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					Presenting opportunities to study in the UK
   Richard Gatward
(richardg@coventry.ac.uk)




     Introduction
Study
 An internationally recognized qualification
 Language
 Educational philosophy
 Employment prospects
Money
 Costs to study
 Costs of living
 Earning possibilities
Social and Cultural


   Introduction
                   Location




City of Coventry
                         303000 inhabitants
                         30000 students
                         Industrial heritage




Excellent travel links




           City of Coventry
              18000 students
              Founded in 1843




Coventry University
              3000 international
                 students
              100 countries worldwide
              27 years of European
                 exchange experience




Coventry University
• To enter one of our 1 year exchange Bachelor
  programmes requires a minimum of 4
  academic semesters of previous study
• The 120 ECTS credits awarded during this
  study is recognised as contributing to the
  programme, which is awarded as a full 180
  ECTS Bachelor award
• These programmes require a full year of study,
  September to June




     Study Options, Bachelors
Technical Programmes

  B.Eng. (Honours) in European Engineering Studies
  B.Sc. (Honours) in Informatics
  B.Eng. (Honours) in European Construction
  Engineering
  B.Eng. (Honours) in Mechatronics




        Technical, Bachelors
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 Industrial
  Entrepreneurship




      Management, Bachelors
Easy progression to higher Degrees at Coventry
•   M.B.A.   M.Sc. M.A. Ph.D.


Work or further study in an Anglophone country
 (Canada, U.S. New Zealand, Australia etc.)

Return to study on the E.U. mainland

Professional employment prospects



     Post-graduate progressions
A UK Masters degree is studied over 50 weeks in one
  calendar year and equal 90 ECTS.
We offer Masters degrees in the following topics, and
  others.
   Engineering Management and Manufacturing
   Information Technology and Management
   Computer Science
   Creative Technologies
   Networks and Communications
   Systems and Control Engineering
   Mechanical and Automotive
   Civil Engineering and Construction
   Technology and Health Industries




            Study Options, Masters
    Specific Masters Programmes
    Engineering Management and
            Manufacturing
•   MBA (Engineering Management)
•   MSc Engineering Business Management
•   MSc Engineering and Management
•   MSc Manufacturing Systems Engineering
•   MSc Supply Chain Management
•   MSc Engineering Project Management
•   MSc Lean Manufacturing and Engineering Management
•   MBA (Logistics)
•   MSc Logistics
•   MSc Business Decision Management
•   Information Technology and Management
•   MBA (Information Technology)
•   MSc Information Technology for Management
•   MSc Management Information Systems
               Computer Science
•   MSc Computer Science
•   MSc Computing
•   MSc Forensic Computing
•   MSc Enterprise Systems Development
•   MSc Information and Systems Architecture
•   MSc Software Development
•   Creative Technologies
•   MSc Creative Computing
•   MSc Digital Media Production
•   MSc Games and Interactive Technologies
•   Networks and Communications
•   MSc Network Computing
•   MSc Microelectronics and Wireless Systems
•   MCM in Operational Communications
•   MSc Operational Communications
Systems and Control Engineering

•   MSc Control Engineering
•   MSc Systems and Control
•   Mechanical and Automotive
•   MSc Mechanical Engineering
•   MSc Automotive Engineering
•   MSc Engine Design and Development
•   MSc Motorsport Engineering
•   MSc Vehicle Dynamics
•   MSc Vehicle Structures and Safety
         Civil Engineering and
              Construction

•   MSc Civil Engineering
•   MSc Civil and Structural Engineering
•   MSc Management for Construction
•   MBA Construction Management
Technology and Health Industries


• MSc Intelligent Health Technology
• MSc Health Informatics
All teaching in English

Study of English

Encourage involvement in social activities




             Language
Academic year
   – Winter term 11 weeks (Oct – Dec)
      • 3 week Christmas holiday
   – Spring term 11 weeks (Jan – Mar)
      • 3 week Easter holiday
   – Summer term 8 weeks (Apr – June)

Examinations in Summer term


Graduation in November




                Academic year
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 philosophy
        Library
               400000 books

              2500 Electronic
              databases

              Open 0845–0000
              7 day access




Study Resources
            Computing on campus:
             >2500 P.C.‟s
             24 hour access
             7 days per week
             Wireless access in
             all buildings

            University residences
            have broadband access

            CUOnline




Study Resources
        „Open Door‟ tutorial policy

        Staff timetables are
        published and staff are
        available for „surgery hours‟

        Specialised admin support




Study Resources
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




    Employment prospects
What is Leonardo da Vinci about?
  Getting work placements after you graduate, (perhaps jobs), in large
  companies
  No previous language skills required when you apply (in most cases)

Current Partners include:
    Fiat, Renault, Accenture, Banque Nationale de Paris, Particle Accelerator Network (e.g.
    Sincrotron), Kuoni DMC, Bertrandt, Commerzbank, etc and about 40 SMEs and Research
    Centres, in 12 EU countries


Opportunities in all EU countries eligible except country of origin.

Benefits: up to € 1,800/month, free employability training, free language
   preparation, EUROPASS certificate, job offers after placements




                 Leonardo da Vinci
Costs to study
  Studying in a English University
Costs of living
  Accommodation
  Food
  Transport
  Social
Earning some money
  Part-time jobs




    Economic considerations
Maximum 2009 fee £3225.
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 www.dius.gov.uk for more information.




   Costs to study, Bachelors
Scholarships:
• We offer scholarships to all students from
  EU partner universities and colleges and
  further scholarships for academic
  excellence.
  – £300, £600 and £1000




   Undergraduate Scholarships
MSc – Approximately £3600
MBA – Approximately £7600

Fees are paid in a number of instalments
Some Scholarships are available, more
  information is available from our admission
  Office




    Costs to study, Masters
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




                  Costs to live
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 £5 to £8 per hour
  Recommendation, no more than 12 hours per week




          Earning some money
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




           Social and cultural
Sports and activities
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




           Social and cultural
• 4th safest city in the UK
• Excellent location - only 1hr and 10 minutes from
  London, and 20 minutes to Birmingham 1 hour Luton
  airport, 2 hours Stantsed
• Coventry is one of the top 5 UK places to do
  business
• 3rd least expensive city to study in, according to the
  Royal Bank of Scotland student living index




            Social and cultural
Enhances your C.V.

Improved understanding of cultural difference

Once in a lifetime opportunity




 Reasons to study abroad
Coventry University




 „The best decision‟
For further advice please contact:

admissions.ec@coventry.ac.uk
m.blake@coventry.ac.uk
i.dunn@coventry.ac.uk




             Contact Details

				
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