School of Engineering


Engineering degrees by

Founded in the birthplace of the British motor industry and the historical heart of UK manufacturing, Coventry University enjoys a global reputation for business-focused research and teaching.
An innovative activity led learning approach, underpinned by ‘real-life’ projects, experiences, and access to industry-standard software and equipment, has shaped the unique forward-facing culture.
Coventry University are working with some of the biggest names in the industry, including Jaguar, Land Rover, GE Aviation, and Cummins.

Engineering degrees by Coventry University

Main study themes:
  • Materials and Structures: The principles of mechanics of materials and structural analysis and design incorporating the behavior and properties of construction materials under applied loading, while considering construction methods, safety and sustainability
  • Geotechnics and Hydraulics: The fundamental concepts of soil and fluid mechanics and analysis and design of geotechnical and hydraulic structures with practical applications within construction industry
  • Highways and surveying: The fundamental principles of highway geometric and pavement design, traffic engineering, analysis and design of transport infrastructures and land surveying
  • Project-based learning and team work: The opportunity to develop professional and research skills throughout your study; improving your critical thinking and problem-solving ability that enable you to establish creative solutions to a wide range of engineering problems
Main study themes:
  • Design: The innovative resolution of design problems focused on commercially viable solutions, consideration of sustainable material selection and optimizing manufacturing techniques
  • Analysis: The investigation and manipulation of variables and principles that determine the behavior of products and systems utilizing industry standard engineering software
  • Management: The application of principles and practices utilized to ensure effective business structure, planning and operation
  • Sustainability: An ethical approach to engineering design and manufacture with the focus of improving and protecting the best interests of life and the environment
  • Practical: Investigation, analysis and practical skills development using laboratory, workshop and computer-based techniques
Main study themes:
  • Analogue and digital electronics: Develop your capability to produce designs in the technology area of analogue and digital electronics
  • Digital signal processing: Analysis of continuous and discrete-time signals and systems, developing higher level signal processing techniques and filters, together with knowledge of digital image processing and pattern recognition
  • Control systems: The principles, techniques and applications associated with control engineering and instrumentation
  • Embedded systems: Techniques, procedures and methods to design and develop embedded system in the context of delivering engineering solutions
  • Electrical engineering: The concepts, principles and techniques used to include steady state DC circuit analysis, AC circuit analysis, single phase and three phase circuits, transformers, motors and generators
  • Engineering mathematics: Develop expertise in mathematical methods relevant to engineering

School of Computing


Computing degrees by

Recognising the importance of developing a strong practical insight into the subject area of a degree, as well as a solid theoretical foundation.
This is achieved through an activity led learning approach, where academic knowledge is cemented by practical real-world examples the students can explore on their own and in groups.

Computing degrees by Coventry University

Main study themes:
  • Computing: You will learn the underlying concepts and algorithms which enables you to apply whatever programming techniques that are appropriate for the problem encountered. You will develop core skills in programming by learning and applying syntax, problem-solving strategies, and theories common to most programming languages
  • Computer architecture and networks: Provides a broad overview of computer architecture, including the origin, structure and use of fundamental components of a computer
  • Designing for usability: We look at increasingly challenging communication, interface and application design problems. You will be encouraged to respond creatively to the challenges through the techniques of participatory design, role play, domain integration and domain hopping, rapid prototype evaluation and contextual, task and user modelling
  • Enterprise information systems: You will be introduced to the methodology and techniques of IS/IT strategy and modelling tools and techniques. You will gain a practical introduction to the information systems development process, its constituent stages and associated techniques and tools
  • Data and information and retrieval: You will learn to identify the database approach that best reflects the application and the use of a variety of data analytic approaches
Main study themes:
  • Programming: Develop core skills in programming by learning and applying syntax, problem-solving strategies, and theory common to most programming languages
  • Computer architecture, networking and operating systems: investigate and analyze the origin, structure and use of the fundamental components of computers, how they represent data, operating systems (OS) used and networking approaches (Linux, Windows, UNIX and Mac OSI)
  • Database systems, data and information retrieval: Learn how to identify the database approach that best reflects the application/ use of a variety of data analytic approaches
  • Software system modelling and project management: Gain practical experience of the software development processes with associated tools and techniques for modelling and project management. Focus on modern iterative process models using Agile and object-oriented (OO) modelling methods and tools
  • Latest computing-related technologies and development: Explore the latest technologies and development in the areas of web technologies, mobile apps, Al, concurrent and real time systems
Main study themes:
  • Digital forensics: We will explore the digital security landscape, its technologies and strategies for protection to provide you with a good theoretical underpinning for assessing security requirements and preparing strategies
  • Ethical hacking: We will study different types of network and computer attack vectors and penetration tests
  • Programming: You will be taught the concepts and algorithms behind programming to enable you to use whatever programming language that best suits the problem being faced
  • Software Development: We offer a practical guide to the software development process with associated tools and techniques, such as project management
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems: We investigate and analyze the origin, structure and use of the fundamental components of computers, how they represent data, the operating systems (OS) used and networking approaches

School of Design & Media


Design & Media degrees by

Students and graduates of Coventry University have been shaping the landscape of performance, media and design for 175 years.
Our faculty boasts an impressive list of alumni, including a portrait painter to the Queen and an Oscar-winning filmmaker.
Design graduates from Coventry University have gone on to work in automotive styling studios for Aston Martin, Jaguar, and BMW and many of our graduates work in high-profile positions across both the public and private sectors.

Design and Media degrees by Coventry University

Main study themes:
  • Media and communication: Introduction to the meaning, importance and use of a number of fundamental concepts within the broad fields of media analysis and production to understand how meaning within media objects has been produced, consumed and interpreted
  • Creative and critical digital practice: Develop the core skills and knowledge necessary to effectively produce, distribute and analyze a range of digital media. Examine how people, ideas and content flow through digital environments and use this knowledge to develop a range of digital media artefacts. Experiment with different forms of multimedia content, including digital video, sound, web and other forms
  • Digital storytelling and media design: Investigate the effects of immersive forms of digital media on storytelling by exploring areas such as augmented reality, pervasive and immersive media, locative media and interactive storytelling
Main study themes:
  • Typography: Design and manipulate type across print and on screen, and in contexts such as posters, books, websites, apps and signage
  • Visual communication: Explore digital and analogue image-making, including drawing and printmaking, alongside contemporary approaches utilizing photo-manipulation and vector graphics, amongst others
  • Design contexts: Investigate professional applications of graphic design in areas such as branding, advertising and information design, and look at the subject’s theory and history across international contexts
  • Design practice: Integrate graphic communications across multiple formats and channels – including print, moving image, digital and interactive – to create coherent campaigns and brand identities
Main study themes:
  • Interior design exploration: Engage in universal design processes as practiced throughout the international design community and develop work using key illustrative and modelling submission methods
  • Professional studies: Undertake autonomous activity in making, drawing, collecting, organizing and developing images and other key personal ‘triggers of interest’ in a sketchbook that acts as a log of your work. The sketchbook is intended to be a constant companion and provide a place to note, draw and explore all aspects of design activity taught on the course or initiated in other ways
  • 3D modelling: Explore 3D spatial attributes by using surface modelling CAD software, 2D drawings and physical models
  • Design enquiry: Critically appraise and focus your own practice and demonstrate your capability to undertake an investigative activity that illustrates the basis for research and key knowledge that underpins the work of design practitioners in their field

How to Apply

  • Submit the online application form at https://portal.theknowledgehub.com.eg

  • Provide the below-listed documents for your respective certificate, and should be eligible to the below-mentioned criteria according to each certificate

  • Submit proof of English proficiency: an overall IELTS Score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0

  • Submit one recommendation letter from a relevant teacher, school head, or counsellor, on the school’s letterhead and with a handwritten signature

  • Submit a personal statement as per guidelines set by Coventry University admissions office |  Click here for Engineering & Computing, and click here for Design & Media

  • Applying to Design and Media degrees are required to submit a portfolio as per the guidelines set by Coventry University

  • Submit all documents before the deadline set by the Admissions Office: July 10th, 2019. Please note that any applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list

  • A letter will be sent to the student by e-mail provided with a list of needed documents, considered as Conditional Acceptance

  • Once the applicant is accepted, he/she will receive Coventry University acceptance letter via e-mail, considered as Final Acceptance

  • Borderline applicants will be individually reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the enrollment management team at Coventry University to declare final eligibility and acceptance

Admission Criteria and Required Documents

  • American Diploma
    Admission Criteria
    • For Engineering and Computing degrees:
      • Must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 from grade 10,11, & 12
      • One math subject and one science subject are required from grades 10,11, 12
    • For Design and Media degrees:
      • Must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 from grades 10, 11, & 12
      • One math course is required to be taken in grade 10, 11, or 12
    Required Documents
    • Official American Diploma Certificate (Grade 10, 11, & 12) stamped from Advanced & General Examinations Department
    • If the student took grades 10, 11, 12 in different schools, they should bring a transcript for each grade separately, stamped from the General Examinations Department
    • Proof of 12 years of schooling stamped from the Educational Administration
    • Original birth certificate (computerized)
    • Copy of Egyptian national ID & Passport
    • 6 passport size photos
    • Military Forms 2 & 6 (Males only)
  • IGCSE British Certificate
    Admission Criteria
    • Applicants for all degrees must submit 5 OL subjects and 1 AS subject with a minimum grade of C or equivalent
    • For Engineering and Computing degrees:
      • 5 O-level subjects must include math, English/English Literature, one science courses, and 1 AS subject in one of the sciences
    • For Design and Media degrees:
      • One math subject plus any AS subject or equivalent are required
    Required Documents
    • Official IGCSE Certificates stamped from the British Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and General Examinations Department
    • Proof of 12 or 11 years of schooling stamped from the Educational Administration
    • Original birth certificate (computerized)
    • Copy of Egyptian national ID & Passport
    • 6 passport size photos
    • Military Forms 2 & 6 (Males only)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
    Admission Criteria
      • For Engineering and Computing degrees:
        • Six subjects are required including one math and one science course. Candidates must obtain a minimum score of 25 points
      • For Design and Media degrees:
        • Six subjects are required including math
        • Candidates must obtain a minimum score of 24 points
    Required Documents
    • Official IB Certificate & Diploma
    • Proof of 12 years of schooling stamped from the Educational Administration
    • Original birth certificate (computerized)
    • Copy of Egyptian national ID & Passport
    • 6 passport size photos
    • Military Forms 2 & 6 (Males only)
  • Egyptian Thanaweya Amma, Arab Countries Certificates & STEM Certificate
    Admission Criteria
    • Applicants should have a minimum score of 80% to apply for Engineering or Computing degrees, and a minimum of 75% to apply for Media and Design degrees
    Required Documents
    • Official High School Transcript (all translated in English)
    • Original birth certificate (computerized)
    • 6 passport size photos
    • Copy of Egyptian national ID & Passport
    • Military Forms 2 & 6 (Males only)
  • Canadian Diploma
    Admission Criteria
    • Applicants for all programs must submit a minimum number of 6 subjects from grade 11 and 12
    • For Engineering and Computing degrees:
      • Six subjects are required including one math and one science course
    • For Design and Media degrees:
      • Six subjects are required including math
    Required Documents
    • Official Canadian Diploma Certificate
    • Proof of 12 years of schooling stamped from the Educational Administration
    • Original birth certificate (computerized)
    • Copy of Egyptian national ID & Passport
    • 6 passport size photos
    • Military Forms 2 & 6 (Males only)
  • French Baccalaureate
    Admission Criteria
    • Applicants should have completed six subjects and a minimum score of 10/20 is required
    • For Engineering and Computing degrees:
      • Required courses should include one math and one science course
    • For Design and Media degrees:
      • Six subjects are required including math
    Required Documents
    • Official French BAC Certificate
    • Proof of 12 years of schooling stamped from the Educational Administration
    • Original birth certificate (computerized)
    • Copy of Egyptian national ID & Passport
    • 6 passport size photos
    • Military Forms 2 & 6 (Males only)
  • German Abitur
    Admission Criteria
    • Applicants should complete five subjects with a minimum average of 3.5
    • For Engineering and Computing degrees:
      • Required courses must include one math and one science course
    • For Design and Media degrees:
      • Five subjects are required including math
    Required Documents
    • Official German Abitur Certificates
    • Proof of 12 years of schooling stamped from the Educational Administration
    • Original birth certificate (computerised)
    • Copy of Egyptian national ID & Passport
    • 6 passport size photos
    • Military Forms 2 & 6 (Males only)

Tuition Fees

Undergraduate Program Yearly Fee
BEng Civil Engineering £ 12,612
BEng Mechanical Engineering £ 12,612
BEng Electrical & Electronic Engineering £ 12,612
BSc Computing £ 12,612
BSc Computer Science £ 12,612
BSc Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity £ 12,612
BA Digital Media £ 11,739
BA Graphic Design £ 11,739
BA Interior Architecture and Design £ 11,739

A Special Scholarship of GBP 4,349 for all Sep 2019 intake students.

Terms:

  • Payments for Egyptians can be either paid in Egyptian Pounds or the announced currency
  • Payment in Egyptian Pounds will be based on the Central Bank of Egypt announced exchange rate.
  • A maximum amount of 10% annual increase will be applied for Egyptians
  • Tuition fees to be paid in two installments annually (1st installment for immediate payment upon receiving the final acceptance and 2nd installment by mid December 2019)
  • Lab fees to be paid starting the second academic year 2020/21
  • Non-academic fees to be paid with the 2nd Installment
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