Businesses today must recruit, retain, develop, and reward employees and provide an environment in which they will perform their best. Strategic workforce planning improves business value, and makes it possible for companies and organisations to reach their goals.
The purpose of the Master of Science programme in Leadership and Organisational Psychology at BI Norwegian Business School is to provide the best possible education and environment for the development of knowledgeable and socially responsible HR-professionals for a variety of companies.
You will gain a thorough understanding of theory and research in the area of leadership and organisational behaviour. You will develop skills in applying this knowledge to real-life organisational challenges, and identify necessary changes for meeting organisational goals and ambitions.
Among the most popular topics you will find:
With a Master's Degree in Leadership and Organisational Psychology, you will be a relevant and attractive candidate for a great number of positions at the managerial level in a variety of organisations.Here are a few examples of positions our former student have obtained:
Other position titles include Organisational Consultant, Customer Relations Manager, Business Analyst, Manager for Change and Management Trainee in various companies.
BI is an internationally recognized non-profit private institution and the only Norwegian business school with the prestigious international triple-crown accreditation: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 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).
You only need to take one of these tests:
You need the following GMAT score:
The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers. Read more about the GMAT.
This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a minimum required score range.
Minimum required Verbal Reasoning score:
Minimum required Quantitative Reasoning score:
The score range represents scores typically accepted at this institution.
The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments. Read more about the GRE® General test.
1. A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits) in the field of business administration. It must include the following courses or equivalent: Research Methodology and Organisational Subjects (Leadership, Psychology).
2. A successfully completed Bachelor’s degree with a specialisation (minimum 80 ECTS credits) in one of the following, provided that the combination of courses gives a good foundation for further studies within organisational psychology:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The MSc International Scholarships range from partial to full tuition for the first year of studies. You might also receive the opportunity to renew for a second year. Some living expenses may be covered by a one-time stipend. The amount is set after a thorough individual assessment of each candidate.
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