Established in 2000, Warwick Medical School (WMS) forms the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Warwick, one of the UK's top universities.
Home to the UK's largest graduate-entry MB ChB programme, WMS also offers tailored opportunities for professional development across the healthcare sector.
Alongside a range of educational opportunities, WMS has a reputation for research excellence, investigating solutions to significant global health challenges.
2000 - WMS established as a joint school between Warwick and Leicester Universities.
The first students to study at WMS arrived in September.
2001 - Medical Teaching Centre building opened.
2004 - First Dean of Warwick Medical School, Professor Yvonne Carter, appointed.
2005 - Warwick Clinical Trials Unit established.
2006 - £400 million University Hospital in Coventry opened, housing WMS Clinical Sciences Building.
2007 - WMS awarded independent degree-awarding status, marking the end of the School’s formal partnership with Leicester Medical School.
2007 - WMS the first new Medical School to join a Strategic Partnership with the Medical Research Council (MRC).
2008 - First submission to the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE): 10th in the UK for the quality of Health Services Research.
2009 - Opening of the Surgical Training Centre.
2009 - Completion of the new Clinical Trials Unit building.
2010 - Professor Peter Winstanley appointed Dean.
2015 - Professor Sudhesh Kumar appointed Dean as Professor Winstanley takes on the role of Chair of the Faculty of Medicine.
2015 - Celebration of the ten year anniversary of the Warwick Clinical Trials Unit.
2015 - Fifteen years since WMS opened.
Breakdown of students:
- MB ChB: intake of 177 students each year full time (164 home/EU and 13 overseas places each year)
- Postgraduate taught (including CPD): 623 part-time and 59 full-time
- Research and PhD Students: 141 students
Warwick Medical School
The University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL
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Email: wmsinfo at warwick dot ac dot uk