Taught course

Management Consultancy and Organisational Change

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · Organizational Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Our 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 your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.

On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.

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.

Months of entry

October

Course content

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.

You will find this course beneficial if you are:

  • an experienced consultant and change professional who wants to broaden your knowledge and experience in an academic setting
  • starting out on a consulting career and you wish to acquire new knowledge and develop your own consulting style
  • a professional, industry expert or executive in the private or public sector who wants to transition into consulting or acquire consultancy skills and knowledge to enhance your current role and performance
  • a new or aspiring manager who wants to develop the skillset and tools of consulting that are increasingly essential to all managerial roles.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this course is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Advice Service
Email
studentadvice@bbk.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 20 3907 0700