We're delighted you're thinking about making an application to join us. College places are offered on a first come, first served basis. Once you have chosen your course you should apply as early as possible.

Apply for a Higher Education course by clicking on the apply now button via each individual HE course page.

Apply for a Full-Time course
Apply for a Part-Time course

How can I find out more? I am still undecided!

Still undecided about what you want to do? Find out more about your options by:

  • Filling out our simple online form
  • Asking us a question via email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Calling the Enrolment Centre team on 0300 123 2344
  • Attending one of our Open Events
  • Popping in to see us at Booth Lane or Lower Mounts in Northampton or at Badby Road West in Daventry

Ready to make an application?

If you have a copy of our full-time prospectus, there is an application form inside the back cover. Once you have filled this in, simply post it back or drop it off at one of our centres.
You can also apply online.

Application process

We will invite you in for an interview where you will hear more about what's involved with studying at the College. The interview will give you the chance to meet our tutors and find out more about your course. We will aim to offer you a place on the day of your interview and we ask you to accept the offer as soon as you can so we know when you've made a decision to join us.

Enrolment

When you enrol, you will become a fully-registered student of the College. Enrolment takes place just before you start your course. At this stage, you will need to provide proof of identification and of your qualifications. You will receive a Learning Agreement when you enrol that contains details of the course you have joined.

Course fees

There may be something to pay depending on your age, the type of course you are joining and your personal circumstances. You may need to pay for special materials, protective clothing, kits or visits whatever your age or circumstances. We will tell you what you will need to pay before you enrol. To find out more go to the cost of coming to college.

Student ID card

Your ID card will be issued once you have signed your Learning Agreement and paid any fees. You must carry this card at all times on college premises and show it when requested by a member of staff.

International students

We are pleased to welcome international students to Northampton College. Northampton and Daventry are centrally located, just one hour and fifteen minutes from London, and two hours from the international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick.

We offer a wide range of two year programmes leading to Level 3 qualifications. You must study at Level 3 or above to be eligible under UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements. Our trained advisors can support you to make an application for a student visa as we are rated as a Tier 4 Sponsor by the UKBA. This means that Northampton College is recognised by the UKBA for processing applications from international students, giving you the best chance of success with your visa application. For more information on studying in the UK please visit www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk

Before you can join Northampton College, you must first take an English test in your own country. Visit www.ielts.org to find your nearest testing centre. Course fees for international students will be £6,500 plus examination, registration and equipment costs for the academic year 2015/16. Please be aware that you will be fully responsible for your own accommodation and domestic arrangements whilst taking part in a college programme. You will be given advice where appropriate but the College cannot make these arrangements on behalf of any student.

You will find more advice on studying in the UK at www.ukcisa.org.uk and www.monetos.co.uk. If you would like to contact us about an application, or for some initial advice, please call (00 44) 1604 734567 from overseas, or 01604 734567 from the UK.

Enrolment Centre opening times

Most of our full-time courses start in September so the Enrolment Centre is open throughout the summer holidays at all locations. 

Enrolment Centre at Booth Lane

Monday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 7pm (The Enrolment Centre will close at 5pm outside term time)
Friday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm till 4pm

 

Enrolment Centre at Lower Mounts

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 7pm (The Enrolment Centre will close at 5pm outside term time)
Friday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm
Saturday: 9am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm (During term time only)

 

Enrolment Centre at Daventry

Monday: 9am - 2pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm (9am - 5pm outside term time)
Wednesday - Friday: 9am - 2pm

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