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Working at Coventry University

Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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CU Coventry

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Do you want to study a high quality course but don’t feel that the traditional university experience is for you? Then CU Coventry is the ideal environment for you!

Although CU Coventry is part of the Coventry University Group and has the excellent teaching and learning experience that Cov Uni has, it has its own building and staff and is an independently run organisation separate to Coventry University.

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If you’ve not yet applied, don’t worry, there’s still time through Clearing.

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At CU Coventry, we have a wide range of courses available for you to choose from, take a look through our Clearing courses to find a course designed to suit your needs.

Whether you want a full-time or part-time course – we have something for everyone.

Here are the types of courses on offer:

  • Honours Degree – a 3 or 4 year degree depending upon if you want to do a placement year. You will receive a honours degree at the end of your course.
  • Foundation Years - our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are a fitting route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study.
  • Access to Higher Education – this is ideal if you haven’t met the requirements to enter onto a higher education course. Successful completion guarantees access onto a CU Coventry degree programme. 
  • Saturday University – ideal for those with a busy lifestyle, you can get a degree by studying on a Saturday!

Why Choose Us?

  • All of the courses available at CU Coventry are vocational and related to employment
  • Awarded by Coventry University
  • Multiple entry points – allowing you to study at a time convenient to you
  • Flexibility
  • Top up degrees available
  • Lower tuition fees than comparable institutions
  • High levels of support due to small class sizes
  • Dedicated Careers and Employability department
  • We employ industry professionals
  • Placement opportunities
  • Small class sizes
  • Option to study one module at a time

Why our students think you should join us

20 year old IT International student Tanooj runs an IT business in the mornings before heading to uni and then plays at gigs with his band in the evenings. So CU Coventry fits in really well with his lifestyle:

Starting at CU Coventry has really helped me plan my day around university, so I do get a chance to work in the mornings and perform in the evenings.I believe from this course I will understand technology and everything required in computing. I’ve loved my time at CU Coventry and have played about 250 gigs so far.

No. 12
UK University

Guardian University Guide 2018

Why go anywhere else?

We know you have a lot of options during Clearing but there are a few good reasons to make us your choice:

  • Gold - Teaching Excellence Framework 2017
  • 1st for overseas student experiences in 2015/16 - HESA 2017
  • UK’s top new university - Complete University Guides 2018 (Guardian)
  • Top 4 for student experience - Good University Guide 2017 (The Times)