Strategic Planning, M.Sc.

Strategic Planning, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #312 (QS) Online
What does an organisation want to achieve? How does it go about achieving it? These are the fundamental questions at the heart of strategic planning. This MSc in Strategic Planning from Edinburgh Business School will help you answer them.

About

In a world of rapid change, organisations that can identify the need for change, design the changes needed and implement these more effectively and efficiently than others are more likely to survive and prosper.

Designed for senior managers – and those who want to become one – this programme requires an understanding and knowledge of key business tools and techniques. It will help managers to develop a strategic understanding beyond their functional speciality.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Competitive Strategy
  • Making Strategies Work
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Risk Management
  • Alliances and Partnerships
  • Corporate Governance
  • Leadership
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Research Methods for Business and Management
  • Strategic Negotiation

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 12 months
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    Online

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:

                    90

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                  • Minimum required score:

                    6.5

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                  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

                    176

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                  • Minimum required score:

                    58

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                  Academic Requirements

                  Entry Requirements

                  Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. But for those who don’t, entry can still be gained by passing three MSc courses in your subject and two other core courses. *Please note for the MSc in Strategic Planning your first degree must be in a business disipline to matriculate with Heriot-Watt University.

                  Getting a Student Visa

                  This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International Applies to you

                    9585 GBP/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 9585 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
                  • EU/EEA Applies to you

                    9585 GBP/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 9585 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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                  Funding

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