Students are required to meet certain English language requirements for the programmes at ONCAMPUS, including:
International Foundation Programme
The requisite IELTS score is at least 4.5 or its equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0, for 3-term IFP. Extended programmes are available if students do not have the required English language level.
These programmes last 4 terms and include an English language module (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of the preferred undergraduate degree.
If the students i language level is below 4.0 IELTS or equivalent then ONCAMPUS Coventry offers the
English Language Preparation Programme.
Intensive International Foundation Programme
Students require a grade of not less than 5.5 of IELTS or equivalent, with no single element lower than 5.0 to qualify for the programme.
International Year One
Students application will be assessed and they may be offered a 3-term or 4-term programme depending on their English level and academic background. The scores for these terms are as follows:
A minimum of 5.0 IELTS or equivalent for a 4-term IY1
At least 5.5 IELTS or equivalent for 3-term IY1
Master's Qualifying Programme
Students are required to have the following scores for pursuing:
3 terms - from 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.5
2 terms - from 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.0
1 term - from 6.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.5
English Language Preparation Programme
For IFP: a minimum score of 3.0 IELTS or equivalent
For MQP - a minimum score of 3.5 IELTS or equivalent
2 terms - For IFP: a minimum score of 3.5 IELTS or equivalent
The University offers cutting-edge facilities. This includes TheHub, which is a place to meet friends, enjoy world cuisine in the food court, shop at the Costcutter convenience store and make the most of the Students i Union and Square One - which provides excellent entertainment, from quiz nights to live music.
Coventry University also has the GBP 55 million Engineering and Computing Centre, a brand-new Science and Health building and the award-winning Lanchester Library.
The University has a wide variety of high quality accommodation, located on or within walking distance of the campus, including catered and self-catered halls. Students can choose from catered halls of residence that includes 10 meals per week to self-catered halls, and other accommodation options.
The University library is the complete learning resource and offers a range of environments spread across five floors. There are many provisions for individual, silent and group studies, with open areas, bookable rooms and a Learning Lounge, which provides a more relaxed group study area.
Sports and Recreation Centre
The Sports and Recreation Centre contains a modern fitness suite with all manners of cardiovascular and resistance machines, dedicated free weights and a core and stretch area. There are two indoor sports halls available for students to book for a spot of basketball, indoor football, badminton, netball and more.
There are also gym and fitness classes provided to students, from low-intensity yoga to high-energy Spinning and Body Pump classes among others.
ONCAMPUS Coventry is based at Coventry University, and is a partnership between the University and Cambridge Education Group - an institute designed for international students to complete Pre-university undergraduate and Master is preparation programmes to then go on to study at Coventry University on successful completion of the programme. These include foundation programmes and an English Language Preparation Programme. Coventry University has been awarded a number of accolades, most recently being ranked the 12th best university in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2018.
Students benefit from Coventry University's cutting-edge facilities, which include a multi-million Engineering building, an academic Trading Floor for business students, specialist multimedia production studios, an award-winning library and a recently-opened £60 million Sciences and Health building. Social activity, meanwhile, is actively encouraged at TheHub, which features a coffee shop, food court, hairdresser, the Students' Union and a 3D cinema.
All students at ONCAMPUS Coventry benefit from small class sizes and plenty of individual attention. They are assigned a Personal Tutor to act as their first point of call for any concerns or questions they may have, while further support includes help with settling into student life in the UK, confidential counselling and help for students with disabilities.
The Students' Union runs over 130 clubs and societies, ranging from sports clubs to specialist interest groups. There are also plenty of groups designed especially for international students to feel at home.
ONCAMPUS Coventry is within walking distance to the city centre, which boasts plenty of attractions to suit all interests. These include the famous Coventry Cathedral, art galleries and museums, shops, a cinema, and plenty of bars, restaurants, and other nightlife for students to enjoy.
International Foundation Programme (IFP)
This programme is designed to prepare international students for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry University. If they successfully complete the IFP they can progress on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at Coventry University. Students will be taught academic skills relevant to the specific subject area helping them prepare for the study at the University.
Intensive International Foundation Programme (IIFP)
The Intensive IFP is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry university. All students who successfully complete the Intensive IFP can progress on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at the Coventry University. The duration of the Intensive IFP is six months.
This programme offers progression to Year 1 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees or the International Year One in Business & Management.
International Year One (IY1)
This one-year (3 term) programme can offer successful students progression to Year 2 of a number of Business-related and Art and Design-related degrees at Coventry University. Students will study their Foundation programme at the state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus.
Master's Qualifying Programme (MQP)
The Master is Qualifying Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme. It offers students progression to a wide range of Master is degrees and is designed to prepare international students for postgraduate study in the UK.
English Language Preparation Programme (ELPP)
This programme offers guaranteed progression to the International Foundation, International Year One and the Master's Qualifying Programme at ONCAMPUS Coventry. It consists of Academic English skills including Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and project work.
I really appreciate the approachability of staff here. I like that when I have a problem I can go and speak to someone about it, whether that is a teacher or management staff. The learning style here give me the opportunity to do a lot of independent study and improve my time management skills. ONCAMPUS, for me, has been very empowering and given me the opportunity to express my opinions.
Kago Matalapeng, Motswana | Progressed to: BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
My friend recommended Coventry University as a good place to study. At ONCAMPUS Coventry, I feel at ease and enriched. The teacher is like a friend and compared to a Chinese school I feel in here I learn how to think independently and how to cooperate with the team. I am honoured and happy to be in Coventry. I have met friends from different countries and learned different cultures.
Xiaoyu Yan, Chinese | Progressing to: Year 2 BA (Hons) Business Management
I had an amazing experience at ONCAMPUS. The classes, modules and personal development course helped me greatly in preparation for my MSc programme, especially my thesis. I was also pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to approach and discuss with the tutors, which has led to great relationships even after my course.
David Alagoa, Nigerian | Progressed to: MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering
ONCAMPUS Coventry gave me a very good grounding in English that was appropriate for academic study. The support and the advice have been essential towards progression to my Master is course and especially writing my dissertation paper. The transition from using English as a second language to being the prime method of communicating, especially in effective writing, is critical for any success at the University - the friendly approach at ONCAMPUS Coventry is a perfect foundation to achieve this.
Mie Mie, Burmese | Progressed to: MSc Accounting and Financial Management
Students receive outstanding teaching and support at ONCAMPUS Coventry through every step of their journey. They will be assigned a personal tutor upon admission, whom they will meet with regularly to ensure they are on track to pass the programme and progress to their chosen degree.
Coventry University has been awarded a gold rating for its high-standards in teaching by the Teaching Excellence Framework, 2017. With such an enhanced quality of teaching, students will benefit from a professional-level of learning on campus. Teaching and assessment are focused on the practical applications of skills and knowledge and students can learn from industry-experienced practitioners.
Students are provided with all the facilities they require to successfully complete their degree at the University and equip them with the skills industries look for in future employees.
What is new
The newly opened GBP 60 million Science and Health building at Coventry University has extensive professional laboratory facilities, healthcare simulation settings and Olympic-grade fitness and sports research areas. The entire building is designed to give students a hands-on experience in environments similar to those they will encounter upon embarking on their professional career.
The world-class facilities provided at the new building gives students an opportunity to learn in situations that reflects real life scenarios such as a mock operating theatre and hospital wards, a high dependency unit, a midwifery suite, physiotherapy and sport therapy teaching rooms, and assisted living showcase houses.
Students can also access a full patient pathway simulation for health subjects including a working i ambulance, and two simulation community houses i that help students to practise home-based support, investigations and assessments using assistive design and technology.