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

How to apply

To make an application to a WMG Master’s course, applications must be made online at www.warwick.ac.uk/go/wmgmasters/entry .

You can apply now, even if you do not yet have all the necessary documents ready; if necessary we will make you a conditional offer until you provide them.

You will need to provide

  • A completed application form & application fee.
  • A Personal Statement, which can be included in the online application.
  • A transcript of marks awarded so far (if you are currently studying) OR a final transcript / degree certificate* (if you have completed your studies).
  • English test result (if applicable)
  • One reference. If you completed studies less than 2 years ago, this should be an academic reference.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Designed for

EBM is designed for graduates who want become managers or leaders of technology-based organisations. It is particularly suited to students with an engineering, scientific or other technical background, who are looking to understand and develop management expertise. It is also appropriate for students who have a business or even a social science background and are looking to move into an engineering related sector.

What the course will provide

This course delivers a broad education in management and business, and will equip you with the analytical tools and techniques to improve internal and external operations.

During the course of the year, you will develop skills in the research, analysis, and evaluation of complex business problems, and gain a methodical approach to problem solving and decision making. You will learn about the processes and technologies used by engineering businesses, and will develop an understanding of the functional relations between business divisions that can optimise efficiency and competitiveness.

The course focuses on the key value adding activities of: market, product and process development; operations, logistics and supply chain management; and core and emerging technology. The focus on value creation for technology-based organisations is a key differentiator of EBM.

Course structure and assessment

The curriculum is divided in nine taught modules (seven core, and two elective) and the project. After each taught module, you will complete a post-module assignment. Your project is worth 50% of your final grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills. This should cover the broad area of Engineering Business Management and can be related to the management of companies in a wide range of different industrial sectors. Various aspects of business management can be addressed such as operations, financial, human resources, supply chain, or strategic management issues.

Modules

  • Financial Analysis and Control Systems
  • Organisations, People and Performance
  • Project Planning, Management and Control
  • Operations Strategy for Industry
  • Logistics and Operations Management
  • Quality, Reliability and Maintenance
  • Product Design and Development Management

In addition to the above, two elective modules must be chosen from the full list on our website.

Future career prospects

As a graduate of EBM you can expect to be employed as a leader of business development, manufacturing, quality assurance, human resources, or customer service in a wide variety of manufacturing or service organisations, particularly where technology plays a significant part in business success.

Information for international students

Application advice can be given through the WMG admissions team - wmgmasters@warwick.ac.uk or through any one of our overseas support offices and agents. An extensive list of overseas representatives is available at http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/entry/overseasapplicationsupport/

Fees and funding

UK students
£13,440
International students
£24,640

WMG will be awarding over £700,000 in scholarships and bursaries to students commencing study on our full-time MSc programmes beginning in October 2018.

Offer holders are invited to apply for the WMG excellence scholarship, application deadline is May 20th. For more information on the scholarship and how to apply, please see here.

There are also bursaries available for nationals from Syria, Turkey, Iran and Latin America.

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

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Further details of qualification

Part-time attendance: 12 1-week residential modules.

Course contact details

Name
Cathy Fawcett
Email
C.R.Fawcett@warwick.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 2476 5 75889