The Middle East and North Africa Team are really keen to connect with students interested in studying with at Warwick. These chats are informal and do not affect admission - they're simply an opportunity for you to learn more about Warwick, and about applying to and studying in the UK. Find out more
The University of Warwick is pleased to welcome over 440 students from the Middle East and North Africa, studying from foundation programme to our research degrees. We currently have 19 students from Iran studying on our campus. 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 Diploma with a score of 16/20 required
UndergraduateLink opens in a new window: Accepted routes to direct entry to 1st year undergraduate programmes:
- 16/20 in the Pre-university Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe)
- National University Entrance Examination (Kunkur) considered on a case-by-case basis
- Warwick IFP or other accepted international qualifications (A Level, IB, French Baccalaureate, US AP's)
A four-year Bachelor degree from a recognised Iranian institution with an overall score of:
17/20 = 1st Class
15/20 = 2:1
13/20 = 2:2
For any postgraduate research courses where the minimum requirement is a Master’s degree, a Master’s degree from a recognised Iranian institution with an overall score of 15/20 is required in addition to a four-year Bachelor degree
You need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency to meet the entry requirements for Warwick. Please see more hereLink opens in a new window.
Visa Information for Iran
Immigration summary for nationals of Iran
The immigration summary below is for nationals of Iran applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Iran, 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 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 your country
The University of Warwick visits the Middle East and North Africa each year. Future visits will be advertised hereLink opens in a new window 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 hereLink opens in a new window.
Applying to Warwick
The University of Warwick works with IDP EducationLink opens in a new window in Iran. You may find the Education UK global websiteLink opens in a new window 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 MENA Team
Questions about studying with us? Tom Parker and Vici Andrews are your dedicated contacts for Iran. 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 8300 or Email: MENA@warwick.ac.uk