MSc-PgDip-PgCert Organisation Development and Consultancy

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  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements Normally you need a good first degree or an equivalent recognised professional qualification in a business or social science related discipline from an approved awarding body. You may already have developed substantial knowledge, experience and skills in a relevant field. If you don’t have a first degree we still welcome your application and will consider it on an individual basis. If your first language is not English you must show a high level of written and verbal English language proficiency. A TOEFL test minimum mark, paper-based 570, computer-based 235, or IELTS 6, is the standard for non-native speakers of English. We offer English language tuition for students before the start of this course
  • Academic title
    MSc/PgDip/PgCert Organisation Development and Consultancy
  • Course description
    The development of organisations is becoming a pervasive activity. For some people it is the central feature of their work. This may be managing or taking part in an organisation development project, or providing advice.

    We designed this programme to meet the needs of professional change agents, managers and internal and external consultants.

    It is for people wanting to be at the forefront of change processes at individual, group and organisational levels.

    The course attracts the specialist organisation development and change consultant, directors, managers and others wanting to think through the implications of important issues of change and organisation development.

    It extends your understanding and capabilities in these areas. You develop a self-critical awareness of current developments and we encourage you to think about the nature of change and the value of consultancy approaches in managing it

    By drawing on the most recent research, and the experience of consultants and in-house practitioners, we combine innovation with relevance.

    The work-based nature of most assignments means it continuously delivers value to sponsoring organisations.

    The main subjects of the course develop an understanding of and expertise in

    organisation development and change
    • the social and technical design of organisations
    • promoting change

    We apply these areas to understanding strategy, change and the dynamics of consultancy.

    Associated careers

    Career opportunities include working as internal or external consultants, professional change agents and advisers and in organisation development.

    Previous graduates have found employment in companies and organisations such as • Cranfield University • Cellnet • Danish Association for International Co-operation.

    Course content

    Core modules
    consultancy • process of change • strategy and organisation • research methods

    Specialist modules
    • change and organisation development interventions • facilitation and change agency in organisation development • process of organisation development • the design of organisations

    You also complete a dissertation if studying to MSc level.

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