Top rated program in the Netherlands - Keuzegids Masters 2018

Strategic Management: Consultancy

1 year English Starts end of August

Learn how to recognize business challenges and act upon them to ensure long-term success. The Consultancy track of the MSc Strategic Management specializes in advising larger and smaller firms on various contemporary strategic issues.

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

National Student Survey, 2018 | n=103

in the Netherlands, #6 in Europe, #28 worldwide in Business and Economics

Times Higher Education Subject Ranking, 2019

in the Netherlands, #5 in Europe, #32 worldwide in Management

Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, 2018

Program and courses 

Become a strategic management consultant and master implementation, selection of tools, data collection, analysis, and presentation of your strategic solutions. Apply these skills by advising real companies.

  • Taught by renowned professors representing some of the world's leading expertise in the discipline, with a variety of small-scale teaching methods like workshops and coaching sessions.
  • Strong links with business practice through real-world cases, practical assignments and guest lectures.
  • Opportunity to pursue a dual degree in collaboration with one of our foreign partner universities.
  • In the first semester of the regular program, you can also apply for the following on top of programs:
    * The Extended Master, which adds a traineeship of half a year to the regular Master's program.
    * The QTEM network program, which adds an additional year to the program which you spend at a QTEM partner university and corporate partner.
  • This is a track of MSc Strategic Management. You specialize by following one of the two tracks.

Typical courses are:

  • Business Level Strategy
  • Strategic Consultancy
  • Corporate Level Strategy

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  • Levi van de Wal - Strategic Management

    Levi van de Wal

    Master's student

    "I would definitely recommend this Master’s program to prospective students if they are interested in consultancy or entrepreneurship and want to know more about strategy."

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  • Youri van Driel - Strategic Management

    Youri van Driel

    Master's student

    "The Master combines interesting academic theories with practical execution in the form of projects for real clients."

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Career prospects

Upon graduating you will have obtained the following title (as stated on your diploma): Master of Science.

The Master's program in Strategic Management prepares you for jobs that require the ability to identify, analyze and solve the major strategic issues faced by various types of organizations - valuable expertise that delivers abundant career opportunities.

Graduates work or start for example as:

  • Management Trainee at Achmea Holding
  • Trade Consultant Financial Logistics at Rabobank Nederland
  • Advisor Performance Improvement at Ernst & Young

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2.4
  • Is (very) satisfied with the Master's program: 92%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,704

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2016 | n=28

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August

Best preparatory programs:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from Tilburg University in Business Economics, International Business Administration, or Economics & Business Economics
  • Bachelors with a solid basis in Management and Organization, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics, Research methods and Academic

Pre-Master's program:

Available for both Research University students and students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). 

Tuition fees and scholarships

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