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Why Study in WMG

Why study in WMG?

Reasons to study at WMG

In WMG, we champion innovation and collaboration. Our education programmes combine theoretical and analytical breadth with practical depth, to create leaders and innovators that will make a positive mark on the world.

From technology and engineering to business and management, our courses will provide you with academic excellence and industrial relevance. Our close links with business, industry and governments, coupled with our international outlook attracts a rich and diverse education community.

WMG is one of the largest academic departments at the University of Warwick


Levels of study across Undergraduate & Postgraduate


Taught courses delivered on Warwick's campus


Countries represented in the student body


Merit-based scholarships and bursaries


Alumni around the world


WMG buildings across the Warwick campus

World-class education

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 69th 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.

Learning environment

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

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).

Teaching faculty

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.

Global community

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.

Beyond the classroom

We believe that it is important for you to make the most out of your student experience, both within academic and social contexts. Through WMG's programme of extra-curricular activities and dedicated support, you'll enhance your CV, develop academic skills, network with businesses and get to know your fellow students. WMG has a dedicated Student Experience team helping you get the most out of your time at the University. And, as a student at Warwick, you will also have access to the range of services that the University provides.

Part-time programmes

Are you looking to combine work with study? We recognise the benefits of learning while you are working. From Degree Apprenticeships to part-time Master’s programmes, we are passionate about offering engaging experiences to our learners and supporting companies with their workforce strategies. We understand that your needs as a part-time learner are different to those of our full-time students, so we are set up to support you during your time on campus and in the workplace.

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The University of Warwick achieves top 10 status in UK league tables and recognition as one of the top universities in the world.

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Based in the West Midlands, our University is at the heart of the UK. We’re close to two major city centres, Coventry and Birmingham, and just an hour from London by train.

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Three and four-year full-time programmes across cyber security and engineering.

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Master’s Degrees

One-year programmes across business, management, digital, technology and engineering.

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Part-time Master’s

Three-year part-time study across leadership, supply chain and engineering.

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Degree Apprenticeships

Level 6 and 7 Degree Apprenticeships across a range of subjects.

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