Created in 1965, the same year as the University of Warwick itself, the Department of Economics has become widely regarded as one of the top economics departments in the UK and Europe.
Subject League Tables
We consistently rank highly in leading UK and international subject league tables.
Ranked 1st in the Good University Guide 2024
Ranked 22nd in the QS World University Rankings 2023
Ranked 4th in the Complete University Guide 2024
The Department of Economics has scored favourably in areas of student satisfaction, teaching and resources in both the annual National Student Survey (NSS) for undergraduates and the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) for postgraduates.
89% of Undergraduates students
would recommend their course to future students according to the National Student Survey (NSS) 2023.
91% of Postgraduate students
reported that they were satisfied with the quality of their course in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 2023.
We have earned a reputation for being at the forefront of research.
Ranked 2nd in the UK
for research excellence, in Times Higher Education rankings based on results of the most recent Research Excellence Framework, 2021.
99% of our research
has been rated world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, 2021.
88% of Economics Undergraduate students
were in graduate level work, graduate level study or both* within 15 months of successful course completion from Warwick in 2020/21.
90% of Economics Postgraduate Taught students
went on to graduate-level work, graduate-level study or both* within 15 months of successful course completion from Warwick in 2020/21*
*Derived from the Graduate Outcomes Survey. Contains HESA data: Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2023. HESA cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from its data.
In addition to receiving an outstanding academic education, our students also enjoy a rich and varied range of experiences and opportunities open to them outside of the lecture theatre.