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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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Architecture / Building

Architecture, Building & Construction Degrees


Dreaming of becoming an architect? Want to shape the landscape of the future? Interested in working in the construction, building and surveying industry?

View our Architecture, Architectural Technology, Building and Construction courses and find the undergraduate or postgraduate degree for you at Coventry University.

Studying Architecture, Building & Construction courses at Coventry University

  • Civil Engineering, Architecture and Building scored 93% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey 2013;
  • The opportunity to take and support in applying for a full year work placement which can count towards your professional Chartered status;
  • Established links with architectural and engineering practices and institutions on a national and international level;
  • The opportunity to work on real projects in and around the city and wider area;
  • Access to teaching staff who are active researchers in their field and have professional industrial experience, as well as visiting tutors who are currently in architectural practice;
  • A dynamic approach to learning which offers an enormous potential for design creativity and innovation in architecture, including a strong studio culture which provides a community of learning, crossing the traditional boundaries of teacher and learner;
  • Access to specialist industry-standard software, such as graphic and technical drawing, 3D modelling, environmental modelling and building design;
  • Many of our Architecture and Building courses have the option for further study and specialisation by studying a PhD or one of our MSc courses;
  • No hidden extras – course fees includes all of the essential items you will need for taking the course.