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

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in the Netherlands, #6 in Europe, #28 worldwide in Management

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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 during the program.

  • 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 connection 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 additional advanced programs:
    * The Extended Master, which adds a half year traineeship 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

More on the program and courses  

  • 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."


  • 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."


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.

Some examples of our graduates' jobs:

  • 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: 3.5
  • Is (very) satisfied with the Master's program: 96%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,834
  • Would recommend the program to friends and colleagues: 86%

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2018 | n=46

More on your career prospects

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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:

Open to both Research University students and students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). 

Tuition fees and scholarships

International students find all information about the tuition fees and the scholarships here.

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