Warwick Business School (WBS) is one of the world’s leading business schools and is highly ranked in the major league tables. WBS has been a pioneer in research and teaching for more than 50 years and during this time has gained a strong reputation for academic excellence, interdisciplinary thinking, and connecting academia with practice.

Top reasons to study here

  • WBS are part of an elite group of global business schools who have triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA
  • The Financial Times has ranked the WBS Distance learning MBA 1st in the world, Online MBA Ranking 2018
  • The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 ranks WBS third in the UK for both Accounting & Finance and Business Studies.

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (1)
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About

History

Located at the centre of an outstanding university, WBS has become one of the world's elite business schools providing top-class programmes for ambitious people. 

Led by innovation, creativity and change, in 2015 we opened our London base, offering part-time postgraduate and executive education programmes from one of the capital’s most iconic buildings, The Shard.

Education

  • Undergraduate
We offer a variety of undergraduate options, including single honour degrees, a foundation year, and joint degrees.
  • Postgraduate
We offer many specialist and generalist MSc courses in business, management, and finance, for those who already have an excellent degree.
  • MBA
In addition to our one-year full-time MBA, we offer a part-time Executive MBA, as well as our Distance learning MBA. 
  • Doctoral Programme
Undertake specialist research or research, implement and evaluate practical solutions to organisational challenges on our DBA programme.
  • Executive Education
Our Executive Education portfolio provides you with professional development opportunities with a leading business school.

Research

Our vision is to develop cutting-edge research that leads debate and deepens our understanding of the practice of business and management. Research is undertaken in partnership with policy and practice, to ensure both relevance and practical application.

  • We seek to encourage, support, and prioritise research that shapes the way organisations operate and businesses are led and managed
  • We are committed to theoretical and methodological plurality and diversity
  • We create deep and enduring relationships with communities of policy and practice
  • Our research has sustained relevance, influence, and impact because we engage with the big debates in business and public policy

Career

It takes more than a degree from a leading business school to achieve your dream job. It takes perseverance, preparation and a range of personal and professional skills. Whether you are an UG, MSc or MBA student you need to be able to adapt the specialist knowledge, skills and management techniques learnt during your course to ensure you get the best possible access to your chosen career.Here are some of the services offered by our CareersPlus team:

  • Career coaching
  • Skills and developmental workshops
  • Information, advice and guidance
  • Networking opportunities with recruiters and alumni.

Services

Housing services

If you are studying at our Warwick campus you may choose to either live on campus or live off campus.

Living on campus

There are over 6,500 student bedrooms spread across our campus which provide a safem secure and friendly location to study from. All of our residences benefit from having resident staff who help to ensure that everything runs smoothly and to look after your welfare.

Living off campus

But staying on campus isn’t for everyone. Some people want to leave the ‘Warwick Bubble’ as it is affectionately known, and stretch their wings. There’s great value housing in nearby Coventry, Kenilworth, and Leamington Spa with excellent public transport links.

Library services

Warwick University Library is located in the middle of the main campus.

Spread over five floors, the Library houses 1.2 million printed volumes and 13 kilometres of archives. Over 30,000 electronic journals are currently received and more than 56,000 electronic books. The Library houses various workspaces enabling group and private study.

ICT services

Campus support and facilities include:

  • Computers
  • Printing
  • IT training
  • Software
  • Network and Wi-Fi

Medical services

The University Health Centre is situated in the heart of the campus serving the Students and Staff (plus their families) who live on campus or within the catchment area.There is also a pharmacy situated on campus.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus is lively and cosmopolitan, with its own shops, banks, bars and restaurants, making it an exciting place to live and work with everything you could need close at hand.

Our safe and welcoming campus is home to students and staff from all over the world. Inclusive, vibrant, and packed with excellent learning, study, lifestyle and practical facilities, our campus is like a small town, teeming with activity and entertainment. Acres of green space provide the perfect backdrop for relaxing, walking, running, riding bikes, and outdoor sports.

Sports facilities

The main campus hosts a large leisure centre, comprising 25m swimming pool, two sports halls, gymnasium, squash courts and rock-climbing facility.

In addition to our on-campus facilities the University of Warwick also offer additional facilities nearby including a tennis centre, athletics track and a wide variety of pitches. 

Student clubs

The Students’ Union is the focal point of campus life here at Warwick. With over 250 societies - there is bound to be one for you! 

Including the Warwick Business School Society (WBSS) which is the University’s largest and oldest independent society with over 6,000 active members. 

They arrange a wide variety of company presentations and networking events for different industries, as well as year-round social events. Joining WBSS is a great way to meet like-minded people interested in business and build links for your career.

Accreditation

  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • AMBA (Association of MBAs)
  • Athena Swan
  • CIPD (Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development)
  • EQUIS
Additionally: 
  • Our Distance learning MBA is ranked 1st in the world by the Financial Times (Online MBA Ranking 2018). 
  • Our Full-time MBA is ranked 1st in the UK by The Economist (2017 MBA & Business School Rankings
  • Our MSc Management is ranked 21st in the world and 3rd in the UK by the Financial Times (Masters in Management Ranking 2018).
  • Our MSc Finance is ranked 13th in the world and 3rd in the UK by the Financial Times (Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2018). 

Coventry, England, United Kingdom