About Newman University Birmingham
Newman has an excellent record for the quality of its courses and historically has one of the best graduate employment rates of UK colleges and universities.
In recent years very positive inspection reports have been received from the QAA and OFSTED, including an 'outstanding' grade, the highest possible, for its latest inspection for Employment Based Initial Teacher Training (Graduate Teacher Programme).
Reports frequently highlight the positive experience of students and individual attention offered by Newman’s staff. Situated on the outskirts of south west Birmingham, Newman's campus is based in Bartley Green, some 8 miles from the city centre and overlooks Bartley reservoir and the Worcestershire countryside beyond. Its location makes it convenient for access to both the M5 and M42 motorways.
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. Ensuring the degrees offered are relevant to the modern world is also a key feature at Newman.
All full-time degrees have a work placement 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.
Newman has one of the best graduate employment rates of UK universities and was ranked in the top 20 for graduate employment and teaching excellence in in the Destination of Leavers of Higher Education Survey 2013. 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 single study-bedrooms for over 200 students, conveniently adjacent to the teaching areas and well-stocked library.
Over £20 million is being 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..
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The Sunday Times104/12373/121
The Complete University Guide112/129117/127
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Newman University Birmingham, Genners Lane, Birmingham, B32 3NT
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