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Top-Up Courses

Top-Up programmes may be suitable for you if you complete HND or an equivalent qualification, or complete 2 years of a three-year degree or three years of a four-year degree in your home country. We also have partnership arrangements with many colleges and universities around the world to allow students to progress to an agreed University of Northampton Top-Up programme. By completing one year of full-time study, (except Non-Destructive Testing), you graduate with a University of Northampton degree and become eligible for a Graduate Scholarship of 50% or 20% if you later progress to a Masters degree programme with us.

What Our Students Say

Photo of Jinhua Luo, China - Business and Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

“Studying a Top Up degree means it will be easier to apply for a Masters in the U.K. Studying and living in Northampton gave me a chance to adapt to UK study and life. UON has a great support system and the people are helpful. My teacher is great and helps international students. He encourages us and helps us to build confidence.”

– Jinhua Luo, China – Business and Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

Our Top-Up Courses

Advertising and Marketing

Business Studies and Entrepreneurship

Economics, Accounting and Finance



Events, Tourism and Hospitality

Games Art, Design, and Programming

Journalism and Media


Management and Logistics

Public and Professional Healthcare

Social Work and Social Care

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