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Why study a Taught Masters Degree at Warwick?


Enhance your Employability

You'll develop specialist skills for your future career, or to enhance your current career, through taught modules, dissertations, projects and additional opportunities. Choose from a range of Masters courses, including those with modules taught by staff from Warwick's renowned Business School. Transferable skills are vital to employers and we will give you a structured format to acquire skills in research techniques and management, personal effectiveness, communication, networking and teamworking, and career management.

According to the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (2016-17), 90% of Warwick's taught Masters Life Sciences students said ‘my ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences has developed.’


High Quality Teaching and Learning Facilities

Teaching and learning facilities
You'll be taught in dedicated lecture rooms and have access to a variety of work spaces. Our facilities include 120 iMacs for bioinformatics and computational skills teaching, the Quantitative Biology Centre, an imaging suite, and genomics and proteomics facilities. You’ll also benefit from the BioMed Grid, an informal learning space for individuals and groups tailored to Biological Sciences and Medical students.

The University of Warwick is ranked 4th in Europe in the new Times Higher Education (THE) Europe Teaching Rankings 2018 and is the 3rd placed University in Europe offering Biological Sciences.

Be Taught by Internationally Recognised Scientists

You'll be taught by expert scientists who undertake research in solving major global challenges in areas such as food security, disease control, bioenergy, systems biology, neurobiology and climate change. Also, external professional experts teach on selected modules giving a vital extra dimension to your teaching experience.


The School of Life Sciences has been ranked second in the UK for Agriculture, Food and Veterinary research in the Government's 2014 research ranking exercise. Overall more than 80% of life sciences research was rated as 'World Leading or Internationally Excellent'.


Careers and Development

Careers and development

In addition to School of Life Sciences careers events, our Student Careers and Skills team will support you in developing your research skills and abilities related to your chosen industry. The workshops, events support and resources available to you through the Masters Skills Programme will help you to get in touch with the wider community while improving your skills and translating your skill set to the job market.


Vibrant Postgraduate Community

The Postgraduate Hub is a dedicated space for taught postgraduate students. There is tailored support available on all aspects of postgraduate life, providing the environment, facilities, peer and staff support you need to succeed as a postgraduate student. The Hub also hosts social events, providing the ideal opportunity to meet and make friends with your colleagues.

Coventry has been named the 39th Best Student City in the world (QS 2017).

Students in cafe

Language Support

Student reading

We run weekly specialised English classes for our international students. All students are also given a personal mentor for further language support and preparation for assessments. International students can also choose to attend pre-sessional English courses to help prepare you prior to the start of the course.

Warwick has been ranked 17th in the world for International Outlook (Times Higher Education, 2017)