Newman University, Birmingham


  • Location: Town, City

About us

We’re located in a quiet residential area only a few miles from Birmingham City Centre, which creates a tranquil and focused learning environment for students. Birmingham City Centre is just a short drive away and on excellent bus routes.

Being founded as recently as 1968, the buildings are modern and purpose-built. The campus is arranged around a series of inner quadrangles of lawns and trees. Halls of residence provide bedrooms for over 200 students, conveniently adjacent to the teaching areas and well-stocked library. Over £20 million has been invested on improving the campus for students, including a vibrant new-build entrance and state-of-the-art library, creating a modern and attractive learning environment, a new halls of residence and new teaching spaces. Further developments are still ongoing to improve life on campus.

With approximately 2,700 students from a variety of backgrounds, Newman is becoming an increasingly popular place to study.

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What makes us different

Ensuring the degrees offered are relevant to the modern world is also a key feature at Newman. All full-time degrees have a work engagment module and an important part of the curriculum is developing transferable skills useful for further study or employment after graduation. Many of the courses at Newman are developed in consultation with employers to ensure the course content is relevant and provides transferable skills valued by graduate employers.

As a student-centred University, Newman’s challenging yet supportive learning environment will enable you to engage with theories and concepts, discuss ideas with your tutors and become independent learners and creative thinkers able to make a difference in the world.

We’re a friendly community of staff and students, and our small class sizes mean that academic staff can give personal care and attention to each student.


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Course locations

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Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, B32 3NT

Newman University

Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, B32 3NT