Skip to main content

The University of Warwick

This member of the prestigious Russell Group University was founded in 1965, and since has firmly established itself as one of the top universities in the UK.

Key drivers of the Warwick success story are their entrepreneurial spirit and the University’s partnerships with industry. Companies tap into Warwick’s research and knowledge to develop their own strengths and ensure they remain on the cutting edge within their industries.

The rapid development of Warwick has been underpinned by innovation, entrepreneurialism and academic excellence.

Fast Facts


  • Coventry, United Kingdom.

Number of Students

  • 24,683


  • Over 8,500


  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Warwick Medical School

Notable Alumni

  • Profesor Malcolm Green
  • Professor Martin Hairer – Fields Medal award.
  • Profesor Richard Parry-Jones CBE
  • Profesor Steven Katz
  • Dr Subra Suresh
  • Tarell Alvin McCraney

Member of the Russell Group.

Key strengths in teaching and research

  • 16th in English Language and Literature
  • 24th in Statistics
  • 25th in Economics
  • 26th in Business and Management Studies
  • 31st in History
  • 32nd in Accounting
  • 40th in Mathematics
  • 44th in Politics & Sociology
  • 50th in  Modern Languages(QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017)


87% of Warwick’s research is world-leading or internationally excellent.

7th in the UK for Research Excellence (the Research Excellence Framework is the system to assess the quality of research in the UK).

in the world

QS World University Rankings, 2019

in the UK

The times & The Sunday Times ranking, 2018

in the world for the MBA programme

Top 10 of Best Global Business Schools for Latin Americans 2017


Located one hour from London and in the heart of England, Coventry is the 12th largest city in the UK and only 20 minutes by train from Birmingham .

Rich in heritage and culture Warwickshire, and it’s surrounding area, is full of must-see places including the UK’s second largest city Birmingham, historical Coventry, Leamington Spa and the birthplace of English playwright and poet William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Coventry’s active student life and friendly feel earned it the 39th place in the new Student View (QS Best Cities Ranking, 2016).

Other information

Programmes in the Spotlight

Master Programmes

  • MSc in Tunnelling and Underground Space.

This is a specialist Master’s course designed to prepare students with a background in Civil Engineering or Geology for a career as a Tunneling Engineer. In what is rapidly becoming the UK’s center of excellence for tunneling, the university will provide you the knowledge, understanding and advanced skills to design and build the underground infrastructure of the future. Approximately 20% of the teaching is taught by invited industry lecturers, ensuring that the content continues to be relevant. This degree is endorsed and supported by the British Tunneling Society and the International Tunneling Association.

  • MSc Behavioural and Economic Science.

This innovative course in the growing area of Behavioural Science and Behavioural Economics combines multidisciplinary expertise from the Departments of Economics, Psychology and Warwick Business School.  Warwick is one of the strongest places in the world to study behavioural science, and one of the few to offer a truly interdisciplinary research and teaching team. This course can be taken as either an Economics Track (focussing on a higher level of economic study) or a Science Track (focussing on a higher level of psychological study), depending on the applicants background.

  • MSc in Business Analytics.

This programme aims to equip graduates with technical skills in analysing big data sets, as well as strong business acumen.  Working closely with major business analytics service providers, including IBM and SAS, student will receive a teaching and learning experience that reflects the latest developments in practice and research. This course is ideal for people interested in building quantitative consulting skills and looking for careers in analytics and consulting related roles.

  • MA in International Development.

Debate and discussion are at the heart of the teaching style this programme. How are inequality, political instability and economic development linked? Do market shocks reshape political as well as economic framework? Is economic growth a good measure of human development? Why does gender justice matter for development? Why does poverty persist in a world of plenty?  This MA seeks to introduce you to these debates and questions through empirical and theoretical work.

Undergraduate courses 

  • BSc Maths, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE).

A mathematics degree for those interested in pursuing a course which combines theory with modern applications in operational research, statistics, finance and economics. It is a flagship programme by the University of Warwick that has run since 1975. MORSE aims to equip graduates with mathematical skills to deal with the practical problems of the modern world.

  • BASc Global Sustainable Development.

The world’s population is predicted to from six to nine billion between the years of 2000 to 2050, with the next few decades predicted to witness significant transformations and economic growth, international relations, human development, biodiversity, human health and social justice. Employers and policy makers increasingly need graduates who can consider these national and global challenges from different perspectives. GSD is a range of courses where 50% of the course considers these ‘big world problems’ and 50% on an area of relevant academic study, including Economics, Politics, History and Psychology.


  • Awarded by the Queen with the Regius Professorship for its quality in teaching and research: Warwick Manufacturing Group and Mathematics Institute


  • Warwick is the top targeted university in the UK by the top graduate employers and 24th in the world for employer reputation (QS World University Rankings 2016, High Fliers Report 2017)

Did you know?

  • Tarell Alvin McCraney, University of Warwick Honorary Graduate and former Warwick/RSC International Playwright in Residence at the CAPITAL, won best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for Moonlight in 2017
  • Warwick is a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards always looking for new ways to make things happen. Whether you’re a dedicated student, an innovative lecturer or an ambitious company, Warwick provides a tireless yet supportive environment in which you can make an impact whether close to home or on a global scale.


The University of Warwick has various scholarships available for international students, each country may offer different scholarships and/or student loans. For further information please contact the Inova Education team. We are experts in this field and will help you to identify the best option for you.

Search for a course

Course Search

Check out our events

Book your place

Start your application

Apply now