Taught course

Engineering Business Management

University of Warwick · Warwick Manufacturing Group

Entry requirements

* degree of 2:2 or above (or equivalent) in IT, Engineering, Business or a science related discipline * 1 satisfactory academic reference * English qualification (IELTS 6.5, PTE 62) See http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/entry/english/.

Full-time and Part-time options available

Months of entry


Course content

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. This course is an IET Accredited Programme and can also lead to membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, subject to suitable project and choice of modules.

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%.

The taught element of the course includes 8 x core modules and 2 x elective modules to be chosen from an extensive list.

Core Business Modules: -

  • Financial Analysis & Control Systems

Plus at least one of: -

  • Strategic Marketing
  • Organisations, People & Performance

Core Operations/Technology Modules

  • Logistics & Operations Management
  • Project Planning Management & Control
  • Operations Strategy For Industry
  • Product Design & Development Management
  • Quality, Reliability & Maintenance
  • Manufacturing Technology


The project is worth 50% of the final grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills.

For Engineering Business Management the project can be related to the management of companies in a number of different industrial sectors and can address many different aspects of business management such as operational, financial, human resource, supply chain or strategic management issues.

After you Graduate

Graduates can expect to go on to work as leaders 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.

Take a look at our Alumni profiles to read about what some of our past students thought of the course and where they have gone onto work: - www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/why/student_profiles/.

See http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/graduate/ for more information on careers support and graduate prospects at WMG.

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
International students

WMG will be awarding over £600,000 in scholarships and bursaries to students commencing study on our full-time MSc programmes beginning in October 2017.

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.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation50 (20,000 words)

Course contact details

Cathy Fawcett
+44 (0) 2476 5 75889
+44 (0) 2476 5 24783