The Warwick Executive Diploma in Behavioural Science

Who can benefit from this course? 

You will gain most from the programme if you come prepared to tackle the strategic challenges facing your organisation, which need outside inputs and new thinking, and/or you wish to address areas within your own development to help you get to the next level of performance. Applications are encouraged across a wide section of industry sectors, both commercial and non-profit/public sector, and business functions.

Specific requirements

  • This is a hands-on programme, so it is important that you can demonstrate that your experience and responsibilities will allow you to take an active part in discussions, so you can benefit fully from the programme
  • Ideally you should have at least five years of management experience that reflects the contribution and impact you have made as a leader in your career so far. Final admission decisions will be made by the Programme Director and Admissions Committee 
  • English language: All of our programmes are delivered in English so, if English is not your first language, you have not graduated from an English speaking university or worked in an English speaking environment for at least two years, you must demonstrate a minimum overall standard a recognised test of English. Requirements are shown below. The certificate will be required as evidence.

English Language Requirements

IELTS (Academic)

All four languages elements have to be scored 6.0+, with maximum of two language components at lowest level 6.0 or 6.5

190 overall

2 x 170, 2 x 190 

190 overall

2 x 170, 2 x 190

PTE Academic

With 51+ in every section


Minimum language components L21, R22, W21, S23

Trinity ISE III

Merit, Merit, Pass, Pass in four components

Trinity ISE IV

Pass, Pass, Pass, Pass in four components

Educated in the English language?

If you are a non-native speaker of English but have been educated entirely in English this may satisfy the University of your language skills. Please read their information carefully.

Further information on English language requirements

Please see the University’s page for English language requirements.