What will I learn?

Managing people is essential to organisational success, and organisations depend on a motivated and committed workforce to remain competitive. Yet managing an organisation´s most important asset - its people poses constant challenges. The Organisation: MCC programme combines insights from management, organisational behaviour, and psychology. The programme integrates fundamental and cutting-edge leadership and management with expertise on learning and change in organisations, shedding light on the work of managers and providing guidance on becoming an effective leader.

You should want to work in an environment steeped in how managers, employees, and consultants think, act, and interact at work, and why companies function internally in a certain ways. This specialisation is as much about psychology as it is about business. You should aspire to leadership roles wherein you strive to get the best out of the people you work with, and be willing to push the envelope on conventional wisdom about change management and organisations. You can apply for this specialisation with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, though an understanding of quantitative methods is a plus.

Your Future

The department has relationships with well-known companies, consultancy firms, and public organisations. Experts from the field give guest lectures to provide you with an insider´s view into management, consulting, and other options. Department members are often engaged in consulting and coaching roles themselves, providing you further insights into the possibilities awaiting graduates with a degree in Organisation: Management, Change and Consultancy. Graduates have found positions in various well-known firms in the Netherlands, Europe, and the world.

Career prospects

Graduates with strong skills in people management are in high demand across a wide range of industries and organisations. With an International Business degree in Organisation, you are well-positioned to help organisations unleash their full human resources potential, be it in the role of a leader, manager or management consultant. Our graduates have made careers for themselves in large multinationals and consulting firms, in general management and human resource management positions.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Economics

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
€13,800.00 (US$ 14,933) per year
Statutory fee for this programme is € 2,083
Start date

Expected February, September 2020


Maastricht University

Minderbroedersberg 4-6,



6211, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a BSc or an equivalent diploma in a related field to Data Science and Knowledge Engineering. Related fields are: Mathematics, Computer Science or Artificial Intelligence.English language requirements: IELTS test: minimum score 6.5; TOEFL test: internet-based minimum score 90; TOEFL test: paper-based minimum score 575; TOEIC listening and reading (720) and speaking and writing (310); Cambridge [Advanced (CAE) Grade C (scale 180-184), First Certificate in English (FCE) Grade A (scale 180-184), First Certificate in English (FCE) Grade B (scale 176-179)].

For international students

Graduates from university's bachelor’s programme are eligible for assessment by the Board of Admission. They are required to pass a GMAT/ GRE test.

English language requirements:

Applicants must have a TOEFL score of 575 in paper-based and 233 in computer-based and A Cambridge certificate: C or higher for the CAE (Certificate in Advanced English).