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Mathematics & Economics

Course Overview

Studying Mathematics and Economics on the Warwick IFP will give you a thorough grounding in mathematical tools and techniques, as well as core economic principles.

Mathematics and Economics will open up a diverse range of future study choices and the course’s main focus on problem-solving techniques, critical thinking and mathematical reasoning skills equips students for numerous courses at undergraduate level. Previous students have continued to courses such as Statistics, Computer Science and Business Studies at Warwick and some of the UK’s other top universities.

So if you’re keen to develop your mathematical skills, as well as learning how mathematics and economics applies to our daily lives – from banking, to education and health sciences – our course will help you realise your ambition.


On all courses there are a range of core and elective module choices, with students studying four modules in total. Core modules on the Mathematics and Economics course are Pure Mathematics, Mathematics and Statistics, and Inquiry and Research Skills.

Students will then choose one optional module from either Economic Theory or Computer Science.

English language tuition will be tailored according to your needs and will include aspects such as IELTS preparation and English for Academic Purposes.

Modules are reviewed on a regular basis and therefore may be subject to change; our website will update to reflect any changes.

Teaching and Assessment

Students on the Warwick IFP will usually have approximately 18 hours of contact time across their academic modules, made up of a combination of lectures and seminars. There will also be up to 5 hours of English Language teaching, dependent upon a student's individual needs.

Assessments on this course include formats such as class-tests, essays and presentations, as well as end of year examinations.


The Mathematics and Economics course has a range of progression routes available - visit our progression webpages to find out more about which courses at Warwick have guaranteed offers.