University of Warwick

Health and Medical Sciences University of Warwick Degree level: Undergraduate

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Why Warwick?

We’re a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards. Today more than 25,000 students thrive across four faculties, which feature over 70 research centres and institutes. We’re a constant presence in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities, and the most targeted institution nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2017, High Fliers Research Ltd).

All of this means you’ll be welcomed to a safe, energetic and cosmopolitan campus with flexible, well-equipped study spaces to help you stretch yourself personally, professionally and academically. Whether you want to be a front-runner in a fast-moving graduate job market, or to make a difference and change the world, we want you here.

The course

Human health and the prevention of illness has never been so important. The population is growing and on average living longer than ever. However, healthspan has not increased at the same rate as lifespan. As a result health systems are increasingly under pressure to treat and manage the burden of disease including long term conditions. Advancements in the understanding of disease including new treatments coupled to increased awareness of the importance of physical and mental wellbeing in society creates a new emphasis on maintaining health as opposed to treating illness.

In response to this changing landscape, our innovative new undergraduate BSc course is a true integration of Warwick’s research and teaching expertise in the health and medical sciences creating a new opportunity to explore health from multiple perspectives, recognising that human health is influenced by multiple factors, requiring balancing and appreciation of different disciplinary approaches.

The course provides a broad foundation for lifelong learning with a strong emphasis on the development of applied knowledge, skills and professional values essential for work in strategic health promotion for individuals and society. Contemporary problems in health form the basis of the course curriculum and students are asked to transfer knowledge about local and global best-practice, strategic successes and stakeholder experiences to bring fresh ideas to management of problems and finding solutions.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B990
Institution code W20
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB - ABB AAB, including one STEM subject from the below list OR ABB to include two STEM subjects from the below list.
STEM subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Psychology, Applied Science, Environmental Science, Statistics and Geology
You must also achieve a pass in the science practical if your science A-Level includes a separate practical assessment.
Offers excludes General Studies and Critical Thinking
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 - 34 points 36 points overall to include 5 at Higher Level in either Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths OR 34 points overall to include 5,5 in two Higher Level subjects out of: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £10,750 * Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £20,210 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

In line with government policy decisions, Home and EU undergraduate tuition fees for the 2020/21 academic year are £9,250. For students who qualify for government-regulated fees (currently students classed as ‘Home’ or ‘Home/EU’ for fees purposes), the University expects to increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, in the second and subsequent years of your course. Fees for Channel Islands students are linked to the Home fee as well as the Office for Students annual funding levels and are therefore subject to change in line with the above statement as well as the annual funding award for the year of study. The University has set the International fees for the period to 2021-22. Please refer to the following link for the latest information on tuition fees (https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/).

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University of Warwick
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Course contact details

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For general undergraduate enquiries please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Team

024 7652 3723

Fax: 024 7652 4649