Birmingham, United Kingdom

Newman University Birmingham

Newman University

Newman University Birmingham is a community-focused institution based in Bartley Green, Birmingham. Newman has built strong partnerships with many local businesses, charities and schools, making it an ideal choice for students wishing to gain practical experience during their studies.

Newman University offers a variety of degrees across a range of subject areas in a tranquil environment overlooking Bartley reservoir, outside Birmingham city centre. The small class sizes mean lecturers have plenty of time for every student, and help to build a friendly, community feel that both current and former students speak positively about.

Postgraduate Study at Newman

Newman University Birmingham

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.

Our postgraduate academic staff are highly qualified in their subject areas, and are passionate about sharing knowledge. You’ll be encouraged to engage with theories, concepts, discuss ideas with tutors, and develop as a self-motivated, independent learner and researcher, with the aim of furthering your career and interests.

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There are a variety of postgraduate and professional development course options. You’ll study and research contemporary developments in your chosen subject area, with the support of our academic staff. Courses have been designed to enable you to access the latest developments in your chosen subject interest. Courses cover the following subjects:


Chaplaincy PG Cert


Education MA
Early Childhood Education and Care PgCert
Higher Education Practice PgCert
Primary Initial Teacher Education – PGCE
Secondary Initial Teacher Education – PGCE:
Secondary Computer Science
Secondary English
Secondary History
Secondary Mathematics
Secondary Physical Education
Secondary Religious Education
Secondary Science with Biology, Chemistry, Physics
School Direct Initial Teacher Training – Primary and Secondary PGCE

Human Sciences

MRes Human Sciences


MA Applied Humanities


Clinical Applications of Psychology MSc


Psychotherapy – Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies MSc

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Newman University Birmingham is a single campus university, based in Bartley Green, Birmingham. The university has a proud history of higher education, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, and is named after one of the intellectual giants of the 19th century, Blessed John Henry Newman. Newman University is a welcoming institution open to students of all religious beliefs and none.

Newman often receives positive feedback from the National Student Survey (NSS), with many subject areas receiving 100% student satisfaction. As well as this, the University was named third in the UK for added value in a recent Economist article.

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