Managing People, Knowledge & Change - Master's Programme (One Year)

Master's programme · 1 year · 60 credits

A graphic of someone who comes up with an idea

Description

The Master's programme in Managing People, Knowledge and Change enables you to pursue a career in fields such as management consultancy, strategy, human resources and general management.

To make a change requires good leadership. This programme will provide you with a better understanding of the various challenges facing the practising manager and consultant. It features a solid combination of both in-depth business knowledge and knowledge of human resources.

The programme draws inspiration from the internationally recognised research areas of the lecturers on the programme. These include the fields of knowledge management, identity in organisations, organisational culture, and leadership and change. In particular, the programme emphasises the strategic nature of the contemporary challenges associated with managing organisations and work. You will learn how to apply the theoretical concepts, models and tools to solve real problems as they may appear in organisations.

The course also aims at introducing, explaining and applying the methodological aspects of studying organisations, especially in terms of interventions aimed at bringing about organisational change.

We adopt a student-centred approach to teaching and learning. The aim is to increase your capacity for advanced problem solving, resulting in better decision-making abilities. Our courses are based on state-of-the-art research in each particular field, and we encourage students to improve their skills in terms of both critical thinking and practical application.

This programme is for you who would like to master the process of organisational change and how to make it happen as a leader, manager or consultant.

International Master Class

Students with exceptional study results during the first semester at the MSc in Managing People, Knowledge and Change, may compete for seats at the International Master Class (IMC) programme. The IMC makes it possible to add on an additional semester after completing the year at LUSEM at:

  • Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
  • Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Pepperdine University, USA
Career prospects

The Master’s programme in Managing People, Knowledge and Change enables you to pursue a career in fields such as management consultancy, strategy, human resources and general management.

The programme provides knowledge and experiences that will prepare graduates for future management positions in a broad range of industries and organisations.

More information can be found at http://lusem.lu.se/study/masters/programmes/managing-people-knowledge-change

Open for applications

Application opportunities

This programme is open for applications from 16 October to 15 January.

Contact

Programme coordinator: master [at] fek [dot] lu [dot] se or +46 46 222 41 32

Requirements and selection

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) with at least 60 ECTS credits in business administration or the equivalent. English 6/English course B.

Selection criteria

Based on previous university/college studies and Statement of Purpose.

English language requirements

Most of Lund University’s programmes require English Level 6 (unless otherwise stated under 'Entry requirements'). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90. There are several ways to prove your English language proficiency – check which proof is accepted at the University Admissions in Sweden website. All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.

Country-specific requirements

Check if there are any country-specific eligibility rules for you to study Master's studies or Bachelor's studies in Sweden.

Apply

Start Autumn Semester 2021

daytime Lund, full time 100%

In English

Study period

30 August 2021 - 5 June 2022

Application

Last application date 2021-01-15

How to apply

Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods.
 

Step 1: Apply online

  • Check that you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in (refer to the section above on this webpage).
  • Start your application – go to www.universityadmissions.se where you create an account and select programmes/courses, during the application period.
  • Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline.
     

Step 2: Submit documents

  • Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at www.universityadmissions.se. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies.
  • Get all your documents ready: official transcripts and high school diploma (Bachelor's applicants), official transcripts and degree certificate or proof of expected graduation (Master's applicants), passport/ID and proof of English proficiency (all applicants).
  • Prepare programme-specific documents if stated in the adjacent column on this webpage.
  • Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline.
  • Pay the application fee (if applicable – refer to the section below on this webpage) before the document deadline.

*Note that the process is different if you are applying as an exchange student or as a part of a cooperation programme (such as Erasmus +).
*If you have studied your entire Bachelor's programme in Sweden and all of your academic credits are in Ladok, you do not have to submit transcripts or your diploma when applying for a Master's programme. However, there may still be other documents you need to submit! See the link below. 

*Svensk student? Läs instruktionerna om att söka till ett internationellt masterprogram på lu.se.

Programme-specific documents

In addition to the documents mentioned under Step 2, you must also submit a CV and a statement of purpose when you apply to this programme. See the School of Economics and Management website for further instructions.
 

Watch on YouTube: How to apply for a Master's programme 

Tuition fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 120 000

First payment: SEK 60 000

Convert currency

Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.

Read more about tuition fees, payments and exemptions

EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at www.universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.

Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions on the University Admissions website.


*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.

Scholarships & funding

Lund University Global Scholarship programme

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

Lund University Global Scholarship

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international students applying for studies in Sweden at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.

Scholarship options at the Swedish Institute website

Country-specific scholarships and funding options

Lund University has agreements with scholarship organisations and funding bodies in different countries, which may allow applicants to apply for funding or scholarships in their home countries for their studies at Lund University.

External scholarships

Information about scholarships from external organisations