Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England. Coventry is the larger of the two universities in the city, the other being the University of Warwick. It is the UK’s fastest-growing university and the country’s sixth largest overall, being the fourth largest outside of London. It has two principal campuses: one in the center of Coventry where the majority of its operations are located, and one in Central London which focuses on business and management courses. Its four faculties, which are made up of schools and departments, run around 300 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Across the university, there are 11 research centers that specialize in different fields, from agroecology and peace studies to the future of transport. In 2017, the university gained a Gold in (TEF). Coventry is a member of the University Alliance mission group.
Coventry offers more than 130 undergraduate degrees and 100 postgraduate degrees over its four faculties, as well as qualifications such as foundation degrees and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs). It has introduced the teaching of disaster management at the undergraduate level (the first such course in the UK) as well as parapsychology and health journalism at the postgraduate level.
Coventry University is ranked joint top Modern University for career prospects by The Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022. In 2019 Coventry was ranked 13th by The Guardian University league tables 2019, 44th by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019, and 53rd by The Complete University Guide 2020. Internationally, Coventry is ranked within the top 531–540 universities in the world by the 2020 QS World University Rankings.