WMG is an academic department of the University of Warwick, one of the UK’s top ten universities and a member of the elite Russell Group organisation of universities signifying the very best in research, teaching and learning experience with unrivalled links with industries.
WMG was established by Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya in 1980 and through its cutting edge research, effective knowledge transfer and teaching excellence, leads as an example of how industry and academia can work effectively together.
As the largest manufacturing group in Europe and through global collaborations, WMG offers unrivalled postgraduate education to over 1500 students around the world each year. Our business and management focussed Masters courses are particularly well designed for those wishing to work in technology-led industries, giving you the advantage in the employment market whilst providing you with the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of sectors.
Occupying an essential position between academia and industry, our teaching staff all have backgrounds in senior positions in industry whilst our research projects are dedicated to finding solutions to real world problems enabling our students to benefit from first-hand understanding of the issues facing modern industry today.
WMG MSc Courses
All our courses are endorsed by the Institute of Engineering and Technology and are designed to develop management and leadership skills within manufacturing, engineering, automotives, logistics, aerospace, healthcare and many other sectors. Course tutors are highly qualified with a background in Business or Industry and innovative teaching methods are employed to ensure students engage practically with their studies.
Our portfolio of masters courses are suitable for students with a wide range of backgrounds and aspirations. Usually an honours degree in a business, engineering, or scientific discipline is required, however a number of our courses are also suitable for numerate graduates from other disciplines.
- MSc Cyber Security and Management
- MSc Cyber Security Engineering
- MSc e-Business Management
- MSc Engineering Business Management
- MSc Healthcare Operational Management
- MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- MSc International Technology Management
- MSc International Trade, Strategy and Operations
- MSc Management for Business Excellence
- MSc Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management
- MSc Programme and Project Management
- MSc Service Management and Design
- MSc Supply Chain and Logistics Management
- MSc Sustainable Automotive Engineering
For admission onto these programmes you should have obtained at least a second class British honours degree (or equivalent). Students from non-English speaking countries will also be required to provide an English language qualification.
The University of Warwick accredits all of our courses. A number of our MSc courses also have the opportunity for professional organisation accreditation including The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institute of Export (IoE) and Six Sigma Green Belt accreditation. Please see individual programme information for details.
WMG has extensive laboratory and workshop facilities including the world- class Engineering Hall and state-of-the-art International Digital Lab which houses some of the most advanced digital research and education programmes in the world. As a department, we are always progressing and improving. Our numerous collaborations with industry led us in September 2013 opening the International Institute for Product and Service Innovation and looking ahead, we will be opening the National Automotive Innovation Campus and the WMG Academy for Young Engineers.
The University of Warwick library holds over a million printed titles and 16,000 electronic journals and offers excellent resources including study seating, silent reading rooms, group study rooms and PC clusters. In addition to this, the university's Learning Grid area provides students with a 24/7 relaxed learning environment for both individual and group study, with an impressive range of multimedia equipment and resources. The Learning Grid in Leamington Spa was opened in November 2013 for our students living off campus. Additional study facilities include the Learning Grid Rootes, the Postgraduate Hub, WMG's own IT suite and Wi-Fi hotspots in a range of communal areas around the university.
Life at Warwick
The University of Warwick, situated on an attractive self-contained 700 acre campus is located right in the centre of England on the borders of the City of Coventry (15 minutes away) and the County of Warwickshire. With convenient road and transport links, the City of Birmingham (UK's 2nd City) is only 20 minutes away and the train takes you to London in just one hour.
The lively, cosmopolitan campus (around a third of students come from outside the UK with over 145 nationalities being represented) has a range of excellent facilities. These include the largest Arts Centre outside London (incorporating a cinema, two theatres, conference facilities, an art gallery and a 1,400 seat concert hall); impressive sporting facilities that are used to host international sporting events, elite team training camps and professional coaching seminars; shops, banks and a mini supermarket; multi-faith University Chaplaincy and a newly developed students union with bars, dance floors and numerous food and drink outlets.
Campus accommodation for post-graduate students consists of modern, comfortable rooms, mostly en-suite, and with high speed internet and network access. The residences are situated in pleasant, green surroundings and are close to all the facilities on campus.
After your studies
WMG has strong bonds with industry, which are used to draw real-world insights into the teaching and to create a dynamic learning culture. This leads to graduates being sought-after for their understanding and experience of the business world coupled with technological excellence. Several international companies visit WMG each year to recruit directly through our placements scheme - recent recruiters include BMW, Crane, TATA Technologies, Intel, Reckitt-Benckiser, JLR, Apple, IBM, Caterpillar to name but a few. The University of Warwick's career service is also highly proactive and offers great support to both current students and alumni.
WMG is a centre for research excellence and many of our students go on to pursue advanced research in a number of areas. Our key research and consultancy areas include E-Security, Digital Technology, Hybrid Automotive technology; Robotics; Informatics & Virtual Reality, Applied Neuroimaging, Product Lifecycle Management; Materials; Sustainability; Lean Healthcare; Visualisation and Business Processes.
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