All our available courses are listed on our Clearing webpages at www.newman.ac.uk/clearing. If you can’t find what you’re looking for or want to check if we can consider you with the grades you have achieved, call our Clearing team on 0121 476 1181.

You can use the UCAS Tariff Calculator to work out how many UCAS points you have and see if you are able to apply to your preferred course at Newman University.

Contact us via telephone, live chat or social media for Clearing UCAS tariff requirement at A Level, BTEC, BTEC Diploma or equivalent.

Access Students: Access Students can achieve the requirements with a combination of Distinction, Merit and/ or Pass grades at level 3 achieved from a completed Access course.  You can find out how many points you have by entering the number of distinction, merit and pass grades you achieved on the UCAS tariff points calculator

Additional requirements for individual courses:

The following courses have additional requirements:

Accounting and Finance: GCSE English Language and Mathematics grade 4 (or C) or above is required.  Applicants with AAT Level 3 or other professional accountancy qualifications will also be considered.

Early Childhood Education and Care: Although not an entry requirement, you will need to acquire DBS clearance to progress through the programme.

Health and Social Care: Although not an entry requirement, you will need to acquire DBS clearance to progress through the programme.

Law: GCSE English Language and Mathematics grade 4 (or C) or above is required.

Mathematics: A Level grade C or above in Mathematics, and GCSE English Language grade 4 (or C) or above is required.

Psychology; Psychology and Childhood Studies; Psychology and Counselling Studies: GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 (or C) or above is required. In exceptional circumstances (for example applicants with a grade D or above in A Level psychology or science) the GCSE requirement may not be necessary.

Sport and Exercise Science: A level 3 qualification (e.g. A Level or BTEC level 3) in a sport, PE or science related subject at Grade D or equivalent.

Sport Coaching and Performance: A level 3 qualification (e.g. A Level or BTEC level 3) in a sport, PE or science related subject at Grade D or equivalent. If you have an exceptional sporting profile or relevant work experience you may be considered without the Level 3 qualification in sport, PE or a science related subject.

Studies in Primary Education: Although not an entry requirement, you will need to acquire DBS clearance to progress through the programme.

Youth and Community Work: GCSE English Language at grade 4 (or C) or above is required.

Contact us via telephone, live chat or social media for entry requirements

A number of courses are also available with a foundation year (see the list of courses with a foundation year) which enable applicants without the normal entry requirements to progress on to the degree following successful completion of the foundation year.

In some cases applicants with experience in a relevant field (e.g. experience of working in a related industry) will be accepted following an interview.

To discuss your suitability for a foundation year please contact Emma Folwell via email: E.Folwell@newman.ac.uk.

A Level Students / BTEC Extended Diploma / BTEC Diploma / Access Diploma 

Contact us via telephone, live chat or social media for entry requirements.

GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science (or recognised equivalent) at grade 4 (or C) or above are required. Key Skills, Adult Literacy or Adult Numeracy are not accepted as GCSE equivalent for Initial Teacher Education courses.

For those applicants without a GCSE in English, Mathematics and/or Science, there is an opportunity to take our internal GCSE equivalency tests.

In addition, you will be required to attend an interview where we will look at the quality and variety of your experience that you outline in your personal statement. You will also need to obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance, a Childcare Disqualification Check and meet the health and physical capacity to train to teach checks.

If the qualifications you are studying are not mentioned above please contact Admissions on 0121 476 1181 or email admissions@newman.ac.uk for clarification.

 

Foundation degrees are vocationally relevant degree programmes which enable applicants without the normal entry requirements to study at the University. In some cases applicants with experience in a relevant field (e.g. experience of working in a related industry) will be accepted.

To discuss your suitability for a foundation degree please contact Admissions on 0121 476 1181 or email admissions@newman.ac.uk for clarification.

Entry requirements vary for each course; call our clearing hotline on 0121 476 1181  and ask to speak to the Admissions team about our top-up degree entry requirements during clearing and to ensure that the content covered in the courses you have studied to date provides the platform required to successfully complete the relevant top-up award. Alternatively email Admissions at admissions@newman.ac.uk

You will normally be expected to have a good undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. Of course, you must be able to show a real commitment to pursuing your studies at a higher level too. Additional entry requirements may vary for each course, and can be found on the relevant course pages.

A relevant undergraduate degree, for secondary subjects we would expect 50% of your degree to be relevant to your chosen discipline.

GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science (or recognised equivalent) at grade 4 (or C) or above are required. Key Skills, Adult Literacy or Adult Numeracy are not accepted as GCSE equivalent for Initial Teacher Education courses.

For those applicants without a GCSE in English, Mathematics and/or Science, there is an opportunity to take our internal GCSE equivalency tests.

In addition, you will be required to attend an interview where we will look at the quality and variety of your experience that you outline in your personal statement. You will also need to obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance, a Childcare Disqualification Check and meet the health and physical capacity to train to teach checks.

If the qualifications you are studying are not mentioned above please contact admissions on 0121 476 1181 ext. 3662 or email admissions@newman.ac.uk for clarification.

Contextual Admissions

Newman has a contextual admissions policy which gives a reduced points offer if:

• You attended, and performed well at a school which scored significantly below the national average of pupils obtaining five A*-C including Mathematics and English at grade C or above (under 40%)

or

• You have been in care for more than six months

Please contact admissions@newman.ac.uk for further information.

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