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Management (MSc) (Course Closed 2021 Entry)

Accounting and Finance (BSc) (Full-Time, 2020 Entry)

  • Course Code
  • P-N2N3
  • Course Type
  • Postgraduate Taught
  • Qualification
  • MSc
  • Duration
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Location of Study
  • University of Warwick

Kick start your management career on Management MSc at Warwick. Warwick Business School, ranked 1st in the UK by The Economist*, has expertly designed this intensive and immersive MSc to transform you into a successful manager. *The Economist Which MBA? 2019 Masters in Management Ranking.

Update 24.05.21: This course is now closed for our 2021 intake. Applications for our 2022 intake will open in October 2021 – we recommend applying early due to a highly competitive selection process.

Our MSc Management course will help transform you from an ambitious graduate into a successful manager. Inspired by our highly ranked MBA courses, the MSc Management is an intensive and immersive course, ideal if you have aspirations for senior leadership roles in management. You will learn to apply the skills you require in a range of environments including marketing, purchasing, strategic customer management, business consultancy and organisational development. You will also refine and build upon your soft skills including communication, team working, and presentation skills through individual and group work, and develop your personal and professional skills in decision-making, problem-solving, analysis, and critical reflection.

Core Modules

  • Strategy Analysis and Practice
  • Customer Value Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Leading and Managing Change
  • Business Immersion and Critical Thinking
  • Foundations of Financial and Management Accounting
  • Dissertation

Optional Modules

Previously, a selection of the following options have been offered:

  • Project Management
  • Digital Marketing Technology and Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing
  • Forecasting for Decision Makers
  • Business Analytics for Managers


Students on this MSc will typically receive between 27 and 30 contact hours per module.

Assessment for modules varies to fit the subject being studied. You will have some individual assignments where we present the business challenge we want you to address, and others where we ask you to choose. In addition, group assignments will give you the chance to work together with your fellow students, and some will have an element of peer assessment to help you develop your skills in teams. Some modules conclude with an exam and the course will conclude with the completion of your individual dissertation.

You can also apply to join one of the international study weeks to gain an awareness of international business culture through first-hand experience. In recent years we have offered study weeks at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, Madrid, Rome, and the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business. Places on these study weeks are optional and limited, and students will be able to partake in an application and selection process to take part once they have begun on the course.

Skills from this degree

  • Accelerate your career path toward management and leadership roles, learning to lead and manage change in business
  • Opportunity to immerse yourself in international business culture on our International Study Weeks
  • Accredited by the Association of MBAS (AMBA) and inspired by our renowned MBA programmes

Minimum requirements 2:i undergraduate degree. Our students come from diverse backgrounds including arts, social sciences, humanities, engineering and mathematics

English language requirements Band B
IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above

International Students
We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international entry requirements page.

For up-to-date information concerning fees, funding and scholarships for Home, EU and Overseas students please visit Warwick's Fees and Funding webpage.

Additional Course Costs

Warwick offers further information on expected living costs.

A number of students will be selected in a competitive process to go on a study trip – flights, accommodation, teaching, and company visits will be funded by Warwick Business School, but students will have to pay for meals when they are not studying (free days) and some evening meals.


We have over £1 million of WBS Scholarships available to the strongest candidates to our Master’s courses. You will automatically be considered for a WBS Scholarship upon submitting your course application. Scholarship awards range from 15% of your tuition fee to a maximum of 50% for exceptional candidates.

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: Accenture, Amazon, Arup, BAE Systems, BNP Paribas, CitiBank, Deloitte, Delphi, European Central Bank, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Morgan Stanley, Nielsen, Rolls-Royce, Shell, UBS and Unilever. They have pursued roles such as: actuaries; business and financial project management professionals; chief executives and senior officials; economists, estimators, valuers and assessors, finance and investment analysts and advisers, investment/merchant bankers and taxation experts.

WBS CareersPlus service
We offer you a comprehensive pre-arrival, student, and alumni careers service. You will have access to one-to-one career guidance appointments, CV checks and tailored mock interviews.

There are a number of different ways to visit the University of Warwick throughout the year. We host bespoke PG visits, where you can talk directly with your chosen department and explore our campus through a personalised tour. Some departments also host their own events and open days, where you can learn more about your department or course of study. To find out more about all of these opportunities, visit our Postgraduate Visits page.