A tutor teaching a group of students in the Engineering Building

Our Teaching Awards

If you want to prove you're good at something, you need the facts to back it up. We're proud to showcase the teaching accolades we've been awarded, highlighting the fantastic work, skills and attitude of our staff.

Below you can find teaching-specific awards and what they mean for the university, as well as how we have been scored through student feedback on our courses.

Coventry University is ranked joint top Modern University for career prospects - The Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022

QS Stars - 5 Stars rating

The QS Stars rating system assesses universities’ performance against a set of standards rather than against each other. We have an overall QS Stars rating of 5 stars, and we score the top mark of 5 stars in the following categories:

  • Teaching
  • Employability
  • Facilities
  • Internationalisation
  • Inclusiveness
  • Innovation

Guardian University Guide

We are ranked the No.1 Modern University in the Midlands and the Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects by the Guardian University Guide 2022.

Coventry is also in the guide’s top 10 across a dozen subject areas including hospitality, event management and tourism (2nd); mechanical engineering (7th); health professions (8th); and general engineering (10th).


Complete University Guide

The Complete University Guide ranks 129 universities by measuring student satisfaction, research quality and graduate prospects.

Our courses have been rated as among the best in the country in the Complete University Guide 2022 league table, making the top ten across four subject areas across the comparative tables.

These include:

  • health studies (3rd)
  • paramedic science (7th)
  • childhood and youth studies (8th)
  • tourism, transport, travel and heritage studies (10th)
 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021