Master of Science in Engineering Business Management


Programme Overview

Developed, fully taught and awarded by the University of Warwick, UK.

The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching, for innovation and for links with business and industry.

Why choose the University of Warwick?

  • Ranked 51st in QS World University Rankings 2016/2017
  • A member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK universities
  • Top 10 of UK league tables (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018/The Guardian University League Table 2018)
  • Ranked as the third-most targeted university among the UK’s top graduate employers in 2017-2018 (Graduate Market Survey 2018, High Fliers Research)
  • WMG is one of the world's leading research and education groups, with a track record of hugely successful industry collaboration

WMG, a part of the university, has strong links with companies world-wide. WMG has pioneered an international model for working with industry, commerce and public sectors – understanding a company’s strategy and working in partnership with them to find innovative solutions through multi-disciplinary research.

This programme is delivered by the University of Warwick's faculty.

Programme Highlights:

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

Benefits to Businesses:

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

This programme is suitable for professionals in business, engineering, IT or scientific discipline.

Course Start Date & End Date

There are 2 intakes in a year - April and October

April 2019 Intake*
Apr 2019 - Mar 2020

October 2019 Intake*
Oct 2019 - Sep 2020

Note: Application closing date is usually two months before the commencement date

*Date & period is subject to change by the University



Application Fees applies

All fees quoted are inclusive of 7% GST, but exclude textbooks and course material. Fees are valid for intakes in 2019.




Application Closing Date for April 2019 Intake:

16 February 2019

Mastery in managing engineering & technology

Designed to develop abilities to manage and lead, the programme provides an opportunity for professionals to expand their knowledge and strengthen their skill set in the engineering, manufacturing and processed-based industry.In this programme, you get the opportunity to learn:

  • Processes and technologies used by engineering and technology-based businesses
  • Management and operational requirements of a business
  • Use of analytical tools and techniques
  • A methodical approach to problem-solving and decision-making
  • How to improve internal and external operations
  • How to research, analyse and evaluate complex business information

Career Prospects/Further Education

Graduates can expect to be employed as leaders 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. 

Graduates can also explore pursuing a Doctorate with the University. 


Mode of Delivery/Session Timetable

Teaching faculty for module component – Academics from the University of Warwick

The programme has a structured curriculum of 9 modules and a dissertation. Each module is delivered on a modular-basis over a month. The modules are delivered intensively over 5 full days in the day and for some modules, over week nights and full day on weekends.

Each modules comprises approximately 40 contact hours delivered in sessions of 3 to 9 hours usually over 1 week or 2 weekends.

Lectures are held in classes at SIM campus unless otherwise stated.

Students are expected to spend most of their time at SIMTech premise to complete assigned project for their MSc dissertation.

Course materials are accessible online. Students are recommended to access study and research materials on their personal computers for in-class coursework and dissertation.


 Choose at least 2 modules from the following categories:


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

Choose at least 5 modules from the following categories:


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


  • Materials Engineering
  • Manufacturing Process Technology

 The remaining 2 modules may be from any category above. 

Students will be offered modules based on the first 9 modules commencing from the start of the programme.

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


Students will work on a genuine business issue for their MSc dissertation.

Students will complete the dissertation in accordance with the University’s guidelines and standards under the guidance of SIMTech professionals.

The dissertation will be moderated by a senior member of the University upon completion.

All dissertation consultation must be done during candidature period.

On completion, students are required to conduct an oral presentation on their dissertation topic.

Module Synopses

Duration of Programme/Candidature Period

1 year full-time programme

Students who have not completed the programme requirements in the candidature period will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

Minimum Class Size

Minimum class size to commence: 20 students

If the programme fails to commence due to low take-up rate, students will be informed within 1 month before class commencement.   

Entry Requirements

 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)
  • Candidates with other qualifications can be assessed on individual merits 

English Proficiency Requirement 

Local Applicants: 

  • Applicants whose entry qualification was attained in Singapore with at least three years of study in an English medium institution is exempted from English Proficiency Requirement.

International Applicants:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each band); or
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) with a minimum score of 62 (with at least 59 in each of the 4 component scores)
  • TOEFL 92 (IBT) with broadly consistent scores in each of the four elements in the test

Other Requirements

  • Two satisfactory academic/industrial reference letters
  • A letter of academic interest and your objectives in undertaking postgraduate study

An interview by the Programme Director and/or Programme Faculty may be required as part of the admission process. Applicants not meeting the formal academic requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants who have a work permit or employment pass can be considered for admission.

Course Fee

Programme fee: S$35,149.50, payable in 3 payments* (October, January, April) 

Per module fee**: S$3,370.50 

MSc Dissertation: S$4,815.00

*Each payment is payable based on the number of modules taken in each term.

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

Application Fee applies

All fees quoted are inclusive of 7% GST, but exclude textbooks and course material. Fees are valid for intakes in 2019. 

Scholarships & Awards

SIM Postgraduate Scholarships available

Exemption Eligibility



The average teacher student ratio 1: 35

Click here for Lecturers’ Profile and Teaching Modules

Assessment & Exams

Students are assessed by continuous assessment through coursework – application of concepts and tools to solve company problems.

The coursework and MSc dissertation components are worth 50% of the programme's total credits.


Participants will be allowed to progress through each module upon the completion of its coursework.

Attendance Requirement


Award & Graduation

Complete all 9 modules and a MSc dissertation, and meet the programme’s conferral requirements to attain the Master of Science in Engineering Business Management degree.

For more comprehensive information on the programme, please download a copy of its brochure.