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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.
The Newman 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.
Newman University, Birmingham has more than doubled the amount of world-leading research carried out by its academics, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). 94% of publications in English Language and Literature were rated as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
Newman have a range of great accommodation options, including brand new halls opened in January 2018. All halls are located on campus, giving you the opportunity to feel a part of our active student community, and providing easy access to our on-site facilities.
Newman University is located in a quiet residential area only a few miles from Birmingham City Centre, which creates a tranquil and focused learning environment for students.
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