Postgraduate funding opportunities at Coventry University

PhD and Doctoral Courses in West Midlands England

Masters and Taught Courses at Coventry University 

Coventry University is a dynamic, global and transformative higher education provider with a proud tradition of innovative teaching and learning. Our two main campuses are in Coventry and London, or you can study 100% online.

Whether you need the flexibility and support to study at a time and place that suits you, or you wish to utilise our fantastic range of facilities, we can offer you a wide range of postgraduate courses, both online and on-campus.

Why choose Coventry University?

  • Top 30 in the world for our ratio of international students (QS World University Rankings 2022)
  • Awarded five stars by QS in all categories, including, employability, facilities and teaching (QS Stars University Ratings)
  • Awarded University of the Year for Student Experience (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)
  • 1st for Overseas Student Experiences 6 years running (based on student trips abroad from HESA 2014/15-2019/20 data)
  • Joint top Modern University for career prospects (Guardian University Guide 2022 and 2021)
  • Top 5 UK Student City (QS Best Student Cities 2022)
  • Shortlisted for University of the Year (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)
  • We have a thriving community of over 13,000 international students from over 130 countries.


Our courses are designed to meet the needs of industry today, with contemporary teaching and learning activities. We want to ensure that our qualifications will help you to steer your career in the right direction.


A vibrant student community is at the heart of an outstanding student experience. Our Postgraduate Community exists to foster a vibrant and active environment and to support you during your time with us. Support services include health and wellbeing, academic and academic writing support, mathematics and statistics support and our online platform Vygo, which provides all our postgraduate students with access to online peer and mentoring support.


On most courses, we have intakes in September, January and May. With more than 140 taught courses across Coventry University and Coventry University London, as well as our 100% online courses and two types of postgraduate research degrees (Masters by research and PhD), you’ll find something to inspire you.


There are many ways you can further your employability prospects and highlight your status in a crowded graduate job market. Employability is embedded throughout our courses, alongside:

  • Real-world teaching
  • Lecturers from industry
  • Professional experience opportunities
  • Simulated environments, and
  • A Professional Development module* accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

*There are four Professional Development modules to choose from, each with the aim of developing your practical skills and attributes to a level increasingly demanded by employers across all business sectors. Successful completion of one of these mandatory modules could lead to a CMI professional qualification. You can use this later as an opportunity to work towards Chartered Manager status (highest award) via the qualified route once you meet other entry criteria.

Our Talent Team also offers you a new type of professional careers support. Not only do we aim to guide you towards a successful graduate life, but we also intend to serve your individual needs and aspirations by providing the right kind of careers advice, from enrolment to graduation, and beyond.

In the most recent DLHE survey, 91% of our postgraduate students were in employment or further study six months after graduating (PGT UK, 2016/17 (published 2018), signalling our commitment to making our graduates as employable as possible.

Global ready

We offer a wide range of international study and work experiences, providing you with the opportunity to combine educational activity and industry placements with social and cultural pursuits. The transformational impact of these international experiences^ can often support you in becoming a highly employable, global-ready graduate.

^Please note, international opportunities are subject to competitive application, availability and meeting any applicable visa requirements.


Our students can benefit from access to industry-standard equipment and facilities in all academic disciplines, including hospital wards, design and engineering laboratories, performing arts studios and computing centres.


There’s a wide range of excellent accommodation on offer to you. We provide accommodation in Coventry and London, some specifically designed for postgraduate study. You may have the opportunity to live in a postgraduate room in a building shared with undergraduates or live in a property that is specifically allocated for postgraduates.


There is a wide range of financial support available for postgraduate study, including loans, flexible payment options, discounts and scholarships.

Entry Requirements

The university considers a wide range of UK and international qualifications for entry to postgraduate courses, and assessment of qualifications are carried out by experienced admissions practitioners. As a general guide, the minimum entry requirement for a taught master’s course is the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or above. You’ll find specific entry requirement grades for each course on individual course pages.

Find out more about Coventry University

Download our latest Postgraduate Prospectus. 
Explore our courses starting in May, September and January.
Visit us on our Postgraduate Open Days

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