Management for Business Excellence (MBE), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
Management for Business Excellence (MBE) from the WMG University of Warwick is an innovative MSc degree course designed for those who want to become leaders and managers of business excellence in industry. It is suitable for high achievers who want to be challenged in the way they think about business management and problems.


This Management for Business Excellence (MBE) programme is offered by the WMG University of Warwick.

The course will provide

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 will make you extremely sought after in the employment market. It will also develop you very much as an individual and a manager, focusing on your specific learning objectives and developing in you the mind-set of a leader, able to challenge conventional norms of management.


The project is worth 50% of the final grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills. For Management of Business Excellence the research-based project allows further integration of understanding.

Learning Style

The aim of the MBE learning environment is to help you to develop critical autonomy and achievement of deep learning.

This course is rich in applied exercises guided by the MBE tutor team, all of whom are acknowledged experts in their fields. This course makes widespread use of e-learning to provide a rich learning environment, respond to all students' needs, stimulate teamwork, and develop a deep understanding of content.

Support is through tutorials and seminars to discuss and explore web-based content, and leads participants to understand contexts and real-world application of theories, principles and techniques alike.

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 organisational 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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Financial Analysis & Control Systems
  • Process Improvement Using Six Sigma
  • Organisations, People & Performance
  • Product Excellence Using Six Sigma
  • Creating Business Excellence
  • Robust Decision Making
  • Leadership & Excellence
  • Knowledge Based Asset Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent
  • IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional)
Special Admission Requirement

Students for Management for Business Excellence (MBE) at WMG University of Warwick are individually selected by the MBE course leader and designer, Mr Paul Roberts. If you are applying for this course, your personal statement must answer five specific questions about your motivation for study.

These five questions are used by the course leader in place of an interview so it is important that you are able to impress him though your answers. You should submit your answers using the ""Personal Statement"" section of your online application, or upload it as a document attached to your application. Please do not email it to us!

It is important for you to have a good understanding of the course and learning environment before you make your application. Please read as widely as possible because MBE is a very distinct programme and you need to demonstrate a good understanding of this to be offered a place. Our current MBE students' blog entries will also give you a useful insight into the programme from the learners perspective.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    23460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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