Newman University, Birmingham

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)

All students: 
2,830
Male UG students: 
23%
Female UG students: 
77%
Full-time students: 
74%
Under 21 on entry: 
43%
International: 
1%
Undergraduate: 
81%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 18%
2.1: 47%
2.2: 30%
Pass: 5%

Employability (DLHE)

94%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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