Newman University Courses

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Newman University Courses

Newman University Courses

Undergraduate Courses

Newman has a range of full and part-time undergraduate degrees and Initial Teacher Education Degrees. All degrees at Newman give you the opportunities to gain graduate level work experience during your studies. We also have a number of degrees that you can study on a part-time basis.

Valuable Experience
Work-placement is an important element of all degree courses giving Newman students an advantage in a very competitive graduate employment market.  Students produce a piece of assessed work based on their experiences, and enable students to gain greater understanding of the industry they intend to work in and gain valuable relevant experience.

Develop Skills
Newman graduates work in a wide range of careers including personnel, sports management, psychology and teaching. Some of them work in universities or are studying for higher degrees, whilst others are working in organisations in England, Canada, America, Ireland and elsewhere in Europe. All our students are helped to develop skills in IT, communication, team work and critical thinking.

Good Social Skills
Thanks to a lively Students’ Union, they also have a very good social life whilst they study. Our graduates are positive, lively and skillful people and employers recognise this.

Make a Difference
The time that you spend at university will shape your opportunities for life. We hope that you will choose to study at Newman, where our students develop into people who want to make a difference in the world. Newman societies will involve you in ethical debates or in community volunteering.

Expect to Achieve
Newman also has a great sporting tradition and teams have won university championships in football, Gaelic sports and basketball. Our students come from a very broad range of backgrounds, cultures, faiths and experience. Whoever you are, whatever your ambitions, there will be a welcome here for you. Our aim is your success. We look forward to seeing you here!

Postgraduate Courses

Our postgraduate portfolio combines academic excellence with a professional focus. Courses are designed to fit in with your professional life, and to complement and build upon your existing knowledge and experience:

You’ll study and research contemporary developments in your chosen field, with the support of our academic staff who have extensive experience and have published widely in their area.  See our postgraduate course listing below.


Business: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Education and Multi Professional Practice

Doctor of Education EdD
Education MA
Catholic School Leadership PgCert
Early Childhood Education and Care PgCert
Higher Education Practice PgCert
Safeguarding PgCert


Heritage and Public History PgCert
Victorian Studies MA


Human Sciences MRes
Humanities MRes


Applications of Psychology MSc
Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc

Integrative Psychotherapy MSc

Teacher Training

Primary Initial Teacher Education – PGCE

Secondary Initial Teacher Education – PGCE

Computer Science
Physical Education
Religious Education
Science with Biology, Chemistry, Physics
School Direct Initial Teacher Training – Primary and Secondary PGCE


Contemporary Christian Theology MA
Catholic Social Teaching Grad Cert/Pg Cert
Chaplaincy with Young People Prof Cert/Pg Cert

Youth and Community Work

Work-Based Learning MA/MSc
Youth and Community Work MA/PgDip

A guide from the Higher Education Funding Council for England, for prospective students about asking the right questions about postgraduate study is available via this link: Steps to Postgraduate Study

Newman alumni are eligible for a 10% discount when enrolling onto a full masters degree programme. Further information

Part-time Courses

Newman provides a number of part-time Honours degrees to enable students to combine university study with work or family commitments. Part-time students have many motivations for undertaking their higher education including enhancing skills currently used in their work, or as the first step towards changing to a more rewarding and fulfilling career. Newman’s part-time foundation degrees and postgraduate courses are vocationally relevant and it is possible for students who can be flexible regarding their hours of work to combine study and work by completing these courses on a module by module basis.

These courses are in addition to the part-time undergraduate courses on our single and combined Honours programme. Studied over 4.5 years instead of 3, these part-time courses will provide you with the flexibility to combine paid employment with study. You will continue to study alongside full-time students and benefit from the same academic expertise. This focus on developing highly skilled graduates is why Newman consistently has one of the best employment rates of graduates of all UK universities.

Follow the links below for more information:

Part-time undergraduate courses
Part-time foundation degrees 
Part-time postgraduate courses
Certificate in Counselling
Part-time top-up awards






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