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Explore Engineering and Construction at Coventry University

Do you want to be at the forefront of building the infrastructure of tomorrow’s world? Our Engineering and Construction courses are built with key skills and knowledge in mind, providing you with everything you need to excel in your future career.

Learn in incredible facilities that are designed to reflect real life environments. Here you’ll get hands-on experience, applying what you’ve learned to realistic situations like an interactive virtual construction site in our Simulation Centre. This also includes our High-Performance Engineering Centre to learn work-ready skills across the breadth of the engineering industry, using our fully stocked metals workshop, providing you access to fabrication equipment, CNC machines and welding lines. Our Electrical Power Laboratory allows you to experience the maintenance and running of electrical machines.

Here you won't just get the skills and knowledge you need to achieve your career goals. You'll also get practical experience and a wealth of support to build confidence in your abilities.

Reasons to choose Engineering and Construction at Coventry University

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Joint 5th for Graduate Prospects (outcomes) in Manufacturing and Production Engineering 

The Complete University Guide 2023

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7th for Graduate Prospects in Building

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

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Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects

Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022

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Top 5 UK Student City in England (Coventry)

QS Best Student Cities Index 2024

  • Joint 5th for Graduate Prospects (outcomes) in Manufacturing and Production Engineering icon

    Joint 5th for Graduate Prospects (outcomes) in Manufacturing and Production Engineering

    Guardian University Guide 2023

  • 7th for Graduate Prospects in Building icon

    7th for Graduate Prospects in Building

    The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

  • Top 3 Student City in England (Coventry)

    Top 3 Student City in England (Coventry)

    QS Best Student Cities Index 2023

  • Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects icon

    Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects

    Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022

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What can you do with an Engineering and Construction degree?

All our Engineering and Construction courses aim to give you the practical skills you’ll need to thrive in your career after you graduate. Here are a few examples of careers you could go on to:

Civil Engineering and Construction

  1. Building surveyor
  2. Civil engineer
  3. Nuclear engineer
  4. Design engineer

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  1. Broadcast engineer
  2. CAD technician
  3. Electronics engineer
  4. Special effects technician

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

  1. Automotive engineer
  2. Mechanical engineer
  3. Manufacturing engineer
  4. Material planner
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