Our MSc in e-Business Management has been designed for those who wish to operate effectively in the e-business environment and manage either the transformation of existing business processes or creation of new e-business activity.
The course is suitable for graduates from a whole range of science, engineering and business backgrounds as well as those with a qualification in IT.
The techniques to evaluate and manage strategic development of e-business based organisations and manage appropriate enabling e-business technologies
You will learn how to evaluate, manage and improve the operational functions of an organisation and apply the concepts of systems integration to the design and development of products and services through market analysis.
Graduates can expect to be employed in information technology and software related companies, enterprises with existing or developing online e-business initiatives, particularly those in the engineering and/or manufacturing sector.
Successful alumni often go into IT and e-business consultancy roles, both self-employed and in large consultancy groups.
* Students with a background of study in a Computer Science or IT related subject, or significant work experience in IT can be exempted from this module.
If you can gain exemption from some of the core modules because of prior experience or qualifications, then you may choose more electives.
You can choose up to three electives from the list of elective modules.
You are advised to select one or more of the recommended electives which are Enterprise Information Systems, Computer Programming, Collaborative Product Development, Computer Graphics & Visualisation, e-Health Technologies or e-Commerce, although other modules can be selected by agreement.
If you gain exemption from some of the compulsory modules because of prior experience or qualifications, then you must choose more electives.
The project is worth 50% of the final grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills. For e-Business Management the project should normally be related to management or technology-related issues in companies involved in e-Business and e-Commerce.
Work on your project runs concurrently with your module work. In addition to face-to-face meetings, supervisors may expect you to use online tools such as Warwick Forums or Warwick Blogs.
You are expected to devote an appropriate portion of your time and intellectual effort to the project during the course i.e. approximately 900 hours or 6 months study.
Examples of some projects are:
The taught component of the course is a mixture of traditional lectured material, syndicate/group work, large scale delivery, practical work, online learning and forum activities. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields.
Industrial visits are available to all students and the course is assessed through assignments.
Each module will usually last one week.
For our MSc programmes you should normally have obtained at least the equivalent of a UKsecond class honours degree, or an equivalent qualification in a science, engineering, IT, business or management discipline. There are some exceptions according to specific courses so please see the the individual course pages for entry requirements to your chosen programme.
WMG and University of Warwick have representatives in several countries worldwide. If you are applying from overseas and would like advice or assistance in country, you can find a list of our international representatives here. Of course you can always email our admissions team in the UK for advice too.
Please note that due to a software fault, our online application system does not currently work with Chrome. You may also experience problems on iOS devices such as iPad and iPhone. We apologise for this. In the meantime, please use another browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox).
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:
The easiest way to apply us using our online application form. You do not have to complete the application process in one go, you can work through it at your own pace and it is only when you click "submit" that your application is sent to us.
*Please note: Whilst scanned copy documents uploaded online can be used to consider your application, should you be made an offer you will be required to supply either the original or valid copies of your degree transcripts/certificates (officially translated if applicable).
Please only apply for ONE of our courses, do not submit multiple applications to WMG. Once accepted onto one MSc course, you can request a switch to another, although restrictions apply.
There is a £35 non-refundable fee which must be paid to the University before your application can be processed.
Studying at Warwick requires a high level of competence in English. If you are a non-native English speaker you must show English test results equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with broadly consistent scores in the elements of the test. We accept IELTS, Pearson Test in English (Academic) and TOEFL (iBT).
We do not recognise any other English testing system and we do not routinely carry out English proficiency interviews as a substitute for English test results.
If you do not quite meet these standards, but have an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent), we may be able to offer you a place conditional on you attending a 5 or 10 week pre-sessional English course. Students intending to take the pre-sessional course prior an MSc should still apply to WMG.
If you have undertaken three or more years of academic study in higher education in a predominantly English-speaking country, you may be considered for exemption from these English requirements at our discretion.
We do not normally require English test results from students from Nigeria.
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The above scholarships include some that Warwick administers fully, some that Warwick administers partially in collaboration with a partner, and some that we are simply aware of. Please see the details of each individual funding source for how to apply - http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/gsp/scholarship/typesoffunding/masters
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test if you come from a non-English speaking country.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.More information on IELTS
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