Why study this programme?

Do you want to make an impact through gaining expertise in designing and changing organisations that are societally responsible and economically valuable? In this Master’s specialisation you will (1) learn current theories about core challenges in the structure and social practices of organisations, (2) acquire analytical and communicative skills to address these challenges, and (3) develop yourself as a reflective professional in this field.

Master's specialisation in Organisational Design and Development

  • Our approach to organisational design and change focuses on the role of organisations in society, their societal and economic goals, and how these can be successfully addressed in the way organisations operate internally.
  • We teach a multidisciplinary approach to studying organisations with respect to their internal processes as well as their interaction with their environment which is primarily rooted in social science, design science and ethics.
  • You will gain profound skills to systematically analyse organisational problems in relation to realising their societal and economic goals, learn to develop and justify effective interventions to address these problems, and mobilise action amongst organisational members in a responsible manner.
  • We challenge students to develop themselves as reflective academically-trained professional by advancing the ability to effectively using research-based approaches in their work, and to critically interrogate choices and assumption to the design and change of organisations in society. 

Why choose Radboud University

  • Our classes are small and interactive, and our professors are easily approachable. There is an open environment where you can easily come in contact with other students.
  • Our compact campus in Nijmegen is the greenest and most beautiful in the Netherlands where everything is within walking distance.
  • We encourage our students to take a multidisciplinary approach to their studies, and in many cases, you are free to customise your own programme, so you can learn about and research topics that you are passionate about.
  • You earn a valuable diploma in an outstanding university system. Furthermore, we stimulate and support the development of your critical skills to improve your chances in the job market within your field.

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