Managing organisational change

A specialised MSc Masters programme that examines the impact of change management strategies in an organisational setting.

What does an organisation want to achieve? How does it go about achieving it? These are the fundamental questions at the heart of strategic planning. This Masters programme will help you answer them.

In a world of rapid change, organisations that can identify the need for change, design the changes needed and implement these more effectively and efficiently than others are more likely to survive and prosper. Designed for senior managers holding substantive positions in organisations - this programme will help you develop a strategic understanding beyond your functional speciality.
 
You’ll study four key elements: strategic planning; making strategies; work; project management and strategic risk management. Ideally suited to those already engaged in issues of organisational structure, the MSc will deepen your understanding of the pressures faced by management and the organisation as a whole.


Study options

You can study the MSc by distance learning or with one of these Learning Partners; Glamis Business School in Mauritius, iCon in Greece, School of Business and Computer Science in Trinidad, and CMT Training in Argentina. 

Our MSc in Strategic Planning students

We have current students and alumni across the world.

Studying the MSc in Strategic Planning.
266

Active students

Studying the MSc in Strategic Planning.

Graduates with the MSc in Strategic Planning.
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Alumni

Graduates with the MSc in Strategic Planning.

Designed around you

Our programmes fit the way you work, the way you live.

Fees

How much will it cost?

You can study course-by-course and pay as you learn, or sign up for two or three courses at once. Our fees are flexible.

Fees

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Access Faculty message boards, view past exams papers and more. You can also organise your studies, order your next course and book your exams.
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Student Portal

Exemptions

Do you already have academic qualifications?

You may be entitled to exemptions from core and elective courses on our masters programmes.

Exemptions

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MSc in Strategic Planning

All the details you need to administer your programme.

MSc student handbook

Examinations

Sit your exams locally

We offer local examinations to all our students. Each course is assessed by a one three-hour examination. You can sit your exams in March, June, August and December.

Examinations

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Distance learning support

All our programmes come with full support

From faculty message boards, past papers and online self tests to peer-to-peer networks and dedicated advisors.

Support

How to apply

Our MSc is open to all.

Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. But for those who don’t, entry can still be gained by passing three MSc courses in your subject and two other core courses. *Please note for the MSc in Strategic Planning your first degree must be in a business disipline to matriculate with Heriot-Watt University.

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