Coventry in Europe 2007-8

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Information about Coventry in Europe 2007-8

Published on January 15, 2009

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Slide 1: Presenting opportunities to study in the UK Introductions : Introductions Study An internationally recognized qualification Language Educational philosophy Employment prospects Money Costs to study Costs of living Earning possibilities Social and Cultural City of Coventry : City of Coventry Location City of Coventry : City of Coventry 303000 inhabitants 30000 students Industrial heritage Excellent travel links Close to Birmingham, Stratford, Warwick and Oxford Coventry University : Coventry University 18000 students 2600 Staff £130M turnover Founded in 1843 Coventry University : Coventry University 2500 international students 100 countries worldwide 25 years of European exchange experience Study Options, Bachelors : Study Options, Bachelors The following Bachelors programmes require a minimum of 4 academic semesters studied. They are completed in 30 study weeks and are equal to 180 ECTS points. Technical Programmes M.Eng/B.Eng. (Honours) in European Engineering Studies B.Sc. (Honours) in Informatics B.Eng. (Honours) in European Construction Engineering B.Eng. (Honours) in Mechatronics Management Programmes B.Sc. (Honours) in European Engineering Business Management B.A. (Honours) in European Logistics B.Sc. (Honours) in European Information Technology Management B.Sc. (honours) in European Entrepreneurship General Programme B.A. (Honours) General Post-graduate progressions : Post-graduate progressions Easy progression to higher Degrees at Coventry M.B.A. M.Sc. M.A. Ph.D. Professional employment prospects Work or further study in an Anglophone country (Canada, U.S. New Zealand, Australia etc.) Return to study on the E.U. mainland Study Options, Masters : Study Options, Masters We offer Masters degrees in the following topics, and others. Automotive Engineering and Motorsport Engineering Engineering Business Management Computer Science and Network Computing Health Informatics Construction Management and Civil Engineering Project Management Logistics Supply Chain Management Software Development E-Commerce Modelling Simulation and Control Information Technology A UK Masters degree is studied over 50 weeks in one academic year and equal 90 ECTS. Language : Language All teaching in English Encourage involvement in social activities The study of English and other languages may be possible Academic year : Academic year Academic year Winter term 11 weeks (Oct – Dec) Spring term 11 weeks (Jan – Mar) Summer term 8 weeks (Apr – June) Examinations in Summer term Graduation in November Masters degrees operate for the whole calendar year Study philosophy : Study philosophy Less hours in class, more guided project work and an “open-research” based culture Excellent support facilities Library IT facilities ‘Open Door’ policy Timetables individually negotiated Study Resources : Study Resources Library 400000 books 2500 Electronic databases Video library Open 0845–0000 7 day access Study Resources : Study Resources Computing on campus: >2500 P.C.’s 24 hour access 7 days per week Wireless access in many buildings University residences have broadband access Study Resources : Study Resources ‘Open Door’ tutorial policy Staff timetables are published and staff are available for ‘surgery hours’ Specialised admin support Employment prospects : Employment prospects We support our graduates throughout their career with advice and guidance on their next job: - Dedicated, specialist advisors - Leonardo da Vinci project - Guidance on CV writing, interview technique, and job hunting Economic considerations : Economic considerations Costs to study Studying in a English University Costs of living Accommodation Food Transport Social Earning some money Part-time jobs Costs to study, Bachelors : Costs to study, Bachelors Maximum 2008 fee £3150. All EU nationals are able to claim payment of the tuition fee, from the British government, before study. Students repay the British government over their working life. Check for more information. Undergraduate Scholarships : Undergraduate Scholarships Coventry University offers the following financial support: Scholarships: For Sporting, Creative and Entrepreneurial excellence, on application. We offer scholarships to all students from EU partner universities and colleges and further scholarships for academic excellence. Costs to study, Masters : Costs to study, Masters MSc – Approximately £3500 MBA – Approximately £7000 Fees are paid in a number of instalments Some Scholarships are available, more information is available from our Student Funding Office Costs to live : Costs to live Overall cost of living for students in Coventry is about £350 to £550/month This covers the cost of: Accommodation – The University offers a wide range of choices through the Accommodation Service Food Transport Social life Earning some money : Earning some money Part-time employment: Relatively easy to find in bars, restaurants, supermarkets, through agencies and the University About 70% of students work part-time Normal pay is 8€ to 12€ per hour Recommendation, no more than 12 hours per week Social and cultural : Social and cultural Students’ Union provides main focus, based in 2 buildings on campus They offer: Advice (legal, social, psychological) Commerce (number of shops) Clubs and societies, currently more than 80 different activities organised Bars and clubs, selling more beer than anywhere else in Coventry Sports and activities : Sports and activities Social and cultural : Social and cultural International Office Organised visits around UK and social events for all International students Cultural activities nearby Coventry has a lively cultural and social scene Stratford-upon-Avon, 3 world class theatres Birmingham, theatres, ballet, opera, art etc. The historic towns of Warwick, Kenilworth and Oxford are near to Coventry Reasons to study abroad : Reasons to study abroad Enhances your C.V. Improved understanding of cultural difference Once in a lifetime opportunity ‘The best decision’ : ‘The best decision’ Coventry University Contact Details : Contact Details Website: For further advice please contact: Christine Hadley, Jas Mann or Jo Purser at, Transport websites : Transport websites Airlines: using Coventry airport using Birmingham airport using Birmingham airport using East Midlands, Luton and Stansted airport using East Midlands, Luton and Stansted airport using Luton and (soon) Coventry airport Trains: for all companies Bus:

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