Taught course

International Technology 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 (or professional if 2+ years experience) * English qualification (IELTS 6.5, PTE 62) See http://www.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/entry/english/.

Months of entry


Course content

Many of the best known companies in the world (Microsoft, Nokia, Rolls Royce and Sony) base their global commercial success on their ability to innovate and apply new technologies in both products and operating processes.

These abilities are now becoming critical for any organisation wishing to operate successfully on the international stage. This Masters programme is designed to provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the key issues facing such organisations, covering a wide range of topics and is aimed at those wishing to take a leading role in managing innovation and technological change in an international environment.

The Course will Provide:

The knowledge to manage the development, acquisition and operation of technology in a global competitive environment and contribute to the management of international operations and collaborative activities.

You will develop the skills to generate solutions through product & process development and continually improve international competitiveness.

You will understand the impact of e-business technologies and develop skills to contribute to the strategic aspects of design management.

Course Structure

50% of the Master's credit comes from the dissertation. This should be related to the management of technology or technical functions in an international context. The taught element of the course includes 8 x core modules and 2 x elective modules to be chosen from an extensive list.

The core modules are:

  • Financial Analysis and Control Systems
  • Product Design and Development Management
  • Global Business Environment
  • Supply Chain Integration
  • Organisations, People and Performance
  • Technology Management
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Collaborative Product Development


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

For International Technology Management, the project will relate to the management of technology or technical functions in an international context.

After you Graduate

Sucessful completion of this course can lead to employment as managers and leaders in a wide variety of key functions within 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/.

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


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