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  • Foreign: $ 27.9k / Year
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    "Develop key management and technology skills, including leadership, in order to drive excellence across a business"

    Designed for

    Management for Business Excellence is an innovative MSc degree course designed for those who want to become leaders and managers of business excellence in technology-based organisations. It is suitable for high achievers who want to be challenged in the way they think about business management and problems.

    We will provide you with

    • A detailed understanding of the philosophies, strategies, processes and techniques that enable change and the management of excellence in a business.

    • You will develop key management and technology skills, including leadership, customer focused product and process development, asset & resource management, and 6-sigma.

    • This highly rewarding course taught thorough blended learning to critical autonomy and deep learning will make you extremely sought after in the employment market.

    After You Graduate

    Graduates of this course could expect to find employment as managers and leaders of business development, new product development, manufacturing, quality assurance, human resource management or customer services.

    With further experience, you would expect to attain a key executive role and be responsible for leading strategy and policy.

    You will have the skills and knowledge necessary to benchmark organizational performance against world best-in-class and the ability to drive corporate transformation and improvement, leading to international recognition of the enterprise for all aspects of corporate performance including, market share, customer satisfaction, employee development and financial results, to name but a few.

    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:

    Graduates from Warwick are highly sought after by graduate employers. Employers often visit the campus to present to and recruit students directly from Warwick. You can also attend workshops run by the award winning Warwick Careers Service who offer assistance in finding graduates jobs for up to 3 years after graduation.
    WMG also have their own placements Manager who actively looks for and promotes job opportunities to our students.

    All courses start on Monday 5th October 2015.

    Course structure

    The course is modular - each student takes a combination of core and elective modules. 10 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.
    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%.

    Modules

    Between 7 and 9 core modules are specified for each of the MSc courses and these modules are compulsory. The core modules for each course are listed on the relevant course pages.

    In addition to the core modules you can choose additional elective modules from an extensive list to make up to 10 modules for the course. There are a range of elective modules available, focussed on management, business, technology and other subject areas. And so you can choose your elective modules to tailor the degree to your interest and to support your future career aspirations.

    Assessment

    The course is assessed through Post Module Assignments and a major research project.

    Post Module Assignments (PMA)

    At the end of every module you will be given a post module assignment (PMA). This is a piece of assessed, written work which enables you to delve more deeply into the subject area of the module. It should take you 40-60 hours to complete and the submission deadline is four weeks after the end of the module.

    Project and Dissertation

    Throughout the year, alongside your modules and PMA’s, you will undertake a major individual research project which you then submit in the form of a dissertation at the end of August, followed by an oral exam where your Project Supervisor and an independent supervisor will discuss your project with you.

    You do not need to choose your project in advance. At the beginning of your MSc course, you will be provided with a wide range of project titles which you can choose from. Many projects relate closely to research developments in industry or research at WMG.

    The project accounts for 50% of MSc grade and through choosing a project suited to your interest and future career aspirations, this another great way to tailor your degree.

    Industry Relevance

    WMG work closely with industry to ensure their course content is up to date and that what is being taught to students and the teaching methods used are relevant to today’s industry needs. Our courses are taught by academic staff with backgrounds in industry who are supported by visiting lecturers currently working in senior positions in industry. You will also have regular opportunities to go out on day trips to industry, visiting the sites of well-known companies to experience in practice the theory of what you learning and see how it is applied in industry.



    Program requirements

    Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalentIELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional) English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

    WMG are offering up to 50 scholarships to students commencing study in October 2015 on WMG full-time Masters Programmes, giving up to 50% discount on tuition fees.

    WMG also offer country specific bursaries giving automatic discount on tuition fees to offer holders of WMG MSc Courses as follows: -

    • Latin American Students – 20% discount on tuition fees

    • Mexican Students – 25% discount on tuition fees
      (in accordance with Warwick's agreement with CONACYT)

    • Syrian Students – 20% discount on tuition fees

    • Turkish Students - 25% discount on tuition fees

    For more information on these opportunities, please see our website.

    Other scholarship and funding opportunities for students studying on WMG MSc Courses include: -

    • Banco Santander Scholarships for WMG students

    • Colfuturo Scholarship Loan – Latin American Students

    • Chevening - The UK government’s global scholarship programme scholarships can cover the full cost of study and are offered in over 110 countries.
      More information is available from the Chevening website – applications now closed.

    • CONACyT – For Mexican Students

    • Li Xiaoming Scholarships

    • Marshall Scholarship

    • Banco de Mexico FIDERH

    • British Council GREAT Scholarships

    • WMG and The Central Bank of India (CBI) have an agreement that all Indian students applying for one of WMG's Masters courses can now take advantage of fast-track loan arrangements provided by the CBI. This will ensure a swift and speedy response to applications regarding loans to support MSc study in WMG at the University of Warwick.

    For more information on scholarship opportunities, please see the Graduate School Website or the Warwick International Office Website.

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