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Working with Coventry University

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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Postgraduate Open Days

Postgraduate Open Days

Join us at one of our Open Days to find out more about Coventry University and how a postgraduate qualification can help you. At our Open Days you’ll be able to speak to academic staff, explore funding options, find out where a postgraduate degree could take your career, discover more about our new Chartered Management Institute module and take a tour of our modern campus.


Postgraduate Open Days

Our Postgraduate Open Days for 2016 are as follows:

Saturday 12th November 2016 - 10am to 2.30pm

Saturday 17th June 2017 - 10am to 2.30pm

Saturday 11th November 2017 - 10am to 2.30pm

Our forward–thinking approach, modern facilities and practical learning have resulted in Coventry University becoming the only university in the country to be judged the UK’s number one modern university for an unprecedented three years running (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016) and has led to us being voted University of the Year for 2015 in the Times Higher Magazine.

Find out more on what you might expect from one of our open days.

Considering Postgraduate Study

We understand that taking on a postgraduate course is no small feat; there's a lot to consider. So we put together this short video to show you what some of our current postgraduate students debated before deciding to join Coventry University.

Key dates

Enrolment date for October 2016: Monday 26th September

Course start date for October 2016: Monday 3rd October

Postgraduate Recruitment Fairs

If you cannot make it to one of our Open Days, postgraduate recruitment fairs are a great way to find out more about our postgraduate opportunities.

Recruitment fairs take place around the country, so there is a good chance there will be one near you. Keep checking this page for the latest information on recruitment fairs we will be attending.

Most of the events we attend are off campus between November and January. Keep an eye on this page for details.

4th-5th November 2016 - National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition, Birmingham NEC

16th November 2016 - FindAMasters Postgraduate Fair, Manchester

8th December 2016 - Target Courses Postgraduate Midlands Study and Funding Fair, Birmingham

18th January 2017 - FindAMasters Postgraduate Fair, Birmingham


Postgraduate Research Recruitment Fairs

25th October 2016 - FindAPhD Live, Cambridge

26th October 2016 - Postgraduate Study Fair, London

27th October 2016 - FindAPhD Live, Oxford

6th Devember 2016 - PhD Funding Fair, Central London

25th January 2017 - Postgraduate Study Fair, London


Student-led Campus Tours

Running throughout the year between October and June, our student-led campus tours provide a great opportunity for you to get a feel for the campus and our facilities, whilst also giving you access to the opinions and views of one of our student ambassadors. Each tour will last approximately 90 minutes and will provide you with an overview of the campus. 

To find out more about what the tour entails, please visit our student-led campus tours page.

At the end of your tour you will be offered lunch in the Food Court of TheHub with your student guide and University members so you have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.


View the tour dates and make a booking

If you have any questions about the Student-Led Tour, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions team on or +44 (0) 24 7765 4321.

Postgraduate UK students

Telephone: 024 7765 4321

Fax: 024 7688 8609

Or contact us via our enquiry form.


Postgraduate Overseas and European students

Telephone: +44 24 7615 2152

Fax: +44 24 7615 2175

Or contact us via our enquiry form.