Programmes

Master of Science in Engineering Business Management

Full-time

Programme Overview

Developed, fully taught and awarded by The University of Warwick, UK, The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching, for innovation and for links with business and industry.

The University of Warwick

  • Ranked 51st in QS World University Rankings 2016/2017
  • A member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK universities
  • Top 10 of UK league tables (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016/The Guardian University League Table 2016)

WMG, a part of the university, has strong links with companies world-wide. WMG has pioneered an international model for working with industry, commerce and public sectors – understanding a company’s strategy and working in partnership with them to find innovative solutions through multi-disciplinary research.

This programme is a fully delivered by practitioners from WMG, Europe’s largest Academia based learning institution for industry.

Programme Highlights:

  • Three-way participation: University + Organisation + Participant
  • Combine academic excellence with industrial experience
  • Developed with industry to address real-world problems
  • First-hand understanding of issues facing modern business and industry
  • Application-based assignments and projects
  • Global experience and inputs

Benefits to Businesses:

  • On the job (in-company) assignments & projects
  • Approach business issue as you would with an external consultant
  • Immediate application of both concepts and tools

This programme is suitable for professionals in business, engineering, IT or scientific discipline.

 


Course Start Date & End Date

2 intakes in a year, April and October

April 2017 Intake
8 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2018*

October 2017 Intake
2 Oct 2017 - 30 Sep 2018*

*Date & period is subject to change by the University

Fee

S$32,100.00

Application Fees applies

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST, but exclude textbooks and course material.

 

Application

Application Closing Date for October 2017 Intake:

5 August 2017 


 


Events & Programme Briefings

  • The University of Warwick - Postgraduate Programme Briefing

    Come join us on Sat May 27 20:00:00 SGT 2017, Sat May 27 20:00:00 SGT 2017 - Sat May 27 21:00:00 SGT 2017, at Blk B, Level 5, SR B.5.11, SIMHQ, 461 Clementi Road, Singapore 599491 ...

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  • The University of Warwick - Postgraduate Programme Consultation

    Come join us on Thu Jun 22 01:30:00 SGT 2017, Thu Jun 22 01:30:00 SGT 2017 - Thu Jun 22 03:30:00 SGT 2017, at Student Recruitment Centre, Blk A, Level 2, Meeting Room 2A, SIM HQ, 461 Clementi Road, Singapore 599491 ...

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Mastery in managing engineering & technology

Designed to develop abilities to manage and lead, the programme provides an opportunity for professionals to expand their knowledge and strengthen their skill set in the engineering, manufacturing and processed-based industry.In this programme, you get the opportunity to learn:

  • Processes and technologies used by engineering and technology-based businesses
  • Management and operational requirements of a business
  • Use of analytical tools and techniques
  • A methodical approach to problem-solving and decision-making
  • How to improve internal and external operations
  • How to research, analyse and evaluate complex business information

Career Prospects/Further Education

Graduates can expect to be employed 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. 

Graduates can also explore pursuing a Doctorate with the University. 


 

Mode of Delivery/Session Timetable

Teaching faculty for module component – Academics from The University of Warwick

The programme has a structured curriculum of 9 modules and a dissertation. Each module is delivered on a modular-basis over a month. The modules are delivered intensively over 5 full days in the day and for some modules, over week nights and full day on weekends.

Each modules comprises approximately 40 contact hours delivered in sessions of 3 to 9 hours usually over 1 week or 2 weekends.

Lectures are held in classes at SIM campus unless otherwise stated.

Students are expected to spend most of their time at SIMTech premise to complete assigned project for their MSc dissertation.

Course materials are accessible online. Students are recommended to access study and research materials on their personal computers for in-class coursework and dissertation.

Modules

 Choose at least 2 modules from the following categories:

 Business

  • Financial Analysis and Control Systems
  • Business Strategy and Strategic Management
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Leading Change
  • Legal Aspects of Global Business
  • Organisations, People and Performance


Choose at least 5 modules from the following categories:

Operations

  • Innovation
  • Lean Principles and Applications
  • Logistics and Operations Management
  • Product Design and Development Management
  • Programme and Project Strategy
  • Project Planning, Management and Control
  • Procurement and Inventory Management
  • Quality Management and Techniques
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Storage and Warehousing Techniques
  • Transport Techniques and Management

Technology

  • Materials Engineering
  • Manufacturing Process Technology

 The remaining 2 modules may be from any category above. 

Students will be offered modules based on the first 9 modules commencing from the start of the programme.

The modules offered will be at the discretion of The University of Warwick and SIM.

Dissertation

Students will work on a genuine business issue for their MSc dissertation.

Students will complete the dissertation in accordance with the University’s guidelines and standards under the guidance of SIMTech professionals.

The dissertation will be moderated by a senior member of the University upon completion.

All dissertation consultation must be done during candidature period.

On completion, students are required to conduct an oral presentation on their dissertation topic.

Module Synopses

Duration of Programme/Candidature Period

1 year full-time programme

Students who have not completed the programme requirements in the candidature period will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

Minimum Class Size

Minimum class size to commence: 25 students

If the programme fails to commence due to low take-up rate, students will be informed within 1 month before class commencement.   

Entry Requirements

 Qualifications in business, engineering, IT or scientific discipline. Candidates with good honours degrees in other disciplines who can show proof of satisfactory numeracy may also be considered. 

  • Bachelor’s degree (2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent)
  • Candidates with other qualifications can be assessed on individual merits 

English Proficiency Requirement 

Local Applicants: 

  • Applicants whose entry qualification was attained in Singapore with at least three years of study in an English medium institution is exempted from English Proficiency Requirement.

International Applicants:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each band); or
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) with a minimum score of 62 (with at least 51 in each of the 4 component scores)

Other Requirements

  • Two satisfactory academic/industrial reference letters
  • A letter of academic interest and your objectives in undertaking postgraduate study

An interview by the Programme Director and/or Programme Faculty may be required as part of the admission process. Applicants not meeting the formal academic requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants who have a work permit or employment pass can be considered for admission.
 

Course Fee

Programme fee: S$32,100.00, payable in 3 payments

Per payment payable before each semester: S$10,700.00*

Per module fee: S$3,210.00

Repeat fee per module: S$3,210.00

*Per payment constitutes 3 module fees and 30-credits of dissertation module

Application Fee applies

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST, but do not include textbooks and course material. Valid for April and October intakes in Year 2016.

Scholarships & Awards

SIM Postgraduate Scholarships available
 

Exemption Eligibility

Nil 

Profile

The average teacher student ratio 1: 35

Click here for Lecturers’ Profile and Teaching Modules

Assessment & Exams

Students are assessed by continuous assessment through coursework – application of concepts and tools to solve company problems.

The coursework and MSc dissertation components are worth 50% of the programme's total credits.

Progression

Participants will be allowed to progress through each module upon the completion of its coursework.

Attendance Requirement

100%

Award & Graduation

Complete all 9 modules and a MSc dissertation, and meet the programme’s conferral requirements to attain the Master of Science in Engineering Business Management degree.

For more comprehensive information on the programme, please download a copy of its brochure.
 

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