Benefits of taking part in a Pathways programme:

  • Gaining a real flavour of what it is like to study engineering at university
  • Meeting professionals and exploring career opportunities within the engineering sector
  • Boost your confidence and meet like-minded people
  • Develop key skills for your CV
  • On successful completion of the programme you may be eligible for a reduced offer of up to 2 A-level grades lower when applying to Warwick

Application timeline

Step 1

Check you are eligible

You may apply to a Pathways programme if you:

  • Are studying in Year 12 in England or Wales, Year 13 in Northern Ireland, or S5 in Scotland (or equivalent)
  • Attend, and have always attended, a state-funded school or college (non-fee paying) in the UK

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Step 2

Applications open

It’s a very simple application form, mostly yes/no questions but it does include one longer question[s] as follows –

“Please give a brief personal statement (of no more than 300 words) explaining your suitability for the programme and why you would like to participate”

Early September

Step 3

Applications close

25th October

Step 4

Decisions announced

Dependent on each programme and university – usually early October – early December

October - December

Step 5

Launch of Pathways programme

Dependent on each programme and university – usually around November – December

November - December

Applications closed.

Applications for University of Warwick 2023/24 have now closed.

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