Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management

The University of Warwick

Programme Overview

Academic Level
Academic Level

Postgraduate/Masters, Single Major

Awarded by
Awarded by

WMG, University of Warwick, UK

Programme type
Programme type

Part-time, 1 year

Campus location
Campus location

SIM Campus

Application Dates
Application Dates

Application has closed

Estimated Fees (incl. GST)
Estimated Fees

(incl. GST)*


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

Postgraduate Award 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. 

  • Graduates can apply credits obtained from this Postgraduate Award and continue on with WMG, University of Warwick’s Master of Science Engineering Business Management programme at SIM.  

  • 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 Postgraduate Award?

  • 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 


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 you. You can expect to be employed in 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. 

Explore 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 amongst many others.

You can also apply credits obtained from this Postgraduate Award and continue on with WMG, University of Warwick’s Master of Science in Engineering Business Management programme at SIM. 

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Zachery Tan
Zachery Tan

Zachery Tan did not initially plan to join his family business, an engineering company that specialises in air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation systems. However, when a crisis struck in 2012, he decided to preserve his father’s lifelong work and help him in rebuilding the company. Along the way, Zachery decided to pick up engineering knowledge and skills with a master’s degree in engineering business management from the University of Warwick. Now, as the Managing Director of Newway, Zachery is responsible for the overall management of the company.

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Intake Dates

Intake 2023


No intake for 2023


Application has closed

Date & period is subject to change by the University. 
Application closing date is usually one month before commencement date. 

The maximum allowed period to complete is 1 year. There will not be any refund or recourse should participants fail to complete the programme requirements within this candidature period. 



  • Comprise three taught modules, totalling to 30 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. 
  • 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.  
  • The modules are delivered typically in January, March, May, July, September and November, usually 3 hours on weekdays and 9 hours on weekends. Participants may choose from the modules offered at SIM during the candidature period. 

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 Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management, participants must successfully complete the coursework of three modules and meet the conferral requirements of the programme. 

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

Credits gained from the post-module assignments can build towards a full Master’s degree in Engineering Business Management with WMG, University of Warwick at SIM.   


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

Select at least one module from the Business category: 


  • Business Strategy and Strategic Management 
  • Financial Analysis and Control Systems 
  • International Joint Ventures 
  • Leading Change 
  • Legal Aspects of Global Business 
  • Organisations, People and Performance 

Select at least one module from the Operations or Technology category: 


  • Innovation 
  • Lean Principles and Applications 
  • Logistics and Operations Management 
  • 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 
  • Transport Techniques and Management 
  • Managing the Multi-Project/Programme Environment* 

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


  • Manufacturing Process Technology 
  • Materials Engineering 

Select one module from any of the categories above. 

View list of modules and descriptions (PDF 386 KB) 


Admission Criteria

Accepted Entry Qualifications

Applicable for 2022 March, May, July and September intakes: 

Qualifications in business, engineering, IT or scientific discipline. Candidates with good honours degrees in other disciplines who can show proof of satisfactory numeracy may also be considered.

  • Bachelor’s degree (2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent); or
  • Ordinary degree with two years of relevant post-qualification industrial experience; or
  • Advanced diploma with two years of relevant post qualification industrial experience; or
  • Company-sponsored candidates who do not satisfy the qualifications listed above may be considered if he possesses at least five years of relevant work experience; or
  • Candidates with other qualifications can be assessed, case-by-case basis, on individual merit

Applicable for 2022 November intake and onwards: 

  • A qualification equivalent to a UK Bachelor’s degree; or
  • Mature candidates (at least 30 years old) with a Singapore local Polytechnic Diploma and at least eight years of relevant work experience; or
  • Candidates with other qualifications can be assessed, case-by-case basis, on individual merit

English Proficiency Requirement

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 the 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.  


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.  

* Fees are inclusive of 8% GST and are payable in full before course commencement. Fees will be subject to revised GST of 9% effective on 1 Jan 2024. Fees do not include textbook.

Programme Fees

S$10,206.00, payable on a per-module basis 

Per Module Fee:  

*Per Module Fee also applies to repeat fee, subject to approval. 

* Fees are inclusive of 8% GST and are payable in full before course commencement. Fees will be subject to revised GST of 9% effective on 1 Jan 2024. Fees do not include textbook.

Mandatory One-time Fees

All fees inclusive of prevailing GST.


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. 

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