London (approx. £10.00) and to Burghley House (approx. £6.00), however these are optional.&#160;​</div><div> <br> </div><h4>​University of Northampton Celebrate 25 Years of UN Rights of the Child<br></h4><div> <span style="line-height&#58;20.8px;">At the end of last year,&#160;Northampton Children and Young People's Summit celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the United Nation's Convention on the Rights of the Child.&#160; To find out more, please take a look at this short film&#58;</span><br></div><div> <br> <div> <div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><div class="flexible-container&quot;"><iframe width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" src="https&#58;//"></iframe></div> </div><br> </div></div>BA (Hons)X310Undergraduate7421http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Professional Investigative Practice8784<div><h2> <span style="font-size&#58;17.3333px;"><img alt="http&#58;//" src="http&#58;//" style="line-height&#58;20.8px;margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100%;height&#58;auto;" /><br></span></h2><h2> <span style="font-size&#58;17.3333px;">3 year BA Professional Investigative Practice (UCAS code L438)&#160;</span></h2><h2> <span style="font-size&#58;17.3333px;">4 year (with Foundation Year)&#160;BA Professional Investigative Practice (UCAS code L430)​</span></h2> <br> </div>This course has been developed with input from leading investigation, intelligence, security and financial specialists. As a result, you will develop the necessary industry standard skills and experience to carry out professional investigations to the highest level within commercial, public or criminal justice settings.&#160; <div> <br>It is essential that all investigations are carried out professionally, and with our commitment to your training we will ensure all of our investigators gain essential legal knowledge as well as the ability to conduct professional investigations whilst establishing and securing admissible evidence. The combination of practical role-play based activities and classroom teaching means that you are confident, ready and fully equipped to be a valuable asset to any organisation.</div><div> <br>If you are interested in a career in professional investigation, or are investigators seeking an academic qualification to enhance your skills, then this course provides a comprehensive introduction to key theoretical and practical issues, providing you with the knowledge and skills to confidently undertake professionally conducted investigations.<br>&#160;<br>The course, which has a wider focus than the Police Service, is underpinned by national policing practices and initiatives, such as the nationally recognised, 'Professionalising the Investigation Programme'. Throughout the course we look in depth at a variety of investigation methods, such as interview technique, the law surrounding investigations and Cyber Crime.&#160; The real strength of the programme is that it has a strong practical element that allows you to demonstrate your skills in scenario-based investigations. <div> <br> <p></p> <iframe width="100%" height="315" src="http&#58;//" frameborder="0"></iframe> <br> &#160;</div></div>BA (Hons)L438Undergraduate2135http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Joint Honours Web Design8788 <p>Web Design is designed to give graduates a solid grounding in the skills and techniques of web design and development.</p> BA/BSc (Hons)Undergraduate345http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Human Resource Management 8899<p>​This programme has been designed to incorporate the educational standards of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) at intermediate level and has been approved by the CIPD as meeting its level 5 educational standards. As such its successful completion serves as an entry qualification to the postgraduate CIPD Diploma for those without a first degree in a Business or HR related sphere or those with limited experience of working in HRM roles.​</p>University CertificateUndergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Civil Engineering8979<p>This programme aims to introduce students to the study of key issues in civil engineering. The focus will be principally on technical aspects of the subject and on management issues associated with civil engineering projects. Emphasis is placed on links to the workplace and the application of theoretical knowledge to workplace examples.</p> <p></p><p style="background-color&#58;#ffffff;">Delivered in partnership with&#160;<a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">Moulton College</a>.</p><p style="background-color&#58;#ffffff;"><img src="http&#58;//" alt="Moulton College logo" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;250px;height&#58;127px;vertical-align&#58;baseline;" /><br></p><p style="background-color&#58;#ffffff;">This course is delivered at Moulton College, so you may wish to visit the site. For information on the College Open Days please click on the link&#58;&#160;</p><p style="background-color&#58;#ffffff;"><a href="http&#58;//" target="_blank">Moulton College Events Calendar&#160;</a>​​</p> FdScH201Undergraduate1514http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Mental Health9188<p>This programme explores a range of mental health issues from an interprofessional and interdisciplinary perspective. Students will have the opportunity to examine contemporary topics in the mental health arena and explore how current research may inform and improve professional practice. </p>Postgraduate2060http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Management9311<p>The MSc Management programme will equip graduates from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in management. </p><p>MSc Management has specialist pathways in International, Human Resources, Marketing and Financial Analysis. All students enrolled on the programme complete common core subjects in general management during Semester one, with modules in Semester two which allow you to specialise in your chosen pathway. </p><p>Experience or qualifications in management are neither expected nor required. If you have experience as a manager, you may wish to consider our MBA programme.&#160; If you are uncertain about the pathway on which to enrol, please contact our Admissions team who will be able to give you advice.&#160;&#160;</p>MScPostgraduate2850http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Policing 9397<p>If you are interested in entering the police force, preparing for a non-operational role or even posts in the military or security services then this may be the course for you.</p>Taught by serving and retired police officers and other industry professionals this degree will give you an insight into legislation, conducting investigations and the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom. Working with colleagues from across the University you will have the chance to apply what you learn in ‘real-world’ scenarios in our purpose built facilities.<br>&#160;<div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify" unselectable="on"><iframe width="400" height="250" src="http&#58;//" frameborder="0"></iframe>&#160;</div><br><div>This results in a highly effective and complete qualification that is valued and recognised by all the forces across the East Midlands and beyond. We have extremely close professional links with Northants Police and this means that you are exposed to a wide range of guest speakers from detectives to child protection officers.<br>&#160;</div><div>Successful completion of this course will lead to the award of the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing.&#160;</div>BA (Hons)N478Undergraduate8110http://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse

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