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Information for Offer Holders

The information here relates to incoming students for October 2021 entry. Please bookmark this page and come back to check for news and updates and monthly treats in form of mathematical questions, data explorations and other puzzles.
NEWS: Virtual Offer-Holder Visit Days are in planning for February/March.
Monthly puzzles
December: Same birthdays question hints solution 
January: Family sizes question hints (solution to be posted 18.1.)

Congratulations on receiving an offer to study at Warwick

This page contains information for applicants who have received an offer, or who have been recommended by the Department to receive an offer, to study for any of the Data Science, MathStat or MORSE courses at Warwick.

The next step

You will be invited to a virtual Offer-Holder Visit Day. Dates are still being finalised, but we hope to offer one Wednesday afternoon slot and one Weekend slot. You will receive electronic communication inviting you to register for one of these days.

The event is designed to give you a better idea of the range of possible "real world" applications of modern mathematics, and an insight into what our students and their lecturers/professors actually do. There will be talks with detailed information about the courses and extended opportunities for you to ask or submit questions.

These special events are for our offer-holders only. Our aim is to inspire you for studying a mathematical course with modern applications, as well as helping you to decide whether Warwick is the best place for you. Our students are extremely important to the life of the Department; if you do come to study here, we want you to be sure that the choice you made was the right one for you.

Your decision

Deciding on your Firm and Insurance choices is a very important decision. Below is information which may help you decide.

The course structure and information about modules

Studying in one of our degree courses means following your passion for mathematical sciences and combining it with modern applications. An overview of our courses can be found at the departmental undergraduate courses website, which also leads you to more specific pages for the Data Science, MathStat, and MORSE courses. Alternatively, this information is included in the online version of our Undergraduate Brochure. Lists of modules with descriptions are on the publicly accessible parts of our current student pages. Very detailed course guides can be found on our course handbook pages.

Research at the Department of Statistics

Warwick Statistics is internationally renowned for wide-ranging and cutting-edge research with applications and impact in many areas in sciences, social sciences, medicine, engineering, management science, finance and commerce. Undergraduate students benefit from this in a number of ways:

  • Innovative course design combining mathematics and statistics with modern applications
  • Providing a taste of frontier research areas already in undergraduate modules
  • Opportunities to conduct exciting research projects over the summer and as part of the final year

Warwick was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher & Further Education 2015 for research in Mathematics and Statistics and its global impact. Warwick Mathematics and Statistics are ranked 3rd in the national research assessment REF 2014. Information about our full range of research activities and links to research initiatives can be found at our research webpages.

Careers

Information about possible careers can be found in our Undergraduate Brochure and under Graduates in Demand.

TMUA, STEP, AEA and our Entrance Prizes

Mathematics at university is more complex and more rigorous than mathematics at school. We recommend that you get a taste of this by obtaining more practice in mathematical problem solving. An excellent way to do so is to prepare for TMUA, STEP, or AEA in Mathematics. Any time that you spend preparing for such papers will help you with the transition to university-level mathematics. At the same time, after having practised these harder questions, you should feel even more confident in answering standard A-level questions, thereby boosting your A-level performance. More about the motivation and practicalities regarding and about our prize for an outstanding result can be found on our Admissions test page.

Visual impressions

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic management we are currently not in a position where on-campus events can be offered. However, we recommend you explore the campus virtually:

  • Explore Warwick through this virtual tour.
  • Watch this video with student interviews at different sites on Warwick campus including the library and lecture buildings.
  • The first student appearing above is also featured in a video on the University's Statistics page.
  • You can further find interviews with two professors on the above page.
Go back to the Warwick Statistics Department UG courses website.