The University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group WMG

Introduction

Innovation, creativity and industry-relevant education all define the lively and interactive culture that you’ll be part of as a master’s student at WMG, University of Warwick. We’ll enable you to achieve the level of skills and knowledge to make sure that you impress future employers.

We are one of the largest academic departments at the University of Warwick; a university consistently ranked as one of the UK’s top universities and a member of the elite Russell Group. As a department, we are a leading multidisciplinary group, making a real impact through collaborative R&D and education. Challenging traditional ways of thinking, and sharing our expertise and experience, is at the heart of what we do.

Postgraduate education

Occupying an essential position between academia and industry, our master’s programmes have been designed with the same focus: education that meets the needs and requirements of global industry. We offer you the opportunity to gain a management education with real business and industry application.

Our teaching staff are experts in their field; they are able to draw upon their industrial experiences and professional background throughout their teaching. Guest speakers from industry and government also contribute regularly, bringing real-world insight into your learning experience.

What’s more, we’re a global community, attracting students from around the world to study on our master’s programmes at Warwick, enhancing your global perspective.

Fifteen master’s courses to choose from:

Management courses

  • MSc Engineering Business Management
  • MSc International Technology Management
  • MSc Supply Chain Logistics Management
  • MSc Management for Business Excellence
  • MSc Programme and Project Management

Business courses

  • MSc e-Business Management
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • MSc International Trade, Strategy and Operations
  • MSc Service Management and Design

Sector specific courses

  • MSc Healthcare Operational Management
  • MSc Cyber Security and Management
  • MSc Cyber Security Engineering
  • MSc Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management
  • MSc Sustainable Automotive Engineering
  • MSc Smart, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Student views

"Warwick has given me a whole new perspective on the world. When I arrived, the diversity of people at WMG really surprised me. There were students from every region of the world and I felt that this was a place where I could build a network with future leaders from across the globe. I knew straight away that I’d made the right decision."

Botan Rasool, MSc Programme and Project Management (2016-17)

Future career prospects

WMG has strong links 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. Many of our graduates have gone on to progress their careers in management and leadership roles in a variety of industries. Take a look at our alumni profiles page for some examples. The University of Warwick's career service is also highly proactive and offers great support to both current students and alumni.

A vibrant campus community

Studying at a campus university means experiencing a real sense of community and belonging. Warwick has an award winning campus situated in the heart of England, adjacent to the city of Coventry and county of Warwickshire. The social, sporting and academic facilities at Warwick are wide-ranging; with supermarkets, shops, banks, restaurants, bars, sports facilities, and the largest Arts Centre outside London, all situated on, or within walking distance of, Warwick’s campus. London is just one hour away by train, so you will have the added advantage of easily being able to explore this world city, whilst Birmingham airport is only a 20 minute drive.

Entry requirements

In order to meet our academic entry requirement, you should have obtained the equivalent of a UK first or second class honours degree (minimum Bachelor 2:2 (Hons). Some of our courses require you to have studied certain subjects at undergraduate level, please look at our website for information on entry requirements for each course.

If you are a non-native English speaker you will need to submit an English test result equivalent to IELTS 6.5.

Tuition fees and funding

For October 2019 entry, tuition fees are as follows:

UK/EU: £14,115

Overseas: £25,870

WMG Excellence Scholarships are available on a competitive basis. These scholarships will award successful students between 25% - 50% tuition fee discount. For more information, full eligibility, and to apply, please visit our scholarships webpage.

For information on other funding opportunities, please visit the WMG funding webpage or the University of Warwick Graduate School.

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Programs

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MSc

Master in Cyber Security and Management (CSM)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Cyber Security and Management is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cyber security professional, or to take a leading technical or managerial role in an organisation [+]

The MSc in Cyber Security and Management is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional, or to take a leading technical or managerial role in an organisation critically dependent upon data and information communication technology. It is suitable for those from a computer science or information technology education background or courses with a significant component of either. Work experience will also be considered.

Course Structure

The course is modular; each student takes a combination of core and elective modules. 9 modules are studied and assessed in total. Modules consist of nominally 40 hours directed tuition in the form of lectures, seminars, group work, presentations, case studies and e-learning. This is covered in a full-immersion, intensive week.... [-]


Master in e-Business Management (e-BM)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Our MSc in e-Business Management has been designed for those who wish to operate effectively in the e-business environment and manage either the transformation of existing business processes or creation of new e-business activity. [+]

This degree equips students with the skills to enable them to operate effectively in the e-business environment and to manage or lead either the transformation of existing business processes or creation of new e-business activity; the programme is suitable for graduates from information technology, engineering or science backgrounds and also management students with a keen interest in technology and how it can be used effectively to promote competitiveness. The course will provide the techniques to manage the strategic development of e-business based organisations and appropriate enabling e-business technologies. Students learn how to evaluate, manage and improve the operational functions of an organisation and apply the concepts of systems integration to the design and development of products and services through market analysis.... [-]


Master in Engineering Business Management (EBM)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Our MSc in Engineering Business Management is designed for those who want to become managers and leaders in technology-based businesses. It is suitable for those with work experience as well as those without professional experience. [+]

This degree is designed for those wishing to develop careers as leaders or managers in technology-led organisations. The MSc in Engineering Business Management focuses on key value-adding activities such as marketing; product and process development; operations, logistics and supply chain management; and exploitation of competitive technology. The skills and techniques introduced in this course give new impetus to businesses and help individuals to get the best from themselves, their team and their company.

Course Structure

The course is modular - each student takes a combination of core and elective modules. 9 modules are studied and assessed in total. Modules consist of nominally 40 hours directed tuition in the form of lectures, seminars, group work, presentations, case studies and e-learning. This is covered in a full-immersion, intensive week. Modules are assessed by Post Module Assignment.... [-]


Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IAE)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

This programme is designed for people with or without work experience, who wish to design, develop and run their own innovation driven globally orientated businesses. [+]

‘Design, develop and set-up your own innovation driven globally orientated business’

Designed For

People with or without work experience, who wish to design, develop and run their own innovation driven globally orientated businesses. This practically oriented course covers the process from generating new business ideas, developing and refining them, designing the infrastructure and launching the business. You will use the latest methods and technologies to support these processes.

We will provide you with...

The knowledge to apply best practice approaches onto new business proposals to maximize their chances of success. The opportunity to develop and practice skills for making appropriate judgments, regarding the choices in your business development. Opportunities to develop your product and service concepts to a launch level Course structure ... [-]

Master in International Technology Management (INT)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

MSc in International Technology Management is to provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the key issues facing such organisations, covering a wide range of topics and is aimed at those wishing to take a leading role in managing innovation and technological change in an international environment. [+]

Many of the best-known companies in the world (Microsoft, Nokia, Rolls Royce and Sony) base their global commercial success on their ability to innovate and apply new technologies in both products and operating processes. These abilities are now becoming critical for any organisation wishing to operate successfully on the international stage. This Master's programme is designed to provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the key issues facing such organisations, covering a wide range of topics and is aimed at those wishing to take a leading role in managing innovation and technological change in an international environment. The course will provide The knowledge to manage the development, acquisition and operation of technology in a globally competitive environment and contribute to the management of international operations and collaborative activities. You will develop the skills to generate solutions through product & process development and continually improve international competitiveness. You will understand the impact of e-business technologies and develop skills to contribute to the strategic aspects of design management.... [-]


Master in International Trade, Strategy and Operations

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in International Trade is designed to deliver a thorough knowledge and understanding of the management and operational requirements necessary to trade successfully in international markets. [+]

The MSc in International Trade is designed to deliver a thorough knowledge and understanding of the management and operational requirements necessary to trade successfully in international markets. The programme is heavily focused on the application of theory into practice and how the skills developed throughout your studies will be used to best advantage in a professional environment.

Course structure

The course is modular - each student takes a combination of core and elective modules. 9 modules are studied and assessed in total. Modules consist of nominally 40 hours directed tuition in the form of lectures, seminars, group work, presentations, case studies and e-learning. This is covered in a full-immersion, intensive week. Modules are assessed by Post Module Assignment. The taught modules account for 50% of the Master's degree. A major individual research project, submitted in the form of a dissertation accounts for the other 50%. An oral examination is held upon completion.... [-]


Master in Management for Business Excellence (MBE)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Management for Business Excellence is an innovative MSc degree course designed for those who want to become leaders and managers of business excellence in companies. [+]

"Develop key management and technology skills, including leadership, in order to drive excellence across a business" The MSc in Management for Business Excellence is an innovative MSc degree course designed for those who want to become leaders and managers of business excellence in companies. It is suitable for high achievers who want to be challenged in the way they think about business management and problems. We will provide...

We will provide you with a detailed understanding of the philosophies, strategies, processes and techniques that enable change and the management of excellence in a business. You will develop key management and technology skills, including leadership, customer-focused product and process development, asset & resource management, and 6-sigma. ... [-]

Master in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management (MSEM)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

This course will provide you with up-to-date knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes plus applications of technology and quality tools and techniques to improve operations in the organisation. [+]

The MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management is designed for engineering graduates interested in manufacturing systems and operations management. It is suitable for engineers working in industry who want to make the transition to engineering manager and is also suitable for graduates with little or no work experience. This course will provide you with up-to-date knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes plus applications of technology and quality tools and techniques to improve operations in the organisation. You will develop an understanding of the concepts of manufacturing systems engineering, product and process development with an awareness of strategic management and operations.... [-]


Master in Programme and Project Management (PPM)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Our MSc in Programme and Project Management is designed for those who wish to move into project management, either in their current technology and business field or into a new field of expertise. [+]

Our MSc in Programme and Project Management is designed for those who wish to move into project management, either in their current technology and business field or into a new field of expertise. Participants on this course can have a very wide range of academic and work backgrounds. It is suitable for those with work experience as well as those with little or no background in business.

We will provide you with The methodologies, tools, principles and philosophies of successful project management. You will learn about human resource management in projects and programmes as well as risk management and change management. You will also develop a methodical approach to the management of the financial aspects of projects and programmes. Course structure ... [-]

Master in Service Management and Design (SMD)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

For leaders and managers in Service-Orientated Industries or service functions within the business. [+]

Service is at the heart of a new business paradigm that assumes co-creation of value across a network of suppliers. Many businesses have been driven to reinvent themselves to meet global challenges as they change their business model for commercial advantage. This transition requires strong leadership that blends multidisciplinary expertise. This MSc course is suitable for you if you want to work as a leader or manager of service functions within industries. You will learn the systems and techniques used to manage service functions and creation of value in the business across suppliers within the industry and within industrial processes.

Learning Outcomes

Through a combination of both practice and academic rigour you will develop the skills and knowledge to be able to:... [-]


Master in Supply Chain and Logistics Management (SCLM)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Supply Chain and Logistics Management is designed for the further development of those who want to work in logistics and supply chain engineering and management in manufacturing and service organisations. [+]

The MSc in Supply Chain and Logistics Management is designed for the further development of those who want to work in logistics and supply chain engineering and management in manufacturing and service organisations. The course will provide you with the tools and techniques to evaluate, manage and improve service, operational and supply chain processes and conduct market analysis. You will gain the knowledge on how to evaluate and manage appropriate enabling technologies and use enterprise resource planning systems in order to improve the operational functions of a business. You will also develop a wide knowledge of strategy development and design.

Course structure

The course is modular - each student takes a combination of core and elective modules. 9 modules are studied and assessed in total. Modules consist of nominally 40 hours directed tuition in the form of lectures, seminars, group work, presentations, case studies and e-learning. This is covered in a full-immersion, intensive week. Modules are assessed by Post Module Assignment. The taught modules account for 50% of the Master's degree. A major individual research project, submitted in the form of a dissertation accounts for the other 50%. An oral examination is held upon completion.... [-]


Master in Sustainable Automotive Engineering (SAE)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

Develop skills to design and evaluate the next generation of low environmental impact automotive products. [+]

This course is suited to those aspiring to become Research Managers, Operations Managers, Chief Engineers and Technology Leaders within the strategically important areas of vehicle electrification and sustainability. You will have the management skills, technical awareness, and vision to assess different technology options within the context of environmental legislation and consumer expectations for vehicle quality, reliability, and performance. WMG has an established legacy of leading automotive research in close collaboration with industry. Our experimental facilities enable academics and industry practitioners to work together to overcome the strategic challenges of battery design and integration, vehicle lightweighting, and digital validation.... [-]


MSc Cyber Security Engineering (CSE)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Cyber Security Engineering is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional. [+]

The MSc in Cyber Security Engineering is designed for those wishing to develop a career as a cybersecurity professional.

Why is Cyber Security important

Cyberspace comprises the network of digital devices, used to store, modify and communicate information. Our world is increasingly shaped by cyberspace. Opportunities for interaction are emerging in ways, only imagined by previous generations. As the influence of cyberspace in our lives continues to grow, so does the associated security risk. As organisations worldwide harness the opportunities of cyberspace, they create a huge demand for cybersecurity professionals. Cybersecurity professionals who can function at various strata within an organisation - server room, operations room, boardroom - you choose. Their task is beguilingly simple: enable the good and prevent the bad.... [-]


MSc in Smart, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (SCAV)

Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 United Kingdom Coventry

This degree is designed for engineering or STEM subject graduates. It is particularly suitable for those with a background in electronics, electrical engineering, control systems, or communications who want to play a role in the development of connected and autonomous vehicles, and the Intelligent Transportation Systems Network. [+]

This degree is designed for engineering or STEM subject graduates. It is particularly suitable for those with a background in electronics, electrical engineering, control systems, or communications who want to play a role in the development of connected and autonomous vehicles, and the Intelligent Transportation Systems Network.

With the advent of smart, connected and autonomous vehicles on the horizon of technical advancements, the automotive industry is facing a developmental challenge. How do we develop a robust technical infrastructure to support the anticipated explosive growth in smart vehicular functions, communications systems and driverless cars? This demands a comprehensive understanding of the technology and a bottom-up approach ensuring robustness and dependability of Electronics, Communications (e.g. V-2-V, V-2-I) and Control Systems. Through this MSc, we aim to address the knowledge-gap in the areas of machine learning, automated control strategies, connectivity, and communication infrastructure, cybersecurity protocols, emerging automotive networks and robust automotive embedded systems within the context of smart, connected and autonomous vehicles.... [-]


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Warwick Manufacturing Group

Address WMG International Manufacturing Centre University of Warwick
CV4 7AL Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Website http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters
Phone +44 2476 5 22725

Address International Manufacturing Center University of Warwick Coventry
Coventry, England, United Kingdom