Newman University

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About the institution

Newman University is a small university located in south-west Birmingham, approximately eight miles from the city centre. It gained university status at the end of 2012. It is a Catholic university open to people of all religions and is named after Blessed John Henry Newman, a cardinal of the Catholic Church. Its teaching style focuses on vocational learning whereby all courses include compulsory work placement modules, including the option to study and work abroad in Europe.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
2,895
Male UG students: 
24%
Female UG students: 
76%
Full-time students: 
74%
Under 21 on entry: 
59%
International: 
0%
Undergraduate: 
79%
Student-staff ratio: 
18.9
Average UCAS tariff: 
294.3

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 10%
2.1: 46%
2.2: 36%
Pass: 8%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

90%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
39%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
20,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
N36
Genners Lane Bartley Green Birmingham Birmingham
Postcode: 
B32 3NT
Telephone number: 
0121 476 1181

Guardian university guide rank

110

out of 119

Times university guide rank

112

out of 128


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