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Typical offers for entry

Please note: Offer levels are not set until just before the application cycle, so those applying for 2018 entry should check the latest offer levels.

A level

A* A A

(excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking)

Applicants to BSc Economics (L100) and BSc Economics and Industrial Organisation (L112) must have achieved an A in A level Maths.

Applicants to BSc Economics, Politics and International Studies (LLD2) must have achieved either an A* in GCSE (or equivalent) Maths, or include Maths as part of the subject profile offered at A level.

If you are taking more than three A levels, we will take the best three. The three A levels must include Maths for Economics and Economics and Industrial Organisation even if this is not your top grade as detailed above.

Applicants are encouraged to avoid combinations of subjects with significantly overlapping curricula, such as Economics and Business Studies.

The Use of Contextual Data in our Admissions Policy

We are supporting the University’s aim to widen participation and fair access and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. We are implementing a contextual admissions policy that recognises the potential to succeed in the context of barriers that students may have encountered. You can find further information on what indicators we are using and why we are using them at the University's study pages.

If you meet the University criteria for a contextual offer you will be considered for an offer of up to two grades below the standard Departmental offer (to a minimum of AAB, including A in A level Maths for Economics (L100) and Economics and Industrial Organisation (L112) or A* in GCSE maths or equivalent for Economics, Politics and International Studies (LLD2). Whether a reduced offer is made, as well as the extent of any reduction in the offer, will depend on both the contextual characteristics and your prior qualifications (such as subjects studied and grades achieved or predicted).

If you or your school have any questions please email us: economics dot admissions at warwick dot ac dot uk

  • Please note that the data we will use will come directly from UCAS and you do not need to submit anything additional to the University.

International Baccalaureate

38 points

Applicants to BSc Economics (L100) and BSc Economics and Industrial Organisation (L112) must have achieved grade 6 in Higher Level Maths.

Applicants to BSc Economics, Politics and International Studies (LLD2) must have achieved either an A* at GCSE (or equivalent) Maths, grade 4 in Higher Level Maths, or grade 5 in Standard Level Maths/Maths Studies.

English Language Requirements

Other Qualifications

We welcome applications from students with other equivalent internationally recognised qualifications.

Scottish Advanced Highers

  • AA (Maths) excluding Applied Maths. AH Stats and Mechanics are fine for EPAIS, but not L100 or L112

Access Courses

  • Access to HE Diploma (QAA-recognised) including appropriate subjects with distinction grades in level 3 units, and grade A in A level Mathematics or equivalent.

Warwick International Foundation Programme

  • Distinctions in five modules, including Mathematics, and at least credits in all other modules. For L100 and L112, minimum score of 80% is required in Mathematics.

Transfer Requests

If you gain admittance to Warwick to study a course not run by the Department of Economics, a transfer to an Economics-related degree may be possible early in the first term.

We are not obliged to approve any transfer requests and only do so in exceptional circumstances; and even then we will need to see evidence of high levels of motivation and superb results.

We will automatically reject any application once we are full, whether that application arrives before or after we are full. Our decision is final.