Why Strategic Management?

The MSc Strategic Management programme is uniquely geared to help you develop for positions as general manager or strategy consultant. Focusing on the bigger strategic decisions, you will learn to think like a business leader in your career at large multinational and major consulting firms.

You will explore how to approach complex strategic decisions, to analyse the facts, and to develop and evaluate strategic options. You will also learn how to make and implement strategic decisions.

During the core courses, you will focus on topics such as mergers and acquisitions, innovation, building alliances and international expansion. After the core courses, you will be able to choose from a broad variety of more specialised electives.


Who is this programme for?

This one-year, full-time programme is for recent bachelors in business administration, economics or engineering interested in developing a detailed overview of business strategy, its analysis, formulation and implementation, and in becoming a senior organisational leader.

What does this programme offer?

This programme offers the latest insights into managerial strategy from one of Europe's top tier business schools according to the Financial Times. Particular attention is paid to three key managerial activities: analysis, formulation and implementation of strategies.

Graduates are awarded RSM’s MSc degree in Strategic Management.


Tuition fees

The 2019-2020 tuition fee for the MSc programmes is approximately €18,000 per year. The Dutch government contributes towards this cost for students who hold nationality from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA). These students, therefore, pay only the statutory fee of €2,083 per year.

  • EEA: €2,083 per year
  • Non-EEA: €18,000 per year
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Last updated February 11, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sept. 2019
12 months
2,083 EUR
EEA: €2,083 per year; Non-EEA: €18,000 per year
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