WMG is one of the largest academic departments at the University of Warwick. Studying at Warwick, a top 10 UK university, means you will be receiving a world-class education, with academic rigour. Warwick is a member of the Russell Group institutions, and it ranks 67th in the World (QS World University Rankings 2024). Renowned for teaching and research excellence, you will benefit from being part of the large and vibrant academic community.
Classrooms are hubs of innovation, where academic theories meet practical insights. Designed to simulate the workplace, you will work on collaborative tasks, simulations, and case studies to tackle real-world challenges with your peers. The focus on hands-on learning, industry teaching, and the practical application of knowledge ensures that you are not only well versed in theory, but you can also apply that knowledge in real-world scenarios.
Industrial relevance underpins all of WMG education, with programmes designed to align with the ever-evolving demands of the industrial landscape. As a student, you’ll engage in practical, real-world projects that tackle industry challenges head-on. WMG's links with business and industry means students can benefit from guest lectures, networking opportunities and research collaborations providing first-hand exposure to current industry practices.
Enhanced career prospects
Our programmes are designed to equip you with the practical skills and knowledge sought after by global industry. Through a blend of hands-on projects, industry collaborations, and expert supervision, you’ll gain the confidence to drive innovation and excel in your chosen field. Warwick’s global reputation, coupled with our strong industry connections, means WMG graduates are in high demand. Our alumni achieve key positions in a range of leading companies, making meaningful impact both within business and society. Whether you're looking to advance in your current career or switch to a new field, WMG will give you a competitive edge. The University of Warwick is also one of the top 5 most targeted universities by top graduate employers (High Fliers, The Graduate Market 2023).
Our teaching staff, comprising experts with extensive industry backgrounds, infuse their teaching with real-world examples, making the learning experience immediately applicable to the workplace. Guest lecturers and industry specialist are also a feature on our courses.
We’re a global community made up of students and staff from over 80 countries. In 2021/22, we welcomed over 3,500 to study with us across all study levels. This rich and diverse network of students and staff will enable you to develop networks and connections across the world. Upon graduation, you will be part of our global alumni community of over 27,000 WMG graduates.
Academic and professional skills
The skills you will develop whilst studying with us will add significantly more value than academic content alone. You will learn to analyse, evaluate and tackle the subject matter in depth. WMG's emphasis on innovation and creativity nurtures an entrepreneurial mindset. These transferable skills, combined with a strong foundation in your chosen subject, will empower you to thrive in a range of diverse industries and roles.
You can open the doors to a wealth of career opportunities with a WMG education.