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Entrance and Application

You should normally have obtained the equivalent of a UK first or second class honours degree in a science, engineering, IT, business or management discipline. There are some differences in the requirements for each course, so please see the the individual course pages for entry requirements to your chosen programme.

Please remember you are applying for a one-year, full-time postgraduate course. Undergraduate term dates do not apply to you and you will be expected to remain at Warwick for the year (October 2016 to mid September 2017). There will be times (e.g. the weeks of Christmas and New Year) when you will not have any taught modules scheduled, however you will be expected to organise your workload around any break from study.

You can apply now, even if you do not yet have all the necessary documents ready; if necessary we will make you a conditional offer and you can provide them later.

You will need to provide:

  • A completed application form & application fee.
  • A Personal Statement, which can be included in the online application.
  • A scan of your transcript of marks awarded so far (if you are currently studying) OR an original copy of your final transcript / degree certificate* (if you have completed your studies).
  • English test result (if applicable)
  • Two references. If you completed studies less than 2 years ago, these should be academic references. If you graduated more than 2 years ago, we will accept professional references.

Click to apply

Click the green button above to go to the online application system. You do not have to complete the application process in one go, you can work through it at your own pace and submit it when you are ready. You must pay a £50 application fee before your application can be processed; instructions on how to pay this are given at the end of the application process. If you are a scholarship student or are having serious difficulties paying the application fee, please contact us for advice or assistance.

Please only apply for ONE of our courses; do not submit multiple applications to WMG. Once accepted onto one MSc course, you can request to switch if you subsequently feel another programme is more suitable for your requirements. You would be asked to submit a new Statement of Purpose and restrictions may apply.

If your application is rejected, we will not consider further applications from you for WMG courses for that entry year.

English Requirements

Studying at Warwick requires a high level of competence in English. If you are a non-native English speaker you must submit English test results equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with component scores of at least 6.0. If your scores are marginally below this, we may be able to offer you a place on our pre-sessional English course.

We also accept Pearson Test in English (Academic) and TOEFL (iBT).

See here for more information about the pre-sessional English course and detail about the test scores required.


MSc Tuition Fees for 2016/17

For UK or EU nationals: £12,200
For students from other countries: £22,340


Further Help

WMG and University of Warwick have representatives in several countries worldwide. If you are applying from overseas and would like advice or assistance in your country, you can find a list of our international representatives here. Of course you can always email our admissions team in the UK for advice too, email: or call +44(0)24 7652 3691 (UK office hours).

*Please note: Whilst scanned copy documents uploaded online can be used to consider your application, should you be made an offer you will need to supply either the original or valid copies of your degree transcripts/certificates (officially translated if not in English).

Start Date:
3rd October 2016

One year, full time

Tuition Fees
Overseas: £22,340
EU: £12,200

Online (£50 application fee)

Entry Requirements
Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent
IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional)

Application Deadline
31st August 2016

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