Case study - Coventry University
APM Academic Accreditation case study
Coventry University can trace its roots back to 1843 when it opened as the Coventry School of Design. It developed into a polytechnic and in 1992 became a fully-fledged university. In 2015, it broke into the top 15 of the Guardian University Guide, achieving its highest ever listing and cementing its position as a leading modern university, with over 26,000 students and a robust academic presence regionally, nationally and across the world.
Its mission is to aspire to be a dynamic, global, enterprising university. Coventry prides itself on understanding the need to meet – and exceed – the expectations of existing and future employers, with faculties and schools establishing effective collaborative partnerships with industry.
MSc in Engineering Project Management (EPM). This course is part of the university’s Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing (EEC) in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (MAAE), itself a committed corporate APM member. Around 55 students per year take this course, and it received academic accreditation from APM in 2014.
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