Business Administration Specialization in Change Management, M.Sc.

Business Administration Specialization in Change Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #59 (ARWU) ,
In the Business Administration Specialization in Change Management from the University of Groningen, which is both academically rigorous and societally relevant, you will learn to deal with the complexity of organisational change as a dynamic interplay of organisational, technological, cultural and human factors. 

About

Responding to the ever-changing market and new developments is essential for the survival of today's organisations. That's why change is crucial for organisations. This creates a need for change experts who know how to design and manage change processes.

You will develop a solid understanding of the diversity in paradigms, theories and approaches that characterise the international scientific and professional field of change management  as well as critical academic thinking as core elements of your professional toolkit. 

The Business Administration Specialization in Change Management from the University of Groningen offers you a diverse and challenging environment in which you actively and responsibly co-create your learning experiences. You will be a member of a lively learning community of dedicated students, staff and expert practitioners that prepares you for a career in a globalising world.

Job prospects

As a graduate of Change Management you are much in demand, both in for-profit and non-profit organisations. You are flexible and can develop yourself in many directions, for example through consultancy projects. A quarter of all graduates of Business Administration find jobs in consultancy. Graduates of Change Management are particularly well equipped for this.

Accreditation

EQUIS and AACSB accredited


Programme Structure

Programme options:
  • Healthcare Management Specialist (specialization)
  • Energy Specialist (specialization)
  • Master Internship (specialization)
Courses included:
  • Agents and Instruments of Change
  • Change and Human Factors
  • Electives MSc BA Change Man
  • Managing Technological Change 
  • Master's Thesis BA Change Management 
  • Research and Skills for MSc BA 
  • Theories and Approaches of Change Man. 
    For more information, please visit the programme website.

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
                • Full-time duration 12 months
              • Credits
                60 ECTS
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                90

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              • Minimum required score:

                575

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              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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              Academic Requirements

              You only need to take one of these tests:

              • You need the following GMAT score:

                Required score: 500

                The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers. Read more about the GMAT.

              • This programme accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required score range.

                The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

              • Certified competences - GMAT/GRE; for specific scores (and exemptions)
              • Grade list - A certified grade list(s) is considered in the evaluation.
              • Language test - TOEFL or IELTS
              • Previous education - To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Business Administration,Business Economics, Econometrics and Operations Research, Economics and Business Economics, International Business, Technology Management.

                                Tuition Fee

                                • International Applies to you

                                  14200 EUR/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 14200 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                  2006 EUR/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                Living costs for Groningen

                                • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
                                  Living Costs

                                The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                                Funding

                                Several scholarships are available for international students who are motivated to study Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programmes, as well as for exchanges, short courses and research stays at our university.

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