Typical Conditional Offers and Entry Information for 2021
Where one of our conditional offers includes the word 'OR' between expressions in rectangular brackets [...], the conditions in these brackets describe alternative ways to meet that conditional offer.
For applicants taking A level Further Mathematics:
For more information about the alternative admissions criteria see our TMUA, STEP, AEA and Entrance Prizes page.
For applicants taking AS Further Mathematics:
(Note that AS levels have been discontinued, but the offer is still relevant for applicants who completed this in previous years and went on (a) gap year(s) before applying to university.)
For applicants taking only single Mathematics:
Note that some material intended to support students taking the AEA in Mathematics appears at http://go.warwick.ac.uk/stats/courses/aea. More information about both AEA and STEP can be found in our Admissions FAQ page and on the prizes page.
Applicants who obtained AS level FM via FSMP before it was discontinued would get the offer:
[ A*(M)+ a (AS FM) + A*A ] OR [ A(M) + AA + 2 in any STEP paper or Merit in Maths AEA ]
General Studies/Critical Thinking
Offers normally exclude General Studies at A or AS level and Critical Thinking at A level.
A levels in applied subjects and mixed portfolios
Candidates considered on an individual basis. Grades required similar to those for candidates taking academic A and AS qualifications.
Access to HE Diploma (QAA-recognised) including appropriate subjects with distinction grades in all level 3 units, and Mathematics grade A* at A level or equivalent.
Applicants offering 2 or more A-Levels and 1 BTEC will be considered, provided essential subject requirements are met. Subjects with a significant overlap will only be counted once. For all other BTEC profiles (e.g. BTECs with 1 A-Level) inquire with Admissions.
Please see the "Further Information" section of the Undergraduate Prospectus.
A1 at Advanced Higher Mathematics and A
in one additional subject at Advanced Higher (AAA in three further subjects at Higher level are also required)
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Due to the changes in the IB Higher Level Mathematics curriculum we currently have two different offers and choose which one to use based on the year of graduation. For example, if you apply for 2021 start with a Diploma from Summer 2020 (including with November 2020 exam replacing the cancelled exams due to Covid) the first of the offers below will be used.
IB Diploma from 2020 or earlier:
IB Diploma from 2021 or later:
Cambridge Pre-U (Principle Subjects)
For applicants taking Further Maths as Principle Subject:
[D2 (M) + D3 (FM) + D3] OR [D3 (M) + D3 + D3 + 2 in STEP/Merit in Maths AEA]
For applicants taking Further Maths as Short Course:
[D2 (M) + D2 + D3 + D3 (FM Short Course)] OR [D3 (M) + D3 + D3 + 2 in STEP/Merit in Maths AEA/6 in TMUA]
For applicants not taking Further Maths:[D2 (M) + D2 + D2] OR [D3 (M) + D3 + D3 + 2 in STEP/Merit in Maths AEA/6 in TMUA]
Mathematics & Statistics Stream: 70% overall including 85% in Pure Mathematics and 85% in Further Mathematics and Statistics
Computer Science Stream: 70% overall including 85% in Pure Mathematics and 85% in Further Mathematics and Statistics
Economics Stream: 70% overall including 85% in Pure Mathematics and 85% in Further Mathematics and Statistics
Finance Stream: 70% overall including 85% in Mathematics for Finance and grade 2 in any STEP/6 in TMUA
Business Management Stream: 70% overall including 85% in Essential Mathematics and grade 2 in any STEP/6 in TMUA
Engineering (Physics) Stream: 70% overall including 85% in Mathematics for Sciences and grade 2 in any STEP/6 in TMUA
English Language Requirements
Every applicant needs to demonstrate a satisfactory level of achievement in both written and spoken English language skills. This can be through a satisfactory results in GCSE English Language or other qualifications. Please visit the English Language Requirements page for more information.
European and other Overseas Qualifications
We have offers for many countries in Europe and elsewhere around the world. In the first instance, please consider the information by the International Office on overseas qualifications and approximate UK equivalent scores. However, the information there is not degree specific and departments may have additional or higher expectations with respect to subject matter grades. For more information contact us.
Applicants who do not obtain an A level Mathematics grade A* (or 2 in STEP/Merit in Maths AEA/6 in TMUA) are unlikely to be accepted. An exception is the (very rare) case of applicants obtaining A in Mathematics and A* in Further Mathematics.
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