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Why Warwick?

Warwick Economics is in top 3 in all major league tables in the UK

Top ten

The University of Warwick is ranked 9th in the UK (The Guardian 2020 League Table) and has 17 subjects in the top ten including Computer Science, Business and Management Studies and Accounting and Finance (The Complete University Guide 2020) with Economics ranked Number 1 (The Good University Guide 2020).

Summer School trips

Engaging and memorable

Our social and cultural programme includes many engaging events to ensure that your experience is memorable and fun. Every year at the Warwick Summer School, an international network of like-minded people generates many new lifelong friendships. You will also debate, learn and share insights with eminent economists and public figures during our guest lecture series which is included in the programme.

Summer School students in a lecture

International focus

Warwick and St Mary’s attract students from all over the world ensuring our Summer School has a wide international focus. Last year, 361 students attended the Warwick Summer School from over 46 different countries.

Professor Abhinay Muthoo lecturing at WSS

World leading academics

You will be taught by world leading academics including Professors Abhinay Muthoo, Franklyn Lisk, Vicky Pryce and Philip Booth.

Summer Students enjoying a lecture


97% of previous Warwick Summer School students would recommend our programme. St Mary's University is ranked Number 1 in London for course satisfaction and teaching satisfaction in the Guardian League Tables 2020. They are also 15th in the UK.


Engaging social and evening programme

Reflecting Warwick’s and St Mary's enterprising approach, our Summer School also offers a unique programme of social, cultural and evening events. Much of the programme offered is included in the tuition fee and allows students to socialise and take a break from studying.

London is a City of Culture and Jobs

The Best City for Study

London boasts diversity, individuality and innovation and has been ranked the best city in the world for students for the second year running (The QS Best Student Cities Ranking).


Academically rigorous

Our Summer School will be academically rigorous. Economics at Warwick is ranked number 1 (The Good University Guide 2020) with the Warwick Writing Programme ranked 1st for Creative Writing (The Times/Sunday Times’ Good University Guide 2018). The University of Warwick English and Comparative Literary Studies department is rated as one of the top 20 in the world (QS World Rankings) and we are ranked 7th in the UK for Linguistics (Complete University Guide 2020). St Mary's University is ranked 12th for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey.

Vicky Pryce guest lectures at Warwick Summer School

Value for money

Our Summer School offers excellent value for money with a range of social activities, events and guest lectures included in the tuition fee. We also offer additional excursions at extra cost.


Extraordinary campus

You will live on St Mary’s extraordinary campus with access to all its amazing facilities in the beautiful location of Twickenham, a leafy suburb near the River Thames and just a 30 minute train journey away from the heart of London. St Mary's location is hard to beat.