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Working with CU Coventry

CU Coventry is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. We offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We also have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. For both students and staff alike, now is an exciting time to join CU Coventry.

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Our ethos is to offer a flexible and cost effective range of study patterns to suit your needs. Our courses will lead to both academic awards (including HNC/HND and Coventry University Honours Degrees) and professional skills that have direct relevance in the market place.


What payment methods do you provide?

Help towards your tuition fees is now available to full-time and part-time students. You can apply for a student loan from the Government through the Student Loan Scheme, Government conditions apply. Please see the website for the latest information. 
If you do not wish to, or are not eligible for help with your tuition fees, then you can either choose to pay for your course in full or block by block (learning blocks are a duration of 6 weeks).

What’s included in my tuition fees?

Your tuition fee covers some of your learning materials, access to the CU Coventry Library and Learning Services, all your classes and online tutorials and reading rights at Coventry University library.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements for each level of study?

All courses require 5 GCSE’s at A-C including Maths and English. In addition to this, we also require:


40 UCAS tariff points
1 year full time


64 UCAS tariff points.
1 year full time


80 UCAS tariff points.

2 years full time


104 UCAS tariff points
3 years full time

Differences between CUC and Coventry University

What is the difference between Coventry University and CU Coventry?

CU Coventry (CUC) is a trading name of Coventry University College Ltd, a company wholly-owned by Coventry University. CU Coventry is, therefore, an organisation that is separate to, and distinct from, Coventry University. Coventry University will validate CU Coventry’s courses (i.e. approve the programmes of study and award the qualifications). The courses at CUC will be provided by Coventry University College staff, with CU Coventry’s resources and facilities.


Would I be better suited to study at Coventry University or CU Coventry?

CU Coventry will be designed for people who want to benefit from high quality courses on a concentrated basis and who have decided that the traditional student experience is not for them. CUC will focus on the teaching and learning that lead to your academic and professional qualifications.  

Coventry University provides a traditional student experience in that students are typically (although not exclusively) enrolled on full-time three year undergraduate courses immediately, or shortly, after their A-Levels. The students combine their studies with busy social lives and extra-curricular activities.


Will you be following the same curriculum and study as at Coventry University?

No, Coventry University is separate to CU Coventry. CUC’s course offerings are very different to those available at Coventry University. However, CUC’s courses are approved and awarded by Coventry University and Coventry University’s name will be on your certificate once you have passed the course.

CU Coventry has a unique offering, in that the courses are designed around the standards set by Professional Bodies, so we will help you prepare for the exams that they set. This will help and enable you to obtain professional qualifications as well as academic ones. You will need to pay for the Professional Body examinations yourself, but the costs for the academic examinations are included in your fee.