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Management Consultancy and Organisational Change MSc

Management Consultancy and Organisational Change MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation Business Interpersonal Skills Business Consultancy Practice Organisational Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This unique and innovative degree blends management consultancy theory and practice from the viewpoint of organisational and strategic change. It offers you the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and capabilities to operate as a successful consultant. The course is designed from the perspective of practising consultants and provides a unique combination of the latest theoretical thinking on strategic management with practical insights into successful organisational change. You will learn to apply the tools and techniques used by some of the most successful management consultancies. The course will enable you to put your knowledge, strategic thinking and imagination to work with other talented people in a supportive academic environment that encourages teamwork and active engagement in the learning process.

Assessment is an integral part of your university studies and usually consists of a combination of coursework and examinations, although this will vary from course to course - on some of our courses, assessment is entirely by coursework.

Graduates go in to careers in management in a variety of settings, including local and national government, business and industry. Possible professions include chartered management accountant, management consultant, or human resources officer. This degree may also be useful in becoming a logistics and distribution manager or retail manager.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, Central London WC1 | 1 year | OCT

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT

Modules

The module focuses primarily on the practical implementation challenges of managing change. It aims to: develop a critical understanding of change management theory and practice; explore a variety of analytical approaches to managing change; examine how change process in organisations can be effectively managed; introduce some of the consulting tools and techniques used in successfully managing change; review case studies of change management in private and public sector organisations; and examine the behavioural issues of how people make sense of, cope with or resist change in organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Course specific entry requirements: Managers and consultants without a degree but with experience in a wide range of public and private sector organisations may be able to benefit substantially from the programme, and their applications are welcomed. Standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification. We will review every postgraduate application to Birkbeck on its individual merits and their professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners. Our standard postgraduate entry requirement for international students is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or an equivalent international qualification.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more