The Latin, Central America and Caribbean Team are really keen to connect with students interested in studying with us, and offer a number of opportunities for you to learn more about Warwick, and about applying to and studying in the UK. Find out moreLink opens in a new window.
The University of Warwick is pleased to welcome over 120 students from Latin America each year, studying from foundation programme to our research degrees. All the information you need on making your application to Warwick can be found below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us.
Warwick IFP: High school qualification will be considered for entry
UndergraduateLink opens in a new window:Warwick IFP required. Alternatively IB, A Levels accepted.
PostgraduateLink opens in a new window: Typically we require a Licenciatura which is deemed equivalent to a UK Bachelors degree. A score of 80 or 8.0 or Notable from a well ranked public institution is considered comparable to a UK 2.1, while a score of 7.5 or 75 or Suficiente is considered comparable to a UK 2.2.
You need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency to meet the entry requirements for Warwick. Please see more here.
Visa Information for Costa Rica
Immigration summary for nationals of Costa Rica
The immigration summary below is for nationals of Costa Rica applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Costa Rica, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.
When completing the Student Visa online application, you will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where you will stay once in the UK. Your CAS will contain information as to how to use the ACL code to have your BRP card delivered to the University of Warwick (if you do not use the code, your BRP card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided). Your 30-day travel visa will be valid 7 days before the 'expected date of travel' you put on your visa application form, and you can arrive in the UK up to 1 month prior to your course start date. The Home Office decision letter will provide information on the full length of your visa, and details of where to collect the residence permit. You should carry this letter in hand luggage when you travel to the UK.
You can find more information about how to prepare for a Student Visa application, including how to complete the online application form, what documents to prepare, and what documents to submit here: www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/tier4
Is a visa required?
If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Student Visa under the points-based system before you travel here.
Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?
No, not required.
Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?
No, you are not considered a 'low risk' national by the Home Office UKVI and so you should submit full documentation in support of a Student Visa application.
Are you applying with dependants?
If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/
If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration
Visits to country
The University of Warwick typically visits Latin America every year. Future visits will be advertised here when available..
ScholarshipsWe offer a range of scholarships for EU and International applicants. You can find a further information on those on our Scholarships website. All fees for Home/EU and International students are listed here You can also find information on living costs here.
We have over 300 clubs and societies for you to get involved with and meet other students from your country and across the world. Societies include Academic, Activities & Games, Campaigning, Cultural, Film & Media, Food & Drink, Halls, Music, Performance, Religious & Belief and Welfare, Charity & Action. You can find the full list of clubs and societies here.
If you want to read more about Warwick, the application process and student life, direct from our students, please visit the links below.
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Applying to Warwick
The University of Warwick does not currently have representation in Costa Rica, but please feel free to contact either Inova EducationLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window, LoveUKLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window or MAS Education, our agents based in Latin America, who will be happy to advise you via Skype or email.
You might also find the Education UK global website useful for information on studying in the UK.
Apply for Undergraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window via UCAS or apply Direct for our International FoundationLink opens in a new window or Postgraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window.
Arriving at Warwick
For guidance on arriving at the University of Warwick, including information on Airport transfers, please view our Welcome to Warwick pages.
Contact the Latin America Team
Questions about studying with us? Rachel Bannister and Hannah Close are your dedicated contacts for Costa Rica. They are happy to answer any queries or questions you may have. You can contact them on the information below, or feel free to join us on an upcoming Live Chat.
Tel: +44 (0)24 7652 8299 or Email: LatinAmerica@warwick.ac.uk