Business Administration Specialization in Change Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #59 (ARWU) ,
In the Business Administration Specialization in Change Management from the University of Groningen, which is both academically rigorous and societally relevant, you will learn to deal with the complexity of organisational change as a dynamic interplay of organisational, technological, cultural and human factors. 

About

Responding to the ever-changing market and new developments is essential for the survival of today's organisations. That's why change is crucial for organisations. This creates a need for change experts who know how to design and manage change processes.

You will develop a solid understanding of the diversity in paradigms, theories and approaches that characterise the international scientific and professional field of change management  as well as critical academic thinking as core elements of your professional toolkit. 

The Business Administration Specialization in Change Management from the University of Groningen offers you a diverse and challenging environment in which you actively and responsibly co-create your learning experiences. You will be a member of a lively learning community of dedicated students, staff and expert practitioners that prepares you for a career in a globalising world.

Job prospects

As a graduate of Change Management you are much in demand, both in for-profit and non-profit organisations. You are flexible and can develop yourself in many directions, for example through consultancy projects. A quarter of all graduates of Business Administration find jobs in consultancy. Graduates of Change Management are particularly well equipped for this.

Accreditation

EQUIS and AACSB accredited


Programme Structure

Programme options:
  • Healthcare Management Specialist (specialization)
  • Energy Specialist (specialization)
  • Master Internship (specialization)
Courses included:
  • Agents and Instruments of Change
  • Change and Human Factors
  • Electives MSc BA Change Man
  • Managing Technological Change 
  • Master's Thesis BA Change Management 
  • Research and Skills for MSc BA 
  • Theories and Approaches of Change Man. 
    For more information, please visit the programme website.

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
                • Full-time duration 12 months
              • Credits
                60 ECTS
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

                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.

                Book IELTS
              • Minimum required score:

                575

                The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

              • Minimum required score:

                90

                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

              You only need to take one of these tests:

              • You need the following GMAT score:

                Required score: 500

                The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GRE 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, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required score range.

                The GRE - or Graduate Record Examinations - is a standardized test administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS) and is part of the admission requirements at many graduate schools and business schools. The GRE score uses a range between 130 and 170 and measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing.

              • Certified competences - GMAT/GRE; for specific scores (and exemptions)
              • Grade list - A certified grade list(s) is considered in the evaluation.
              • Language test - TOEFL or IELTS
              • Previous education - To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Business Administration,Business Economics, Econometrics and Operations Research, Economics and Business Economics, International Business, Technology Management.

                                Tuition Fee

                                • International Applies to you

                                  14200 EUR/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 14200 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                • EU/EEA Applies to you

                                  2006 EUR/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                Living costs for Groningen

                                750 - 1000 EUR/month
                                Living Costs

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

                                Funding

                                Several scholarships are available for international students who are motivated to study Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programmes, as well as for exchanges, short courses and research stays at our university.

                                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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