Master of Science in Engineering Business Management 

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Programme Overview

Academic Level
Academic Level

Postgraduate/Masters, Single Major

Awarded by
Awarded by

WMG, University of Warwick, UK

Programme type
Programme type

Full-time & Part-time, (Full-time, 1 year | Part-time, 2 years)

Campus location
Campus location

SIM Headquarters

Application Dates
Application Dates

To be advised

Estimated Fees (incl. GST)
Estimated Fees

(incl. GST)*

S$35,149.50 to S$36,906.44

* Exclude application fee, preparatory or bridging course fee, and other fees. Refer to the Fees & Financial Aid section for details.

Master of Science in Engineering Business Management, University of Warwick


Programme Outline

Awarded and developed by: WMG, University of Warwick, UK

Mastering value creation for technology-based organisations 

Progressive, technology-led companies are looking for people with both the practical engineering skills and the management skills to drive productivity and profitability. 

This programme delivers a broad education in engineering management and business, focusing on the key value adding activities of: market, product and process development; operations, logistics and supply chain management; and core and emerging technology. 

  • Top in the UK and ranked 2nd in Western Europe for MSc Engineering Business Management (Eduniversal Best Master’s Ranking for Industrial and Operations Management 2021)  

Why WMG Master’s? 

  • Three-way participation: University + Organisation + Participant 
  • Combine academic excellence with industrial experience 
  • First-hand understanding of issues facing modern business and industry 
  • Application-based assignments and projects 
  • Developed with industry to address real-world problems 
  • Global inputs and experience 
 

Benefits to Organisations/Businesses 

  • On the job (in-company) assignments & projects 
  • Approach business issues as you would with an external consultant 
  • Immediate application of both concepts and tools 

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Learning Outcomes

You will: 

  1. Understand the processes and technologies used by engineering businesses 
  2. Appreciate the functional relations between business divisions that can optimise efficiency and competitiveness 
  3. Gain analytical tools and techniques to improve internal and external operations 
  4. Develop skills in the research, analysis, and evaluation of complex business problems, and gain a methodical approach to problem solving and decision making 

Further Studies & Career Prospects

There are many different career paths open to EBM graduates. As a graduate of EBM, you can expect to be employed as a leader of business development, manufacturing, quality assurance, human resources, or customer service in a wide variety of manufacturing or service organisations, particularly where technology plays a significant part in business success

Students from this course go into a variety of roles, including:  

  • Customer Operations Manager 
  • Project Controller 
  • Trade Analyst 
  • Consultant Analyst 
  • Engineering Project Manager
  • Head of Assembly for an automotive manufacturer 
  • Senior Procurement Manager 
  • Investment Strategy Engineer 
  • Product Marketing Engineer 
  • Technology Analyst

Also, graduates may further their studies in PhD and doctoral programmes from universities around the world upon completion of this programme.

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Why study at SIM x The University of Warwick

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SIM is the leading private education institution in Singapore. 

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Warwick was ranked University of the Year for Teaching Quality (Sunday Times’ Good University Guide 2022)  

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64th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023) 

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6th most frequently targeted university among UK’s top employers (The Graduate Market in 2022, High Fliers Research). 

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Intake Dates

Jan 2023
Part-time Intake 

PROGRAMME DURATION

7 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2024 (2 years) 

APPLICATION PERIOD

To be advised

Date & period is subject to change by the University. 

Full-time 

Programme duration / maximum candidature: 1 year 

Part-time 

Programme duration: 2 years 
Maximum candidature: 3 years 

There will not be any refund or recourse should participants fail to complete the programme requirements within the candidature period. 

Curriculum

Structure

  • Comprise nine taught modules and a dissertation, totalling to 180 credits. 
    • Taught modules – 90 credits 
    • MSc Dissertation – 90 credits 
  • Delivered on a modular basis at SIM campus, every module is approximately made up of 40 contact hours. All learning resources are accessible online by participants to support study and research on their personal computers for in-class coursework and dissertation. 
  • Fully taught by faculty from WMG, University of Warwick, ensuring the same academic input for the Singapore programme. 
    View a list of lecturers’ teaching modules (PDF 219 KB) 
  • Average Teacher-Participant Ratio – 1:35 
  • Exemptions: Nil  
  • Minimum Class Size: 20 participants to commence. If the class fails to commence due to low take-up rate, participants will be informed within one month before programme commencement with the refund of application fee. 
  • Face-to-face Delivery: Generally held in classes on SIM campus unless otherwise stated. 
 

Full-time 
Participants will be offered modules based on the first 9 modules commencing from the start of the programme. Every module is typically delivered over a month, with intensive lessons over five full days in the day and for some modules, over week nights and full day on weekends i.e. in sessions of 3 to 9 hours usually over 1 week or 2 weekends. 
Participants are expected to spend most of their time at SIMTech premise to complete assigned project for their MSc dissertation. 

Part-time 
Modules are delivered typically in January, March, May, July, September and November, usually 3 hours on weekdays and 9 hours on weekends. Generally, participants may choose from the modules offered at SIM during the candidature period however, it is recommended of participants to complete modules in the first eighteen months and focus on dissertation in the remaining six months. 

Typical Module Schedule 
Mon – Fri: 6:30pm – 10pm (Wed: no class) 
Sat: 9am – 6pm (2 weekends) 
Sun: 9am – 6pm (1 weekend) 

Schedule is subject to change by the University.

Assessment & Attendence

  • 100% attendance rate 
  • Participants will be assessed by coursework – the application of concepts and tools to solve company problems. Coursework can take various forms such as written assignment, project, presentation etc. The assessments are subject to change by the University and some coursework may be group-based. 
  • Participants will progress through each module upon completion of its coursework.

Requirements to Graduate

 To attain the Master of Science in Engineering Business Management, participants must successfully complete the coursework of nine modules, an MSc Dissertation and meet the conferral requirements of the programme. 

 The degree awarded and the degree certificate will be the same as that awarded in the UK. 

 A degree congregation ceremony presided by the University of Warwick is normally held once every two years at SIM HQ. Alternatively, graduates may choose to attend the degree congregation in January or July in the UK.

Modules

The modules offered will be at the discretion of WMG, University of Warwick and SIM. 

Select at least two modules from the Business category: 

Business 

  • Financial Analysis and Control Systems 
  • Business Strategy and Strategic Management 
  • International Joint Ventures 
  • Legal Aspects of Global Business 

Select at least five modules from the Operations and Technology categories: 

Operations 

  • Innovation 
  • Lean Principles and Applications 
  • Logistics and Operations Management 
  • Managing the Multi-Project/Programme Environment* 
  • Procurement and Inventory Management 
  • Product Design and Development Management 
  • Programme and Project Strategy 
  • Project Planning, Management and Control 
  • Quality Management and Techniques 
  • Storage and Warehousing Techniques 
  • Supply Chain Management 
  • Transport Techniques and Management 

Technology 

  • Materials Engineering 
  • Manufacturing Process Technology 
 

The remaining two modules may be from any of the categories above. 
View list of modules and descriptions (PDF 386 KB) 

Participants will work on a genuine business issue for their MSc dissertation, guided by industrialists** and academic supervisors, in compliance with the University’s guidelines and standards. All dissertation consultations and submission must be conducted during the candidature period. 

On completion, dissertations will be moderated by a senior member of the University and participants are required to conduct an oral presentation on their dissertation topic. 


* Pre-requisite module: Project Planning, Management and Control 

* Full-time participants will do their dissertation under the guidance of SIMTech professionals.

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Admission Criteria

Accepted Entry Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (UK Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent) or 
  • Bachelor’s degree (UK Lower 2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent) with at least two years of relevant post-qualification professional experience; or  
  • Successful completion of WMG’s relevant Postgraduate Award; or 
  • Successful completion of SIM Graduate Diploma Programme; or 
  • Mature candidates (at least 30 years old) with a Singapore Local Polytechnic Diploma and at least eight years of relevant work experience. 

Candidates with other qualifications can be assessed on individual merit. 

Applicants who have a work permit or employment pass can be considered for admission to part-time study. 

English Language Requirements

A Secure English Language Test (SELT) is required as proof of English Language Proficiency. This test must have been conducted within 2 years of the formal start date for the programme. 

  • IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each band); or 
  • TOEFL 92 (iBT) overall with scores in listening=21, speaking=23, reading=22 and writing=21; or  
  • Pearson Test in English (Academic) with a minimum score of 62 (with at least 59 in each of the four component scores); 

Applicants whose entry qualification was attained in Singapore or other English Speaking Country (as defined by UKVI) in the last two years with at least two years of study in an English medium institution are exempted from English Proficiency Requirement. 

  • Applicants who have worked in an international company for at least the last two years where English is the day to day language of business may be exempted from the English Proficiency Requirement based on written company evidence of their proficiency in the use of English for Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing on a daily basis. 

Other Requirements

  • Two satisfactory academic/industrial referees, and 
  • A letter of academic interest and objective in undertaking postgraduate study 

An interview by the Programme Director and / or Programme Faculty may be required as part of the admission process.  

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Fees & Financial Aid

All fees are inclusive of prevailing GST for the intakes in 2022 and are payable before term/module commencement (exclude textbooks).

Payment to SIM can be made through SIMConnect using Credit Card (Visa or Master), PayNow, eNETS, OCBC Interest-free Instalment Plan (min. S$500) and cheques.  

Programme Fees

Fees are payable over three instalments in April, October, and January. Per instalment payable is based on the number of modules taken in each term. 

Part-time: Fees are payable on a per-module basis.  

Full-time:

Breakdown 

Fee

Per Module (applies to repeat fee, subject to approval) 

S$3,539.56 (international students, full-time) 
S$3,370.50 (local students, full-time & part-time) 

MSc Project 

S$5,050.40 (international students, full-time) 
S$4,815.00 (local students, full-time & part-time) 

Total 

S$36,906.44 (international students, full-time) 
S$35,149.50 (local students, full-time & part-time) 

Mandatory One-time Fees

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST

International Student Induction Fee 

A one-time fee payable by new full-time international students. This fee covers pre-arrival and arrival support, including activities to enhance the international student learning experience. 

As applicable, this is payable with the programme fee’s first instalment. 

S$428.00 

Application Fee 

Payable for each application form that is submitted. Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. The fee will be refunded fully only if the intake does not commence. Unpaid applications will not be processed. 

Local applicants: S$96.30 

International applicants: S$481.50 (not inclusive of all fees related to Student’s Pass application)