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Coventry University

 

About Coventry University

 

Ranked in the Top 40 universities in the UK

 

Worldwide accreditation and recognition of degree programmes by professional and public bodies World-leading research.

 

Cutting-edge facilities including student building - The Hub; new £55 million Engineering and Computing Centre; award-winning Lanchester Library.

 

Coventry University is internationally recognised for excellence in:

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management: One of the largest business schools in Europe with regional, national and international industry links. The Guardian University Guide 2014 ranked Coventry University 11th in the UK for Business and Management. The Sunday Times University Guide reported Business and Management Programmes as excellent. Many courses provide the opportunity to complete a 12-month industrial placement, adding valuable practical experience to students' academic learning. Long-standing partnerships with many blue-chip companies such as IBM, Hilton Hotels, Intel, Xerox, Hewlett Packard and Rolls Royce.

 

Law, Humanities & Social Sciences
All of the LLB degrees offered at Coventry University are recognised by the Law Society and General Council of the Bar. Undergraduate programmes provide students with a qualifying Law degree that satisfies the academic stage of training for those who wish to enter the legal profession. The Newsome Vaughan Mooting competition, sponsored by Newsome Vaughan solicitors, runs each year and enables students to develop their advocacy skills in a mock appeal. Many Law graduates regularly secure places on the Legal Practice and Bar vocational courses in preparation for professional qualification as solicitors or barristers. Students put their studies into practice through their own Law Clinic: Coventry Legal Advice Service (CLAS).

 

Computing, Engineering & Sciences:

Engineering: Study in the new £55 million sustainable building for leading activity-based learning. £1 million investment in high-performance computing facilities including the UK’s only ethical hacking laboratory. Graduate employment rate of 94%. Closed single wind tunnel with open jet working section supplied and designed by Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team. Excellent staff to student ratios – 15:1 (classroom) and 6:1 (tutorials).
Computers and networking: Professional accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the British Computer Society. Specific degrees lead to registration as an Incorporated Engineer. Industry placement: an excellent record of placing students in leading industries, for example NATS Ltd and Group 4 Technology UK. Courses are enhanced through the use of specialist studio and laboratory facilities, a dedicated intranet and professional software. Opportunity for students to become CISCO certified alongside their course. Activity-led learning components allow students to get hands-on experience from day one, putting theory into practice.
Industrial design: All courses put great emphasis on close working relationships with industry and the design pro-fession via collaborative projects with Ford’s UK design studio, Ferrari in Italy and Hardys & Hansons brewery. Graduates have found diverse success in companies such as Adidas, Puma, Reebok, Nike and Sony PlayStation. 12 graduates work in the Land Rover design studio, from design director downwards, including the designer responsible for the exterior of the Discovery 3. Automotive Engineering graduates command senior positions in vehicle manufacturing and automotive industries.

 

Life Sciences: All undergraduate Psychology programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society. Impressive range of teaching and research facilities, with well-equipped state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories, together with an excellent range of open-access computing laboratories, seminar and tutorial space, and large, well-equipped lecture theatres. Coventry University has been selected to work in partnership with the new Russian International Olympic University, due to the Sports Management courses being ranked number 1 in the UK and in the top 15 worldwide (Eduniversal guide). 100% record for securing placements for students who wish to gain practical experience in their third year of undergraduate study. Criminology was awarded the Skills for Justice award in 2011 for demonstrating excellent links with key graduate employers.

 

Art, Design and Media: 150 years’ experience of training world-leading artists and designers. £7 million fully refurbished 1930s cinema, housing industry-leading media, photography, music and performing arts facilities. Commercial fashion studios and fully-equipped workshops, including laser-cutting and digital-printing facilities. Industry-standard automotive, product, graphics and animation suites, north-facing painting studios, sculpture workshops and the newly opened Lanchester Art Gallery. Students are invited to attend the UK’s most prestigious graduate design exhibition in London. Voted the best international design school in the world (World Automotive Design Competition (WADC)). Lecturers have been awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowships from the Higher Education Academy in recognition of their excellence in teaching and learning.

 

About the Foundation Campus and Pathway to Education

Why study at Foundation Campus

The International foundation campus offers international students, on-campus degree preparation for undergraduate and, postgraduate courses and is part of the university. The preparatory courses will provide, you with the necessary academic skills and English language, tutoring to undertake a degree at the University of Sussex.

 

Qualifications around the world do not always match with UK qualifications and quite often to gain entry into a top rated university, students need to follow a pathway.

 

There are several stages to a pathway.

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's Degree. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

 

International Foundation Programme (IFP) or Stage1 - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language.

 

International Diploma  Programme (IDP) - Stage 2 (International Year One)  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for drirect entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

 

Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP) or Pre Masters -  is a 3 month, 6 month or 9 month programme for students who have a 1st degree, but whose degrees are not equivalent to a UK degree and who are lacking in English language proficiency. The additional learning is required in order to follow onto a master degree. The offer is made with a conditional of progression upon successful completion. Successful completion leads to the master degree which in the UK is normally 9 months.

 

English Language - A pressional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the mnimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the cae of English Language entry.

 

 

Pathway Programmes

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

9 Month porgramme

 

Art, Design and Media
Business, Economics, Finance and Management
Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Sciences

 

International Diploma Programme (IDP)  (Hons Yr 1)

9 month programme

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management

 

Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP)

Available as a 3 month, 6 month or 9 month programme depending on qualifications and English

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management
Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Progression Degrees

 

For a full list of progression degrees and grades,

 

http://www.foundationcampus.com/uk/coventry-university/progression-degrees.htm

 

The Following progression degrees are available:

Undergraduate

Art, Design and Media: BA (Hons) Fashion, BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Fine Art & Illustration, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Illustration & Animation, BA (Hons) Illustration & Graphics, BA (Hons) Journalism & Media, BA (Hons) Media & Communications, BA (Hons) Media Production, BA (Hons) Photography, MDes/BA (Hons) Automotive and Transport Design, MDes/BA (Hons) Interior Design, MDes/BA (Hons) Product Design

Business, Economics, Finance and Management: BA (Hons) Accountancy, BA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance, BA (Hons) Advertising and Business, BA (Hons) Advertising and Marketing, BA (Hons) Business Administration, BA (Hons) Business and Finance, BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management, BA (Hons) Business and Marketing, BA (Hons) Business Economics, BA (Hons) Business Management, BA (Hons) Economics, BA (Hons) Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, BA (Hons) Event Management, BA (Hons) Finance and Investment, BA (Hons) Financial Economics, BA (Hons) International Business Management (4 Years), BA (Hons) International Economics and Trade, BA (Hons) Languages for Business, BA (Hons) Marketing, BA (Hons) Sport Management, BA (Hons) Sport Marketing, BSc (Hons) Finance, BSc (Hons) Oil, Gas and Energy Management

Computing, Engineering and Sciences:BEng (Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering, BEng (Hons) Aerospace Technology, BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, BEng (Hons) Computer Hardware and Software Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, BEng (Hons) Motorsport Engineering, BSc (Hons) Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology, BSc (Hons) Architecture, BSc (Hons) Aviation Management, BSc (Hons) Building Surveying, BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology, BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Computing, BSc (Hons) Construction Management, BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking and Network Security, BSc (Hons) Games Technology, BSc (Hons) Mathematics, BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Statistics, BSc (Hons) Multimedia Computing, BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering, MEng/BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering

Law, Humanities and Social Sciences:BA (Hons) English, BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing, BA (Hons) English and Journalism, BA (Hons) English and TEFL, BA (Hons) French, BA (Hons) French and International Relations, BA (Hons) French and Spanish, BA (Hons) French and TEFL, BA (Hons) Geography, BA (Hons) History, BA (Hons) International Relations, BA (Hons) Politics, BA (Hons) Politics and History, BA (Hons) Sociology, BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology, BA (Hons) Spanish, BSc (Hons) Disaster Management, BSc (Hons) Disaster Management and Emergency Planning, BSc (Hons) Geography, BSc (Hons) Geography and Natural Hazards, LLB (Hons) Business Law, LLB (Hons) International Law, LLB (Hons) Law

Life Sciences:BA (Hons) Applied Community and Social Studies, BA (Hons) Criminology, BA (Hons) Criminology and Law, BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology, BSc (Hons) Analytical Chemistry and Forensic Science, BSc (Hons) Biological and Forensic Sciences, BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science and Applied Biomedical Science, BSc (Hons) Food & Nutrition, BSc (Hons) Forensic Investigations, BSc (Hons) Human Biosciences, BSc (Hons) Medical and Pharmacological Science, BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology

 

 

Postgraduate

Business, Economics, Finance and Management: MA Advertising & Marketing, MA Human Resource Management, MA Marketing Management, MA Sport Marketing, MBA Finance, MBA International Business, MBA International Sport Management, MBA Management, MBA Marketing, MSc Accounting & Financial Management, MSc Banking & Finance, MSc Event Management, MSc Finance, MSc International Business, MSc International Business Economics, MSc International Human Resource Management, MSc International Marketing, MSc Investment Management, MSc Oil & Gas Management, MSc Sport Management, MSc Strategic Marketing Management,

Computing, Engineering and Sciences:MSc Air Transport Management, MSc Automotive Engineering, MSc Civil and Structural Engineering, MSc Civil Engineering, MSc Computer Science, MSc Computing, MSc Construction Project and Cost Management, MSc Control Engineering, MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, MSc Embedded Microelectronics and Wireless Systems, MSc Engineering & Management, MSc Engineering Business Management, MSc Engineering Project Management, MSc Forensic Computing, MSc Information Technology, MSc Logistics, MSc Management of Information Systems, MSc Management of Information Technology, MSc Manufacturing Engineering, MSc Mechanical Engineering, MSc Network Computing, MSc Oil and Gas Engineering, MSc Software Development, MSc Supply Chain Management, MSc Systems & Control,

Law, Humanities and Social Sciences:LLM International Business Law, LLM International Law, LLM Law, MA English Language Teaching, MA International Relations, MA Peace and Reconciliation Studies, MA Terrorism, International Crime & Global Security, MSc Disaster Management, MSc Emergency Planning & Management, MSc Environmental Management, MSc Food Security Management, MSc Global Distribution Management, MSc Petroleum and Environmental Technology


 

Entry Requirements

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

 

Academic: Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Certificate with pass grades

English: From 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0, for 3-term IFP*

 

*Extended programmes are available if you do not have the required English language level. This programme lasts 4 terms and includes an

English language module (ELM) followed by the three terms of Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your undergraduate degree.

 

International Diploma Programme (IDP)

Academic: Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Certificate with good grades

English: From 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, for 3-term IDP*

 

*Extended programmes are available if you do not have the required English language level. These programmes last 4 or 5 terms and include English language modules (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of International Diploma required to apply for entry to the second year of your undergraduate degree.


Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP)

Academic: Successful completion of Bachelor's degree or equivalent, from a recognised university.

English:
3 terms – from 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.5

2 terms – from 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.0

1 term – from 6.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.5*

 

*Extended programmes are available if you do not have the required English language level. This programme lasts 4 terms and includes an English language module (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Master’s Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your Master’s degree. If your language level is below 4.0 IELTS or equivalent then we offer the English Language Preparation Programme (ELPP)


Extended English Language Programmes

A one term extended programme is available for students who fail to meet the minimum IELTS or equivalent requirement.

 

Academic requirements as given above remain the same.

 

The minim IELTS requirement is as follows:

 

International Foundation Programme (IFP): IELTS 4.0 (4 terms including 3 term foundation)
International Diploma Programme (IDP): IELTS 5.0 ( 4 terms including 3 term diploma)
International Diploma Programme (IDP): IELTS 4.5 ( 5 terms including 3 term diploma)
Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP): IELTS 4.5 ( 4 terms including 3 term Masters Foundation)
Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP): IELTS 4.0 ( 5 terms including 3 term Masters Foundation)

 

 

 

Dates and Prices

 

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

 

DatesTuition fees (per term)Tuition fees (annually)Progressing to degree starting in
29 September 2014 – 05 June 2015 £4,100 £12,300 Sept 2015
12 January 2015 – 26 August 2015 £4,100 £12,300 Sept 2015
30 March 2015 – 11 December 2015** £4,100 £12,300 Jan 2016

 

All programmes are subject to a £100 registration fee and a £2,400 refundable deposit.

 

**For Business, Economics, Finance and Management, and Computing, Engineering and Sciences pathways only.            
 

International Diploma Programme: (IDP)

DatesTuition Fees (per term)Tuition fees (annual)Progressing to Year 2 starting in
29 September 2014 – 05 June 2015 £4,100 £12,300 Sept 2015
12 January 2015 – 26 August 2015 £4,100 £12,300 Sept 2015

All programmes are subject to a £100 registration fee and a £2,400 refundable deposit.

 

Master's Qualifying Programme: (MQP)

No. of termsProgramme datesTuition fees per programmeProgressing to Master’s degree starting in
1 24 June 2014 – 23 August 2014 £3,850 Sep 2014
1 29 September 2014 – 12 December 2014 £3,850 Jan 2015
3 29 September 2014 – 05 June 2015 £12,300 Sep 2015
3 12 January 2015 – 26 August 2015 £12,300 Sep 2015
2 12 January 2015 – 05 June 2015 £8,200 Sep 2015
2 30 March 2015 – 26 August 2015 £8,200 Sep 2015
1 30 March 2015 – 05 June 2015 £4,100 Sep 2015
1 15 June 2015 – 26 August 2015 £4,100 Sep 2015

All programmes are subject to a £100 registration fee and a £2,400 refundable deposit.

 

 

 

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