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Welcome to WMG


Once you have completed enrolment and have started your course, you will have access to WMG's Student PortalLink opens in a new window which is full of information. In the meantime, we hope you find the information below helpful for starting your studies at WMG this autumn!

Term Dates

The Full-time MSc course is one full year (October 2022 - September 2023).

The 22/23 academic year begins on Monday 3 October 2022. Postgraduate study does not follow the usual University term dates; you are expected to be available to attend taught sessions throughout the year.

The only exceptions are the following dates when the University is closed:

  • Friday 23 December 2022 - Monday 2 January 2023 inclusive
  • Friday 7 April - Monday 18 April 2023 inclusive

WMG Induction

The WMG induction commences on Monday 3 October 2022, with a number of sessions including a Welcome to WMG event at 12:30pm in the fabulous Warwick Arts CentreLink opens in a new window, where you will get to meet some key staff and find out about opportunities available to you. Other sessions include Essential Academic Information, Meet the Course Leader and peers, Supporting you at University, careers and skills workshops, campus tours, social events and more! There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions throughout the week. You will also be introduced to the SPA module (Study, Professional and Analytics). To complement the induction face to face activities, there will be an Induction Moodle* which has a lot of important and really useful information. (*Moodle is Warwick's Virtual Learning Environment). Please bring your laptop/smart device to induction sessions.

Timetable/ Modules

Once you are fully enrolled (including uploading your UK entry stamp) and have completed induction week, your personal module schedule will be published via WMG's schedule system. Please note that you will not be booked on to modules until we know you have arrived.

Once you are booked onto a module, you will automatically be enrolled on that module in Moodle (Warwick's Virtual Learning Environment). This will include a detailed session timetable for the module week(s). You will also be added to an MS Team, within which any online elements will be delivered.

If you have already enrolled you will be able to view further information about modules on the Student Portal:

Key Contacts

During induction week, you will get an opportunity to meet your Course Leader who is responsible for your specific MSc course. You will also be allocated a Personal Tutor in the first few weeks of term. Your Personal Tutor will be an academic member of staff at WMG and will help you to settle into the University and try to answer any questions you may have about the department, and the course. Other key staff you will come into contact with during your year are your module tutors, project supervisor, administrative staff and course management.

Once you have enrolled you will be able to view further information about WMG staff on the Student Portal.

Useful Links

SPA (Study, Professional, and Analytical Skills)

SPA (Study, Professional, and Analytical Skills) is a module delivered throughout the year to set you up for academic and professional success. SPA provides a variety of opportunities to learn about topics including critical thinking, academic writing, literature reviews, data analysis, and working in teams. Engage with SPA on Moodle and MS Teams to meet your classmates, develop your skills, and reach your potential.