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

In the context of a global business environment, this programme is about how to deliver value and benefit to ourselves and our customers through the exploitation of innovation and technological change.

Technology Management is of strategic importance to companies and governments worldwide and is essential for national competitiveness and prosperity. This course focuses on emerging technologies and the approaches, tools and techniques to manage these technologies in a global, collaborative environment. Through the course, students will gain the expertise to manage the development, acquisition and operation of technology, and to contribute to the management of international operations. The programme aims to create flexible individuals who can analyse business opportunities, operationalise technologies, and innovate in ways of working. This MSc in International Technology Management is designed for graduates who aspire to a leadership position in high-tech, high-growth, globally operating companies.

As a student, you will gain a broad skill set, which will enable you to manage the development, acquisition and operation of technology in a global, competitive environment. You will learn to evaluate a technology in terms of its potential, its market and the risks involved, how to implement and manage change and how to exploit innovation.

The programme aims to create flexible individuals who can analyse business opportunities, operationalise technologies, and innovate in ways of working.

Course structure and assessment

The curriculum is divided in nine taught modules (eight core modules, and one elective module) 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. Through your project you will have the opportunity to focus on a topic within an area of particular interest to you. For ITM students, this should relate to the management of technology or technical functions within an international context.

Modules

  • Technology Management
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Systems Thinking and Systems Engineering
  • Emerging Technologies for Business
  • Managing Innovation and Change

In addition to the above, two elective module must be chosen from list on our ITM course page.

Future career prospects

As an ITM graduate there are numerous career paths open to you. Having developed a strong understanding of how technology can best be exploited to contribute to global success, you will be especially suited to roles in companies which operate internationally. You can expect a leadership position within a variety of key functions in 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, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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