University profile

University of Warwick

2024/25 edition

About University of Warwick

We are a world-leading campus university, renowned for our excellent teaching and world-class research. We are ranked 64th in the QS World University Guide 2023 and listed within the top ten UK universities in all three major national league tables. However, we are so much more than our rankings. We provide a platform for the curious; we inspire, we excite, and we invigorate. Our students are our priority and at Warwick, they are challenged, supported, and guided by some of the world's finest minds.

You’ll be part of our energetic campus community, here to welcome and give you the space to challenge yourself – personally, professionally, and academically. Whether you want to aim for a successful career after study or take your existing career to new heights, we are eager to support you.

Discover our Postgraduate courses.

Find out more about scholarship and funding opportunities

Teaching and learning

At Warwick, teaching is at the heart of everything we do. We challenge and inspire our students to think critically and innovatively, helping you to develop your independent learning alongside structured teaching. You’ll develop a range of transferable skills such as oral communication and project organisation, that will aid you in your future career, whether academic or industrial.

We are at the forefront of interdisciplinary research and encourage unbounded learning, enabling you to reach your full potential. The Times and Sunday Times named us University of the Year for Teaching Quality 2022, an accolade that attests to the dedication and inspiration of our teaching staff.


At Warwick, we focus on breaking new ground every day. We are committed to research that is internationally leading, impactful, and provocative. It will change the world, making lives healthier, safer, more resilient, more just, and more fulfilled. An example of this is our global research priorities. These respond to complex global challenges in areas such as cyber security, food, and energy by using interdisciplinary thinking to develop real-world solutions. You can take your own research in any direction with our PGR studies.

See how our research points the way ahead to a better world.


We focus on providing students with a framework of employability that allows you to stand out and propel your career further. Not only do we want our students to excel academically, but we also encourage innovative ways to gain skills and experience, such as pursuing recreational and volunteering opportunities and making the most of our campus facilities.

Through virtual and physical events, Warwick welcomes over 300 organisations from a range of job sectors every year, helping you build connections and refine your future career pathway. We are the 5th most targeted university by the largest numbers of top UK graduate employers (The Graduate Market in 2023, High Fliers Research Ltd.), so you can be sure employers will welcome your skills and expertise.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate study at Warwick.


Our lively campus offers an inclusive environment, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to unwind and break from study. There are more than 300 clubs and societies on campus; you’ll build connections and friendships, and create a balanced and fulfilling university experience.

Our Postgraduate hub is a dedicated space for postgraduates, where you can access support, work collaboratively, and attend regular events and workshops.

Everything you need is close by on our campus, including shops, banks, bars, cafés, and restaurants. You can also explore our quieter spots, from calm lakes to beautiful woodland. Relax or focus on your study with no distractions.

We are located in Coventry, which has been named 5th best student city in the UK according to QS Best Student Cities, 2022. We are also located close to Birmingham and just over an hour’s train ride from London. Many of our students live in either Coventry or nearby Leamington Spa, which is a short bus ride from campus. It offers plenty of bars, cafés, and shops to explore, so you’ll never be short of things to do.

Find out more about campus life.

Supporting you

We know how important it is for you to feel safe and supported while you’re here at Warwick. We’re committed to ensuring you have easy access to many sources of advice and help throughout your time with us. We encourage you to engage with these services, as and when you need them.

We offer services such as:

  • Wellbeing Team – offers an access point to all Wellbeing Support Services.
  • Personal Tutors – who you can talk to about your progress throughout your course
  • Doctoral College – for advice on scholarship applications and guidance on academic progression, supervision, and thesis submission.

Find out more about supporting you at Warwick.

Contact details

024 7657 4058
Admissions Service
University of Warwick
University House
Kirby Corner Road