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The University of Warwick

The University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is a world-class campus university, renowned for its excellent teaching and groundbreaking research. Listed as 67th in the QS World University Guide 2024 and highly ranked in all major national and international league tables. Warwick is one of the most targeted universities nationally by the UK’s top graduate employers.

At Warwick, you’ll join a community that will challenge and support you in equal measure; a place where your drive for knowledge can make lasting impact on your own future and the world around you. Warwick’s reputation attracts some of the best students and staff from around the globe to its cosmopolitan campus, located in the heart of England and steeped in history and culture.

Warwick students are amongst the most sought after by top employers and the university is ranked in the Top 60 in the world for Employer Reputation (QS 2023).

Fast Facts


  • Coventry, United Kingdom.

Number of Students

  • 27,278

International Students

  • Over 9,500 from 147 countries


  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine
  • Faculty of Social Sciences (including Warwick Business School)

Notable Alumni

  • Oliver Hart (Nobel Laureate in Economics)
  • Susan Strange (Developed International Political Economy as a field of study)
  • John Cornforth (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
  • Nicolas Stern (Former Chief Economist of the World Bank)
  • Mahmoud Mohieldin (Senior Vice President of the World Bank)
  • Luis Arce (President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia)
  • Princess Dina Mohammad Khalifeh (President of the Union for International Cancer Control)

Warwick is a member of the Russell Group.

Key strengths in teaching and research

  • Ranked 1st in the UK for Mathematics*
  • Ranked 1st in the UK for Economics*
  • Ranked 10th in the world in Mathematics**
  • Ranked 20th in te world in Management**
  • Ranked 24th in the world in Statistics**
  • Ranked 28th in the world in Economics**
  • Ranked 33rd in the world in Political Sciences**
  • 19 out of 27 subjects offered at Warwick in UK Top 10***
  • Warwick Business School ranked 4th in the UK and 23rd globally****
  • Forbes Magazine ranked the MBA 3rd in the UK and 8th in the world in 2019.


  • 92% of Warwick’s research has been assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2022 Research Excellence Framework.
  • In the 2021 REF 4 academic disciplines ranked in the UK Top 5 (Economics, Classics, Computer Science and Business & Management.

* Good University Guide, 2020 / **ARWU Global Top 50, 2018 / ***Complete University Guide, 2018 / ****QS World University Rankings, 2020

in the world

QS World University Rankings, 2024

in the UK

The Times & The Sunday Times ranking, 2023

Full-time MBA programme in the UK

Economist/WhichMBA Global MBA rankings, 2022


Located one hour from London and in the heart of England, Coventry (UK’s City of Culture 2021) 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, Warwick and Warwick Castle 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).

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Programmes in the Spotlight

Master Programmes

  • MSc in Tunnelling and Underground Space.

This specialist Master’s course prepares 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 course 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 applicant’s 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.


  • Warwick is the 6th most targeted university in the UK by the top graduate employers in 2021-22. (QS High Fliers Report 2022)

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 home to the Alan Turing Institute for data science and artificial intelligence.
  • Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) is a research powerhouse collaborating with leading businesses such as Jaguar Landrover, Tata Motors and the UK’s National Automotive Innovation Centre.
  • Warwick Business School has teaching facilities in the Shard in London.

Scholarships and Funding

The University of Warwick has various funding and scholarship arrangements in place for international students. Scholarships may be offered by the university itself, some by the British Government, whilst others are country-specific scholarships or study loans, part of an agreement with funding bodies across Latin America. Below is an overview of opportunities available to Latin American students interested in studying at The University of Warwick.

For further information please do some research directly with these funding bodies, or contact the Inova Education team and we can assist you identifying opportunities available in your country. Note that in most cases you cannot apply for scholarships or study loans until after you have secured a university offer.

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