Economics and Business Administration - Change Management, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition Fee
    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    Tuition fee
  • English
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How do companies thrive in an ever-changing world? Would you like to work with the companies and with the people involved in change processes requiring innovation, motivation and dynamism? This Economics and Business Administration - Change Management programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark.


The MSc Change Management gives you the knowledge, the skills and the expertise required to analyse, plan and implement changes in the private and public sectors. You gain a thorough insight into stimulating challenges, including business development, recruitment, human resource development, and conflict management.

The studies take place at the University’s Slagelse Campus. Slagelse is located in the western part of Zealand, an hour’s drive from Copenhagen. The campus is located right next to the train station.

This Economics and Business Administration - Change Management programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark. MSc in Economics and Business Administration, Change Management is offered by the Department of Leadership and Strategy at Campus Slagelse.

Career opportunities

After completing MSc in Economics and Business Administration, Change Management, you will be able to find jobs where your primary work assignments will be:

  • Business development
  • The linking between the market and internal organisational development
  • Knowledge generation and knowledge anchoring
  • Recruitment and staff development in a strategic and dynamic perspective
  • Dealing with coordination problems
  • Company conflicts

You will also have a good opportunity of working in the consultancy area or within R&D (research and development departments).

Since during the course of the programme you will acquire more general and solid tools of analysis, you will have job potential within a wide range of organisations and companies, both public and private, large and small, as well as in various sectors. You will also be an attractive job applicant, since your skills will have been tested in practice to a great extent during the course of the programme.


The quality and relevance of the programme are accredited by the Danish Accreditation Institution.

Programme Structure

1st semester
  • Advanced Change Management, Strategy and Innovation
  • Human Resource Management and Change
  • Advanced Qualitative
  • Methodology in Business Economics
  • Team Project
2nd semester
  • Sociology of Work and Management – Motivation, Teamwork and Change
  • Organisational Psychology and Changes in Organisations
  • Project Management
  • Advanced Statistical Methodology in Business Economics
3rd semester
  • Elective module
  • Elective module
  • Company Project or elective module
4th semester
  • Master’s Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply for a Master's programme in Economics and Business Administration, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold one of the following degrees:

  • BSc in Economics and Business Administration from University of Southern Denmark
  • BSc in Economics (Business Economics) from University of Southern Denmark.

You can also apply if you hold a similar Bachelor's degree including a minimum of 75 ECTS within the field of Economics and Business Administration, comprising at least 5 ECTS within each of the following subjects:

  • Microeconomics or Managerial Economics
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational theory
  • Statistics

Methods for collection and analysis of data (statistics or other qualitative or quantitative methods, including mathematics or operations research/operations management. Data collection may be included to a minor extend)

Theory of Science and Scientific Methodology and Methods - this only applies if your degree is not from a university

If your degree does not fulfill the entry requirements, the study board will decide whether you can follow one or more supplementary courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Living costs for Slagelse

5,500 - 8,500 DKK/month
Living Costs

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


Options for full-degree graduate students:

BHJ Scholarship

Only available for students applying for a master programme at our Sønderborg Campus

Six one-year scholarships are issued pr. year: three for studies within the technical field i.e. Mechatronics and Innovation & Business respectively, and three are for studies within the field of business administration i.e. Business Relationship Management.

A scholarship of DKK 40.000 may be granted if and when the requirements are met. It is paid in two instalments of DKK 20.000 per semester. The scholarship grant depends on acceptance and enrolment as a full-time student in one of the above mentioned programmes.

Options for Exchange and Guest Students:

Danish Government Scholarship for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements)

Danish Government Scholarships for Foreign Nationals - The scholarship helps cover living expenses.

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.