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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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Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing

Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing

The Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing is situated in the birthplace of the British motor industry and the historical heart of UK manufacturing. 

The Faculty is comprised of three Schools:

  • School of Computing, Electronics and Maths
  • School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering
  • School of Energy, Construction and Environment

Experience our strong tradition of business-focused education and research, working with some of the biggest names in industry, including Jaguar Land Rover, GE Aviation, Cummins and Intel

Our students and staff are impacting on tomorrow’s challenges to reinforce our global reputation for research and teaching. 

Our innovative activity-led learning approach is internationally recognized and has shaped the unique culture of our forward-facing Faculty in its £55m state-of-the art building. 

Our vision

We are firmly focused on preparing students for successful careers, in the context of industry’s current and future demands.

Our Schools have been designed to provide the highest level of teaching support for our students, as well as our Humanitarian Engineering workshops. 

We’re inspiring people to study in a broad range of disciplines, in order to widen perception about how engineering and computing can impact on worldwide cultural development. 

Through original approaches from world-leading experts, we aim for our research to make a tangible difference to the way we live. The Faculty encourages PhD studentships and internships to run across all areas of study - we are proud to reinvest in our students and graduates. 

Why study at Coventry? 

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The Faculty’s Employability and Placement team, EC Futures, are the proud winners of the Best University Placement Service (UK 2015) presented by the NUE Awards. 

EC Futures provide our students with support to secure employability and placement opportunities by offering careers and application advice, as well as organising employer careers fairs and mock-assessment centres.  

We embrace different teaching and learning approaches from our diverse range of courses from aerospace to geography, from ethical hacking to motorsport engineering and much more.

Our students engage practical application of theory and experiences through problem-scenarios, case studies and projects. Wherever possible, this activity is sourced from industry and is designed to motivate our students by creating real-world challenges that are industry relevant.