Warwick Manufacturing Group
WMG A unique institution
WMG is an academic department of the University of Warwick and was established by Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya in 1980 in order to reinvigorate UK manufacturing through the application of cutting edge research and effective knowledge transfer. Over the last 30 years, the group has grown into a global force to be reckoned with, delving outside its manufacturing core into new sectors: health, banking, the built environment and digital technology to name but a few.
As the largest manufacturing group in Europe, WMG offers unrivalled postgraduate education to over 1300 students around the world each year. Occupying an essential position between academia and industry, all of 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. WMG is a pioneer in industry-sponsored research and has ongoing collaboration with hundreds of companies worldwide. www.warwick.ac.uk/go/wmg
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.
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. Minimum requirements are IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL iBT 92.
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.
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. Additional IT facilities include WMG's IT suite and Wi-Fi hotspots in a range of communal areas around the university.
Life at Warwick
The University of Warwick is situated on an attractive self-contained 700 acre campus on the boarders of the City of Coventry (15 minutes away) and the Country of Warwickshire and is located right in the centre of England. 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 125 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 new 1,400 seater concert hall); impressive sporting facilities that are regularly used to host international sporting events, elite team training camps and professional coaching seminars; shops, banks and a mini supermarket; 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.
For further information please see the WMG website:
Or contact us directly at:
International Manufacturing Centre
Phone: +44 24 7657 5889
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