postgraduate students

Applying for a postgraduate course

No matter if you are from the UK or abroad, or want to study in Coventry, London or online, you can find all the information you need to know to make applying simple and efficient. We do not charge application fees. It can take up to 5 working days for our Admissions team to process a standard application. If there is any missing supporting documentation, our admissions team will contact you. You can also apply for more than one course but a separate personal statement may be required.

UK applicants

To apply to study on a full-time postgraduate course at Coventry University or Coventry University London, you can complete an online application via our application portal.

To apply to study on a part-time postgraduate course at Coventry University or Coventry University London, you can apply online.

Check our entry requirements to see what you need to include with your application check our course webpage for any specific requirements.

Please note: not all courses have a January and May entry. Please check on the individual course pages for specific entry dates and tuition fees.

UK/Home application deadlines and start dates

Entry Year Application deadline Start date/induction 
Coventry and London Coventry London Coventry London
January 2023 31 December 2022 13 January 2023 16 January 2023 23 January 2023
May 2023 5 May 2023 15 May 2023 15 May 2023 23 May 2023
September 2023 1 September 2023 8 September 2023 11 September 2023 18 September 2023

The dates provided in the table are our main entry dates, but we still accept applications throughout the year.

International applicants

Applying to Coventry University or Coventry University London as an international student is quick and simple.

Alumni applicants

If you're a graduate or a student in their final year of study at Coventry University or Coventry University London, you can apply using a Fast Track application. Please note that not all courses take a fast track form especially those that may be health/NHS related or accredited. Please check with Admissions if in doubt. You can learn more about the benefits of studying a postgraduate course with us by visiting our Stay on, Go Further page.

Applying is made very easy with this short and simple one-page Fast Track application form.

UK students: Tel: 024 7765 4321 or complete our Request more information form.
EU / Overseas students: Tel: +44(0)24 7765 2152 or email:

Research applicants

There are three intakes for research degrees, so you can start your studies with us in either September, January or May. Application decisions can take up to 3 months, so it is very important that you apply well in advance of the date you wish to start.

PGCE applicants

To apply for a PGCE with Coventry University, you can make your application through the National Institute of Training and Education (NITE).

Application help and guidance 


Learn about fees and finances

Entry requirements

What you need to get into university

Personal statement

How to write your personal statement

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