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Undergraduate Study

Our innovative undergraduate programmes challenge you to think critically about the pressing questions of our time and to consider practical solutions to these problems.

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Thinking about GSD?

Discover what we offer you, what you will study, and how you will be assessed.

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Open days

Getting to know our department will be a pivotal step in making your decision about studying GSD at Warwick.

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Live chat

We're hosting online live chats where you can speak directly to our tutors and current students in GSD. We're happy to answer any of your questions about studying GSD and life at Warwick.

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Study abroad

Your university experience could be a truly global one by studying overseas. As a GSD student, you'll have the unique opportunity to spend part of your second year studying at Monash University.

Find out about the study abroad options available to you.


Our single honours Global Sustainable Development course scored 93.3% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2022


Our Global Sustainable Development courses (single honours and joint courses collectively) scored 87.2% in the National Student Survey 2022

Offer Holders

Have you received an offer from us? If so, congratulations and welcome to the GSD Department!

Visit our Offer Holders page for links and resources that we hope you'll find interesting and useful.

We encourage you to get in touch with us if you have any questions:

Lauren, student blogger

"Hi, I’m Lauren. I’m a second-year Life Sciences and GSD student. I’m also a member of a number of societies, including WASS, Plant and Nature Society, and Sexpression. I’m also in the process of learning how to scuba dive!"

Visit Lauren's blog

Harry, student blogger

"Hi there! My name is Harry. I am currently a second-year GSD student, although this would be my first ‘full’ term at Warwick as I stayed in Hong Kong ever since the UK lockdowns in late 2020… Can’t be any happier to finally be here though!"

Visit Harry's blog

You might also be interested in the blogs from our previous blogger, Meredith.

Professional development

We acknowledge the importance of employability skills and we’ve embedded them as part of your studies.

Our degrees have been designed to develop the core skills that employers seek in graduates. You'll have the opportunity to complete unique professional development certificates and engage in different work
placements. Find out more.

Frequently asked questions

What is a BASc degree? How will I be taught? What should I write in my personal statement?

We've put together frequently asked questions which we hope will help you get to know our courses and department better.