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International Technology Management - MSc (Full-Time, 2019 Entry)

This degree is designed for graduates who aspire to lead a high-tech, high-growth, globally operating companies. Typically, students will have a background in business management, IT, engineering, or other technical fields such as telecommunications.

Through the course, you’ll gain the expertise to manage the development, acquisition and operation of technology in a global, competitive environment and to contribute to the management of international operations.

The programme aims to create flexible individuals who can analysis business opportunities, operationalise technologies, and innovate in ways of working.

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This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Core Modules:

Listed below are the core modules for this course. To see a detailed description pleace click on each module title:

Optional Modules:

One elective module can be chosen from a list of options, allowing you the flexibility to tailor the course in line with your specific interests. To see the full list of modules and their descriptions please visit this page. Restrictions apply.

Teaching:

We blend lectures with seminars, practical exercises, labs, case studies, simulations, and industrial games to encourage teamwork and practical grounding of the course material. Technology enabled learning, e-learning and forum activities also support classroom learning. Class sizes are kept small with around 30 students in each, to encourage interaction. Larger scale lectures are delivered for some modules and are backed up by seminar and syndicate activities.

Contact Hours:

40 hours per week during module weeks (9.00am – 6.30pm).

There are 9 x modules over the course of the year. Between modules, you will have workshops, supervisor meetings, industrial visits, and will be working on Post Module Assignments and your dissertation.

Class Sizes:

Lectures (ocassional): up to 200 students

Seminars and the majority of classroom based modules: 30 per class

Workshops and other syndicate activities: 6-8 per group

Assessment

There are no written exams. After each module you will be assessed by a written post-module assignment (PMA). This typically requires 40 – 60 hours of work and consolidates your learning. Some modules will also include an in-module individual or group assessment or test.

  • 9 x Post Module Assignments (3,000 – 4,000 words each) (50% of Master’s credit)
  • 20,000 dissertation (50% of Master’s credit)

As an ITM graduate, there are numerous career paths open to you.

Having developed a strong understanding of how technology can best be exploited to contribute to global success, you will be especially suited to roles in companies which operate internationally.

You can expect a leadership position within a variety of key functions in manufacturing, or service organisations, particularly where technology plays a significant part in business success.

Recent ITM graduates have gone into roles such as:

  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • IT Analyst
  • Technical Product Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Certification Manager

The job roles have been for global companies including:

  • IBM
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Vidyo Telecommunications
  • Cisco Systems
  • Capgemini
  • Huawei

We welcome prospective students to come and meet us. We organise 3-4 Open Days each academic year as well as bookable fortnightly ‘Drop-In’ sessions.

If you are interested in finding out more information about our events, or would like to attend one, please visit this page.

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Essential information

Course Code

P-H1PU

Duration

Full-time: 1 year

(October 2019 - October 2020)

Entry Requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in IT, business, engineering, or a science related discipline.

English Language Requirements

Band A

IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.

Department of Study

WMG

Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

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Scholarships

WMG will be awarding over £700,000 in scholarships and bursaries to students commencing study on our full-time MSc programmes beginning in October 2019. Awards will be based on past academic achievement, previous experience, extracurricular activities, reasons for study, and your vision for the future.

Up to a total of 50 WMG Excellence Scholarships will be awarded on a % discount of the tuition fees. Awards will range from 25% to 50% fee discount.

Additional Course Costs

Printing and binding of two hard copies of your dissertation.

Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.

How to Apply

Department website

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This information is applicable for 2019 entry.