Zico Martin_alumnus Organization Studies

Alumnus Organization Studies Zico Martin

now salesmanager at Eurailscout Inspection & Analysis

Organization Studies

1 year English Starts only end of August

Learn what makes people within organizations behave the way they do, combining insights from organization science, sociology, psychology, and business management. Gain the skills to use this knowledge for structuring and facilitating organizational collaboration, learning, innovation, and development.

of the current students is (very) satisfied with their program

National Student Survey, 2017 | n = 64

gross monthly income

National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 35

number of months until first paid job

Nationale Alumni Enquête, 2017 | n= 35

Program and courses

Learn to diagnose organizational problems, formulate research-informed solutions to those problems, communicate these effectively with the relevant stakeholders in their respective organizations, and manage the implementation processes. All combining the latest insights and approaches from organization science, sociology, psychology, and business management.

Practice related teamwork is a key part of the program:

  • Frequent group assignments in real-life settings, as well as through the acquisition of knowledge on team processes.
  • Support and feedback from a small group of fellow students while writing your thesis in so-called Thesis Circles.

Extend your master

Expand your knowledge and practical skills even further with a traineeship: the Extended Master adds a one-year professional traineeship to the program with a wide range of companies to choose from. Total duration of the Extended Master: 1.5 years.

Typical courses are:

  • Complexity within Organizations
  • Organizing Strategy and Entrepreneurship
  • Social Developments and Institutions

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Students at their graduation ceremony

Career prospects

Become prepared for management and internal and external consultancy positions in the public and private sectors, as well as for research careers. Excellent opportunities for graduates who wish to pursue positions as a policy advisor, management consultant, and project manager.

Graduates start or work for example as or at:

  • Project leader/project manager at Lean Six Sigma
  • Rabobank Nederland
  • ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job is 2.6
  • 86% of our alumni does find a job within 5 months after graduation
  • Gross monthly income: €2,513

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n = 35

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    Students on campus enjoying the good weather

    Application and admission

    This program starts:

    End of August (both the Master’s and the Pre-Master’s program)

    Best preparatory programs:

    • Business (Administration)
    • Management
    • Communication
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Human Resource Studies
    • Organization Studies
    • Political Science
    • Social Sciences

    Pre-Master’s program:

    One-year (60 ECTS) Pre-Master’s program available if your previous program is relevant but does not meet the required entry level, for example a Bachelor's degree from a University of Applied Sciences.

    Tuition fees academic year 2018-2019

    € 2,060*€ 14,500

    * The EU rate only applies if you enroll for the program without a Master's degree from a Dutch university. More information about the tuition fees and scholarships available for international students.

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