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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This unique and innovative degree in Management Consultancy and Organisational Change (Part-Time) at Birkbeck, University of London blends management consultancy theory and practice from the viewpoint of organisational and strategic change. It offers you the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and capabilities to operate as a successful consultant.

About

The Management Consultancy and Organisational Change (Part-Time) course at Birkbeck, University of London is designed from the perspective of practising consultants and provides a unique combination of the latest theoretical thinking on strategic management with practical insights into successful organisational change. You will learn to apply the tools and techniques used by some of the most successful management consultancies. 

The course will enable you to put your knowledge, strategic thinking and imagination to work with other talented people in a supportive academic environment that encourages teamwork and active engagement in the learning process.

You will find this course beneficial if you are:

  • an experienced consultant and change professional who wants to broaden your knowledge and experience in an academic setting
  • starting out on a consulting career and you wish to acquire new knowledge and develop your own consulting style
  • a professional, industry expert or executive in the private or public sector who wants to transition into consulting or acquire consultancy skills and knowledge to enhance your current role and performance.

Highlights

  • Established more than 50 years ago, our organisational psychology department was the first in the UK. 
  • This course offers you the unique opportunity to gain practical consulting experience and skills through working on a real consultancy project with a leading management consultancy firm.
  • This flexible, innovative and intellectually challenging programme provides you with an opportunity to develop an understanding of management consultancy theory and practice from the perspective of organisational and strategic change. 
  • As a student at Birkbeck, you will be able to attend a wide range of events across Birkbeck, including the Alec Rodger memorial lectures. 
  • You can also get access to an incredible range of resources, including Birkbeck Library, the University of London Library, libraries in other University of London colleges and the major national resource of the British Library. 

Careers and Employability

Graduates go in to careers in management in a variety of settings, including local and national government, business and industry. Possible professions include chartered management accountant, management consultant, or human resources officer. This degree may also be useful in becoming a logistics and distribution manager or retail manager.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Consultancy and Professional Practice
  • Knowledge Management, Organisational Learning and Innovation
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Professional Development and Learning
  • Research Methods
  • Strategic Management (Postgraduate)
  • Strategy in Practice
  • Understanding Organizations and Change

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Evening
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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 need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Managers and consultants without a degree but with experience in a wide range of public and private sector organisations may be able to benefit substantially from the programme, and their applications are welcomed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4725 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4725 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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