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M.Sc. On Campus Blended

Organisational Dynamics in the Digital Society

Erasmus University Rotterdam

12 months
Duration
15500 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

If you’re interested in how algorithms (re)shape the way we work, how robotisation is changing relationships among people, or how platformisation is influencing our perceptions of organising and organisations, this master Organisational Dynamics in the Digital Society programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam is for you.

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Overview

 It deals with technologies which have been at the forefront of the popular and academic imagination, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and algorithms. 

The programme elaborates on questions such as the type of work that is affected by these technologies and how, the kind of perspectives and (in)equalities this brings about and for whom, the ethical and privacy concerns that may rise, and how we might deal with the consequences of these technologies on the individual, organisational, and societal level. It provides you with tools to navigate these issues, to develop your own understanding of them and to be able to advance technological interventions or intervene in them.   

This programme:

  • Provides multiple perspectives and tools to study digital technologies in the changing world of work (highlighting insights from psychology, sociology, and public administration).
  • Teaches you, among others, about digital work, platformisation, robotisation, sustainable employability, and virtual teams.
  • Offers professional skill development to work in organisational contexts pervaded with technological innovations.
  • Has dedicated professors from the fields of Psychology, Sociology, and Public Administration teaching classes together to offer different viewpoints.
  • Organises field trips to organisations to get a thorough understanding of current developments in the field.
  • Provides students from all backgrounds with the understanding and skills needed to contribute confidently to the future of work.
  • Research of Public Administration at Erasmus University was ranked #5 in the ShanghaiRanking 2020. 

Career

This multidisciplinary master will provide you with a thorough understanding of organisational dynamics in this world shaped by technology. It provides you with tools to navigate technological change, to develop your own considerations, and it enables you to advance technological interventions or intervene in them. This master will help you to land a job as, for example:

  • Policy officer for a variety of (non) profit organisations;
  • Business consultant;
  • Innovation officer;
  • HR advisor or consultant;
  • Trainer;
  • Researcher in a municipality or ministry;
  • Researcher in academia or a social scientific advisory council.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Social Science Research in Practice
  • Changing Organisations and Technology
  • Work Behaviour in the Digital Age
  • Infrastructures of Power
  • Personnel selection

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

You are eligible for admission to the programme if you have obtained a relevant bachelor or undergraduate degree (comparable to the Dutch academic level according to the standards of the Dutch Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic)) from a research university that includes at least 7,5 EC in social science research methods and techniques. Some examples of relevant bachelor programmes are:

  • Public Administration;
  • Psychology;
  • Sociology;
  • Business Administration;
  • Communication Studies;
  • Planning & Design;
  • Technology, Policy and Management;
  • Systems Engineering, Policy Analysis, and Management;
  • Civic Engineering;
  • Industrial Design Engineering.
A bachelor degree in other related disciplines may give access to Organisational Dynamics in the Digital Society, but only if you can prove familiarity with social sciences methodology 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • €2,168 (Statutory fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €12,300 (Institutional fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €15,500 (Institutional fee: non-EEA students)
  • Living costs for Rotterdam

    760 - 1265 EUR /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    For the applicants of the various degree programmes of Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam the following funding possibilities are available:

    • Holland Scholarship for excellent non-EEA applicants
    • L-EARN for impact Scholarship
    • Erasmus Trustfonds Scholarship

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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