Applying to CU Coventry

Applying to CU Coventry

We’re really glad that you’re considering studying with CU. Below, you’ll find all you need to know to apply for a course.

Full-time UK undergraduate students apply through UCAS. Otherwise, you will need to apply to CU directly. International students will also require a Student Visa. Here’s a handy checklist of what you’ll need to know before you start:

Getting a Coventry University degree will be great with the reputation it has. I’m looking forward to graduation day, when they read out my name and I will collect my diploma.

Samson Mwangi, CU London Greenwich

Entry requirements

CU ensure that all applications are managed according to the nationally-agreed framework and appropriate standards. We aim to see your potential, and we know that not everyone’s potential is shown by their academic performance in their life so far. If you don’t meet the entry criteria shown, or need help working out what points you have, please get in touch. You’re an individual, and we’ll consider your application on an individual basis, taking into account other factors. Some courses will also require a DBS check.

We typically require these points. You can use the UCAS Tariff calculator to find out how your education history fits.

Qualifcation Tariff Points
Foundation Year 40 UCAS tariff points
Higher National Certificate (HNC) 64 UCAS tariff points
Higher National Diploma (HND) 80 UCAS tariff points
BA/BEng/BSc (Hons) degree 104 UCAS tariff points
5 GCSEs at grade A-C including mathematics and English are required for all courses.  

Full-time

If you’re a UK student applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course on a full-time basis you’ll need to apply through UCAS. Your application can then be tracked on their website.

You'll need this information:

Institution Code: C85
Campus Code: 5
Course Code: See specific course page


Part-time

If you’d like to apply for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course on a part-time basis you will need to apply to us directly by completing our online application form.

Please note the start date of your course and choose the correct apply link. For January 2022 entry and future intakes please use the January 2022 link.

Once your application form has been processed you’ll receive the outcome of your application via the email address you provided.


International

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly by completing our online application form.

Please note the start date of your course and choose the correct apply link. For January 2022 entry and future intakes please use the January 2022 link.

Once your application form has been processed you’ll receive the outcome of your application via the email address you provided.

You'll need this information:

  • All academic transcripts
  • Copies of degree/diploma certificates or work reference if employed
  • One academic reference
  • English Language competence by completing a successful Secure English Language Test (SELT). You can find a list of the Home Office's approved SELT's on the gov.uk website
  • Your personal statement
  • Copy of your current passport

You'll also need to apply for a Student Visa to study in the UK.


Professional Qualifications

If you’d like to apply for a Professional Qualification you’ll need to apply to us directly by completing our online application form. Please note the start date of your course and choose the correct apply link. For January 2022 entry and future intakes please use the January 2022 link.

Once your application form has been processed you’ll receive the outcome of your application via the email address you provided.


Access to HE

Access courses are designed for students who haven’t had the opportunity to access higher education, so formal qualifications are not mandatory. If you’re interested in an Access to HE course you’ll need to apply to us directly by completing our online application form.

Please note the start date of your course and choose the correct apply link. For January 2022 entry and future intakes please use the January 2022 link.

Once your application form has been processed you’ll receive the outcome of your application via the email address you provided.


We can help with your applicatiion

If you are having any problems with your application or just have a question, please get in touch - we're here to help.

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