24 months
9600 EUR/year
8300 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Business - Leadership and Change (Oslo) programme offered by BI Norwegian Business School gives you the skills you need to lead change, innovation, and development efforts in organisations. It has relevance for a broad range of future roles, including those who lead change from below. 

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The Business - Leadership and Change (Oslo) programme offered by BI Norwegian Business School  combines an orientation to organisational excellence with psychology, fostering a dual attention to growing business and people at the same time.

What will you learn? 

This major provides you with a state-of-the-art integration of theory and rigorous research with stimulating cases and practical application. You will gain an up-to-date knowledge base in leadership and change research. 

This includes both classical themes of the psychology of communication, motivation and influence, as well anew themes in leadership research from practice-based studies, positive organisational scholarship, and design thinking.

Among the courses, you will find:

  • Managing Knowledge Work, Creativity and Innovation: Contemporary research and practice based knowledge of the most important topics, concepts, and contributions within the fields of knowledge work, creativity and innovation management.
  • Leadership in Organisations: What is leadership? How does leadership relate to organisational performance? Can leadership be measured? Get an introduction to leadership as an empirical research field.
  • Change Management: Learn a more diverse range of perspectives and tools for managing change, including emergent change, networks of influence, power, participation, cultural change and design thinking.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Economic Psychology
  • Managing Knowledge Work, Creativity and Innovation
  • Research Methodology for Organisational Behaviour
  • Leadership in Organisations
  • Managing Workplace Diversity 
  • Change Management
  • Applied Business Ethics
  • Mathematics
  • Microeconomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications received by 1 March will be given priority. BI Norwegian Business School will continue to accept applications until 1 August. 


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) in the field of business administration, finance or economics 


  • A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS) with a minimum of 80 ECTS credits within a field of study that is relevant to the specialisation of the MSc degree programme  

Grade requirements: 

  • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.50 (B) on an ECTS scale
  • Minimum grade C in courses relevant to the MSc degree programme

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8300 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Internal Applicants: NOK 89 400
  • External Applicants: NOK 103 600

Living costs for Oslo

11682 - 19230 NOK /month
Living costs

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


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