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Nursing3114​<img src="http&#58;//www.northampton.ac.uk/PublishingImages/Summer%202013%208431.jpg" alt="Female student graduates" style="margin&#58;5px;width&#58;100%;height&#58;auto;" /> <div>MSc Nursing builds on the existing knowledge and experience&#160;of graduate nurses to develop the confidence and competence required for advanced&#160;roles within nursing.&#160;</div><div> <br> </div><div>This award facilitates the development of higher level skills in four key areas&#58; Nursing; Research; Teaching; Leadership and Management to provide a comprehensive and stimulating programme that reflects the needs of nurses studying at higher levels. The programme is supported by opportunities for stude​nts to undertake practical work related activities relevant to their particular areas of interest to enhance career development and employability.​​</div><div> <br> </div>MScPostgraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Advertising & Digital Marketing3792<p>This is an exciting time to enter the marketing communication industry; advertisers have an ever-expanding choice of on- and off-line media to choose from to convey the messages they create. You will work across a wide range of digital platforms as well as traditional media as you develop and execute real campaigns as part of your programme. Culminating in a pitch to clients of a top global agency this is a very practical preparation for work in advertising and digital marketing roles.</p>BA (Hons)N564Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
International Relations and Politics2669<p>​<span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">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;</span></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="458px" height="350px" src="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/embed/6WYJm33nNII" 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
Applied Criminal Justice Studies (top-up)3156<p> &#160;</p> This programme provides students with an excellent opportunity to study a range of areas within the field of&#160;criminal justice at a more challenging and academic level than they may have previously experienced. It draws up experience and expertise from subject areas such as law, criminology and psychology to provide students with the skills and knowledge you will need for a career within the criminal justice system.<br><br>Students who complete the FdA and successfully progress to this third stage of study would graduate with BA in Applied Criminal Justice Studies. The course is also available to serving or recently retired police officers who have sufficient operational experience that can be accredited across the first two years of the award.<br> BA (Hons)M212 Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Law (two-year intensive)2315<p>This two-year intensive degree has Qualifying Law Degree status providing exemption from the academic stage of qualification for both branches of the legal profession, making it ideal for those intending to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. This intensive LLB allows you to condense three years of study into two years, accelerating your career development.</p><p>You will also benefit from court and prison visits, a dedicated Moot Room for moots and mock trials and a recently refurbished Law and Criminal Justice block. The Law team has strong links with the local legal profession and visiting law firms and barristers provide you with career advice.&#160;</p><p><br></p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="300" height="169" src="http&#58;//www.youtube.com/embed/fTQor5vbuO8" frameborder="0"></iframe>&#160;</div><p><br></p><p><br></p> LLB (Hons)M101Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Advertising (Joint Honours)2252<p>Advertising, and the way organisations communicate with their audiences is undergoing something of a revolution due to digital and social media. We are surrounded with advertising and promotion, exposed to millions of marketing messages each day. This programme captures the spirit of advertising and marketing communications in traditional and digital forms, and equips you to work in this field.</p>BA/BSc (Hons)Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Early Years Education (QTS)3460<p>This programme develops highly committed, creative and reflective teachers with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) who are capable of maximising children's learning in Early Years (aged 3-5 years) and Key Stage 1 (aged 5-7) contexts. <span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">The school received </span><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">an Ofsted Grade ‘Good’ in November 2014 and was particuarly commended on its excellent resources &quot;The Quality of training is enhanced by the excellent resourcesat the Univerity&quot; (Ofsted 2014). 98% of students go on to work and/or study within six months of finishing the course (KIS data).​</span></p><p>The programme supports teacher trainees in developing the skills, knowledge and understanding required to demonstrate the professional standards for teaching children aged three to seven required by The Department for Education. </p><p>On successful completion trainees are recommended for, and awarded, Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). </p><p>Trainees undertake a total of five placements across Early Years Settings and KS1 to provide a breadth of teaching experience. </p><p>Our achievements include&#58; </p><ul><li>3 times received the highest Ofsted award</li><li>among the highest newly qualified teacher (NQT) employment ratings nationally </li><li>praised by the NCLT for our teaching of Phonics</li></ul><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">The school received </span><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">an Ofsted Grade ‘Good’ in November 2014 and they concluded &quot;This reflects the strongly cohesive training programmes between the University and school based learning. Individual students are very well supported during their training and into their tea</span><span style="line-height&#58;1.6;">ching posts. Trainees are well prepared to teach the early years or national curriculum and prepare their pupils for life in modern Britain. The high level of employment demonstrates the value placed on the trainees in the Partnership of over 300 diverse schools/settings.&quot; </span></p><p class="MsoNormal">There are opportunities to engage with an international expereince. Year Two students may visit Germany as part of our exchange programme and Year Three students have the opportunity to apply to participate in a summer school in Hong Kong.</p>BA (Hons)X101Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Marketing Management3814<p>This course is for those that have already decided they want to work in marketing because it is geared towards developing your competence and skill as a prospective marketer, not solely your knowledge of marketing.&#160; </p><p><br>In support of this aim substantial elements of the course incorporate parts of the syllabus of a number of qualifications of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.&#160;As a result, students can study for three professional qualifications alongside their degree&#58; Introductory Certificate in Marketing, Diploma in Digital Marketing, Professional Diploma in Marketing (subject to approval by the CIM).<br><br>The BSc Marketing Management award at the University of Northampton is designed to be flexible to meet your needs.&#160;It can be studied either in a standard three year program, or condensed into two years or spread over four years. It is also possible, on the three year version, to take a year out for some work experience after your second year and before you return for your final year.</p>BSc (Hons)N500Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Occupational Therapy3834<span style="line-height&#58;1.6;"></span><h2>What is Occupational Therapy?</h2><p>Occupational Therapy, a health and social care profession, considers the mental and physical health and wellbeing of individuals to enable them to achieve their full potential in life. &#160;Occupational therapists work with people of all ages to help them cope with illness, aging and trauma, and enable them to overcome the challenges of everyday life.<br></p><div>The term ‘Occupation’ relates to everyday activities; these occupations provide individuals with a sense of purpose, fulfilment and satisfaction. This may include going to work, getting washed and dressed, playing football or preparing a meal.</div><div>This programme of study is a science based degree, affiliated by the College of Occupational Therapists, World Federation of Occupational Therapists and regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).</div><div><br></div><h2>Useful Links</h2><div><ul><li>College of Occupational Therapists <a href="http&#58;//www.cot.co.uk/">http&#58;//www.cot.co.uk/</a><br></li><li>World Federation of Occupational Therapists<a href="http&#58;//www.wfot.org/"> http&#58;//www.wfot.org/</a><br></li><li>Health and Care Professions Council <a href="http&#58;//www.hpc-uk.org/">http&#58;//www.hpc-uk.org/​</a><br></li></ul></div><div><br></div><h2>Why Choose the University of Northampton to Study Occupational Therapy?​</h2><div><ul><li>97% &#160;of our students were satisfied with the overall quality of the course, placing us second highest in England and 4th in the UK. &#160;For the second year running we received 100% satisfaction in relation to practice placement.<br></li><li>We are one of the longest established Occupational therapy Schools in Britain.<br></li><li>We offer a range of exciting loca​l, national and international practice placement opportunities.<br></li><li>Yearly student conference demonstrating students achievements and success across levels 4-8<br></li></ul></div><div><br>​<div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="100%" height="auto" src="https&#58;//www.youtube.com/embed/Pnij1IeE-Uo?list=PLa0Q1qabPg3WYujk7x4VWa12e1HX27p4n" frameborder="0"></iframe>&#160;</div></div><p>​​<br></p>BSc (Hons)B930Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse
Policing 22728<p>​Unlike other courses, the Policing BA from The University of Northampton is taught by industry professionals in the police, legal profession and the probation service. This will give you a unique insight into the practical application of the course material. When combined with first class facilities including custody suite, interview rooms, observation flat, mock court room and numerous opportunities for ‘real world’ role plays, you will receive a high quality applied degree in policing and related criminal justice services. The course has been designed specifically to provide students with an applied ‘on the job’ qualification that gives you all the tools you need to pursue a career in the police. If being an operational officer isn’t for you then the course is also of value if you are interested in a career within the wider criminal justice system for example probation or&#160;private security that doesn't necessarily entail policing. Added in to the breadth and depth of the course material, there is the opportunity to apply to be a Special Constable or a volunteer with Northants police in the second year and to be tutored whilst on placement. If you decide that an operational police placement is not for you, there is the opportunity to take advantage of non-operational placements within the force or with partner agencies. </p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="400" height="250" src="http&#58;//www.youtube.com/embed/R1g0gZljpoQ?list=UUHObWH1RwiC8Q8zs5TNP5Ag" frameborder="0"></iframe>&#160;</div><p>​​The Fda has now become part of the new BA Policing programme and students are able to apply for this course only.<br></p>BA (Hons)N478Undergraduatehttp://catalog.uon-dmz.local/sites/catalogs/UoN/Lists/Courses/AllItems.aspxFalse

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