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How to meet the conditions of your offer

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Your offer will clearly state any conditions you are required to satisfy. Below you will find helpful guidance on how to meet your offer conditions and some short videos to help explain some of the steps of the process. Please bring your original degree certificate and final transcripts with you to Warwick to be checked during your studies.

  • Upload scans of your Degree certificate and final transcript in the Applicant Portal .
  • Document scans should be in colour, clear and easy to read. Collate all of your qualifications into 1 document to allow easy upload.
  • Ensure your degree documents confirm the title of your degree, final mark and the award date. We recommend that you send both your degree certificate and transcript.
  • If your documents have been issued in a language other than English please also provide an official translation.
  • Once you have uploaded your documents please allow 5 working days for processing.
  • Bring your original degree certificate and final transcripts with you to Warwick to be checked during your studies.
  • If your documents have been issued in a language other than English please also provide an official translation.
  • Ensure your translated documents confirm the title of your degree, final mark and the award date. We recommend that you send translations of both your degree certificate and transcript.
  • Once we have received your documents please allow 5 working days for processing.
  • Bring your original degree certificate and final transcripts and translations with you to Warwick to be checked during your studies.
  • Your offer letter will state how many references you need to provide.
  • Your reference should be:
    • Academic if you have completed any study in the past 2 years
    • From your current line manager or supervisor if you completed your previous study more than 2 years ago
    • Should comment on your academic ability and general suitability for the course
    • Further information can be found on guide to references..
  • If you included your referee's details and email address when making your application they will have been sent a link to upload a reference on your behalf.
  • If your referee does not wish to upload a reference they can instead send a hard copy reference to us in the post. Our address is shown at the bottom of this page.
  • Hard copy reference letters must be provided on letter headed paper and be signed by your referee.
  • We are unable to accept references:
    • Sent via email
    • Which you have uploaded to your application
    • From friends or relatives
  • We accept the following English language tests: IELTS (Academic), IELTS for UKVI, TOEFL (iBT), Pearson PTE, Cambridge Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge Proficiency (CPE).
  • Your offer will state the scores you need to achieve in each component. To satisfy offer conditions you must meet or exceed these scores.
  • Details of the required scores in any of the tests we accept can be found on the English language entry requirements..
  • Once you have your test results please upload the test certificate through your Applicant Portal.
  • Test results are valid for two years and six months. If you defer your place to the next academic year you may be required to take a new English language test if the one you submitted previously will no longer be valid when you start the course.
  • Once you have met the English language condition of your offer, you are not required to provide further test certificates.
  • Take the free 6 week online Pre-sessional English course- more details can be found at Pre-sessional English course.
    • A small number of departments at Warwick ask for a deposit. If your offer includes a deposit requirement this will be clearly stated and include a link to the deposit payment webform. The deadline for deposit payments for these departments has been extended to 15 June 2020. Please contact your department directly if you have any questions about the deposit.
      • If you have been asked to obtain ATAS clearance as part of your offer conditions, your department will send you an email that includes a statement for you to use when making your ATAS application.
      • Once you have received your ATAS statement you are ready to apply to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for ATAS clearance.
      • Your ATAS application is free and will take around one hour to complete.
      • Provide details of any sponsors you may have for the funding of your proposed studies. If you are meeting all the costs of your studies yourself, please put your own name and address in the relevant boxes. If another family member is meeting the costs, put down their details.
      • Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak the Foreign and Commonwealth Office cannot accept new ATAS applications. If you submitted an ATAS application before 6 April, they will process it. The FCO will re-open the Scheme as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience caused.
      • Please apply for your ATAS clearance when you are able to, but not more than 6 months in advance of your course start date.
      • The FCO will send us a decision on your ATAS application, and if your application is approved they will provide us with a copy of your ATAS certificate.
      • We are only able to accept ATAS certificates provided to us direct by the FCO.
      • For further information regarding ATAS please visit the FCO website.
      • If you require a DBS check this will be clearly stated in your offer and we will email you with instructions on how to complete the online DBS application.
      • Further information on the DBS process can be found on the DBS Warwick page.
        • Arrange for the Academic Registry or Student Support Services of your current institution to provide a letter confirming that you have completed or suspended your studies with them.
        • The letter should:
          • Be provided on letter headed paper
          • Be stamped by the institution and signed by the person issuing the letter
          • Confirm the title of the course you have been studying
          • Confirm the start date of your studies
          • Confirm the end date or suspension date of your studies
          • Confirm that you are not currently studying for a qualification
        Depending on the course you hold an offer for you may need to satisfy some additional conditions.
        • Your offer will state if you need to provide us with your GCSE results. If required, post your GCSE certificate or Certified Statement of Results to the Postgraduate Admissions Service. Our address is shown at the bottom of this page.
        • We are unable to accept a Provisional Statement of Results or GCSE statements provided by a school.
        • Your offer may state that a skills test is required. Once you have taken a test please email the postgraduate admissions team looking after your application so that your results can be verified online.
        • If you are holding an offer for Teaching or the Graduate Entry Medicine (MBChB) course you may be asked to complete a set of forms to meet the conditions of your offer. You can find the forms at the forms library.