Newman University Faculty

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Newman University Faculty

Newman University Faculty

Academic profile

Foundation Day Celebrations, 2015

Newman was given taught degree awarding powers in September 2007and full university status in 2013 It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. Initial Teacher Education (ITE) is available at both undergraduate level and through the Postgraduate Certificate in Education as well as taught and research-based postgraduate degrees and a range of Foundation Degrees. Undergraduate and postgraduate subject areas include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Newman Students’ Union, 2010

    Applied Social Science

  • Business Economics
  • Business & Management
  • Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Criminology
  • Drama
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Education & Multi Professional Practice
  • English & Creative Writing
  • Health & Social Care
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Sport & Health
  • Teacher Training
  • Theology
  • Working with Children, Young People & Families
  • Youth & Community Work

All of the University’s undergraduate programmes include a mandatory Work Placement module, allowing students to get experience in real-work settings.

Since inception in 1968 over 13,500 teacher training students have gained qualified teacher status or the equivalent.

The University awards postgraduate research degrees (MPhil and PhD) in affiliation with Liverpool Hope University.

In 2014, the University was awarded £1.8 million to establish the Science and Religion: Exploring the Spectrum Centre. The University secured a mother tranche of funding from HEFCE to explore innovation in the Higher Education sector.




Newman University
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
Birmingham B32 3NT
Tel: +44(0)121 476 1181
Fax: +44(0)121 476 1196