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Coventry UniversityCoventry View All Courses
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Address and LocationLocated in the heart of the UK, Coventry University is set across a 33-acre, purpose-built campus in Coventry city centre. In recent years the institution has invested £160m on new facilities to cope with its steady expansion.
Background and HistoryFounded in 1843 as Coventry College of Design, in 1970 the college amalgamated with Lanchester College of Technology and Rugby College of Engineering Technology to become Lanchester Polytechnic. The institution was granted power to award its own degrees in 1992, assuming its current title of university.
Location and Accessibility
By Road: Being centrally-placed means Coventry is accessible from any direction. From London, take the M1 and then M45 and continue along the A45. From the south, take the M40 and then exit at Junction 15, following the A46 towards the city. From the north, exit the M1 at Junction 21 and then follow the M69. The university is well signposted from the city ring road.
By Rail: Coventry station is on all major intercity routes. On arrival take a taxi or bus to the campus, or walk the 15-20 minute journey along Friars Road, Little Park Street and Earl Street.
Accessibility: The university Disabilities Office is on hand to help students with specific needs. Located at The Hub, the office runs assessments for potential student needs, offers information on the Disabled Students' Allowance and liaises with relevant schools or departments where necessary.
What's on OfferBSc, BA, BEng, Foundation, MA, MEng, MDes, MSc, HND, HNC, LLB, PgCert, PgDip
Entry RequirementsDegree places at Coventry require students to have five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above and three A2 Levels (or equivalent). Some courses may require specific qualifications. For more information check the Course section of the Coventry University website.
University AccommodationCoventry's halls of residence provide exceptional support and security services, and are available as shared or private rooms.
Private AccommodationThe city centre provides plenty of accommodation for second and third-year students. The university is on hand to help students find new housing.
Courses and Fees
Academic Strengths and Research ProfileCoventry University's academic reputation has grown considerably over recent years, partly due to new partnerships with research institutions across the globe. The university is well-known for its commitment to enterprise and graduate employability, coming highly commended' for the support it offers to student entrepreneurs.
Tuition feesFees for undergraduate courses currently cost £9,000 per year. Fees for international students and postgraduates vary, for more information please see the university website.
Accessibility: A variety of scholarships and means-tested bursaries are available to undergraduates and postgraduates. Check the university website for more details.