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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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Studying isn’t just about what course you do, it’s also about where you do it. You want an experience that you won’t forget!

CU Scarborough not only has a variety of courses to choose from and excellent facilities, but the town is by the sea which means you’ll always feel like you’re on holiday!

CU Scarborough is part of the Coventry University Group, which means you can rest assured you’ll receive education that is unique, exquisite and of high quality – at the end of your course (whichever one you decided to take), you will receive a Coventry University degree!

Because we are have a smaller number of students, tutors can give lots of support to individual students.

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Our advice

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

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CU Scarborough courses


At CU Scarborough we have a range of courses to choose from whether you want to enter the world of accounting, nursing, public health or more, we have something for everyone and at the end of the course you will have an honours degree!

You have the option to study full time or part time and you can take a Foundation Year if you don’t have the entry requirements for your chosen Higher Education Course, or have changed your mind about what you’d like to study. Or you could opt for our Access course which is designed specifically for those of you who may not have the conventional educational requirements to enter on a higher education course.

If you pass the course, you will successfully secure a place on a relevant Honours Degree here at CU Scarborough!

We offer a brand new style of university education, which is flexible and fits around your lifestyle. You will receive the education, qualification and placement that employers look for when hiring.


We've spent £14 million on a brand new campus building. It's a purpose-built, state-of-the-art development that is one of the most modern facilities in the UK. It includes:

  • a library,
  • IT suites,
  • mock law court,
  • engineering and science labs,
  • cafe
  • lots of individual and group study spaces.

Facilties CU Scarborough

Next to us is Scarborough's new leisure village. The complex includes an Olympic legacy swimming pool, sports hall, fitness suite, all weather pitches and the new Scarborough Athletic football ground!


More reasons to study at CU Scarborough!

Things to do in Scarborough

First things first, you’re right be the sea so on a nice summer’s day you can go and sunbathe in your spare time! You have the option to go surfing, or even paddle board if you want to try something different!
There are lots of bars, pubs and clubs for you to enjoy as well as mouth-watering food at top notch restaurants!

The North Bay Railway is perfect for those of you that have always been interested in trains and can even experience one of their 85 year old steam outline DIESEL locomotives!

The South Cliff Italian Gardens are a great place to take in the beautiful scenery, have some quiet time to yourself and most importantly... relax!

What some of our students are saying:

A Placements is really helpful with the progression after my course as through a placement I’m working with, and meeting people who could potentially be future employers.

The teaching staff and the lab technicians are perfect here, the lecturers really know what they’re talking about and break it down to the simplest format.

If you’ve not yet applied, don’t worry, there’s still time through Clearing. If you’d like any further information don’t hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help you.

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)