Skip to main content

Your student experience


Are you looking to get more out of your time studying at postgraduate level?

Undertaking an MSc at Warwick offers you an amazing rounded experience with valuable opportunities and extra-curricular activities.

We want your MSc experience to be unique and memorable, so as well as top class teaching and learning from world-renowned economists, we offer extra-curricular activities, dedicated support and a range of social events.

Postgraduate support

Faculty members offer advice and feedback hours every week during term-time and we have a dedicated postgraduate administrative and academic management team. Every student is assigned a personal tutor, to whom you can talk about any matter, academic or personal on which you need guidance or advice.

We also offer support in a number of other ways including:

  • dissertation writing support
  • training in research methods
  • dissertation help-desks during the summer
  • English Language class
  • Graduate Student Staff Liaison Committee.

Exclusive facilities

MSc and Diploma students have exclusive use of a common room which has a comfortable seating area, tea and coffee making facilities, and daily newspapers/periodicals for you to read.

We provide a dedicated open plan work space for MSc students in the Department.

MSc and Diploma students may also use an Econometrics lab containing 20 computers and our Bloomberg Financial Market Lab. You will have access to the Postgraduate Hub; a dedicated multi-purpose space for postgraduate students on campus.

You will be given a free subscription to the Financial Times online and a lifetime software for STATA to support your studies.

External speakers

All postgraduate students are welcome to attend the Department’s various Seminar Programmes which feature external speakers and provide a window to the wider research community.

We arrange a Lecture Series that allows you to meet leading figures in the world of economics, and gain insights into future career options.

Previous speakers have included Minouche Shafik, Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking at the Bank of England, and Jonathan Portes, Director of the National Institute of Economics and Social Research.

Student societies

The Warwick Economics Society is one of the longest standing academic societies and offers opportunities to hear top speakers, go on field trips and socialise.

There are also many other relevant student led activities including:

Social events

Our full induction programme is designed to help you settle in quickly and includes a number of social events including a welcome meeting, reception and quiz, as well as introductory meetings with course directors and an invitation to our annual Question Time event featuring high profile guest panellists.

Further social events throughout the year include the Economics Christmas Party for all staff and postgraduate students and a Summer Party.