Northampton’s online and blended learning offering

As part of its Learning and Teaching Plan, the University of Northampton is making a deliberate effort to boost its online and blended provision across all six schools. The following are among the top academic programmes undergoing design or re-design processes:

School Programmes
MA Dance
MA Media & Journalism
MA Design
MA Education
MA Leadership & Management
MA SEN & Inclusion
Social Sciences
MSc Psychology
MA International Relations
BA Prof Investigative Practice
Science & Technology
HNC Wastes Management
BSc Computing
MSc in Public Health**
BSc Global Nursing (top-up, 1 year)
Business School
MSc International Marketing Strategy
MSc Management (International)
MSc Accounting & Finance


The school-based Learning and Teaching Excellence Coordinators, in collaboration with the relevant academic course teams and Programme Leaders, the Learning Technology Team, the Quality Office and the Institute of Learning and Teaching, have started activities on the above programmes, with the aim of offering flagship online and blended learning opportunities to a variety of audiences, globally. In addition, the Centre for Achievement and Performance (CfAP) of the University of Northampton has launched the University’s first MOOC on Academic Skills on Coursesites. Others are in preparation.

The forthcoming incorporation of three Learning Designers (Robert Farmer, Rachel Maxwell and Julie Usher) will provide additional momentum to this exciting and challenging process.

Prof A Armellini
Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
University of Northampton

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2 Responses to Northampton’s online and blended learning offering

  1. Not forgetting the LLM International Criminal Law and Security 🙂

    • Of course, Simon! Both that one (the ‘ILOOC’) and the MBA Gateway MOOC are listed on the Northampton MOOCs page. They target specific audiences. The Study Skills one is generic.

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