Department profile

WMG (formerly Warwick Manufacturing Group)

University of Warwick
2017/18 edition

About WMG (formerly Warwick Manufacturing Group)

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 world-class 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

Business courses

Sector specific courses

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). If you are a non-native English speaker you will need to submit an English test result equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Some of our courses require you to have studied certain subjects at undergraduate level, please look at our website for information on each course.

Tuition fees and funding

For October 2018 entry, tuition fees are as follows:

UK/EU: £13,440
Overseas: £24,640

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.

How to apply

To make an application to one of our Master’s courses, apply online.

Contact details

0044 2476 522725
University of Warwick
Gibbet Hill Road
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