At Newman University, we welcome students with a diverse range of qualifications, ensuring everyone is treated equally during the admissions process. Our entry requirements are designed to ensure that you have the previous experience and knowledge required to be successful on the course.

Entry requirements vary by course and are listed on each course page.

Undergraduate BA and BSc (Hons) Degrees

Undergraduate entry requirements are based on the UCAS tariff.  To work out how many UCAS points you have or are predicted to achieve, please use the UCAS points calculator.

If you do not meet the standard entry requirements, we offer  degrees including a Foundation Year in the majority of  our subjects, which is a springboard to university study in a range of subjects, including Applied Writing, Business Management, Counselling  Studies, Drama, Early Childhood Education and Care, English, History, Psychology, Working with Children, Young People and Families; Psychology; Criminology, Theology and Philosophy, Youth and Community Work, Health and Social Care, Sport and Primary Education (Teacher Training) with QTS.

Disclosure and Barring Service

If your course involves working with children or vulnerable adults, you will need to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). There is an initial £55 fee for this. If you already have valid Enhanced Disclosure and have paid the annual subsciption fee of £13, you will need to show your DBS clearance and provide a link to your online record.

Postgraduate Study

Please see our postgraduate admission requirements.

Questions and Queries

For enquiries relating to our entry requirements, please contact our Admissions department:

Telephone: 0121 476 1181 (Extension 2437)
Fax: 0121 476 1196


Terms and Conditions

Please see the attached document for our Terms and Conditions


We focus on developing the whole individual, fostering independence and building up your critical thinking and analytical skills.