Specific feature: ‘Small-scale and intensive education’

The Global Project and Change Management study programme has been awarded the specific feature ‘small-scale and intensive education’ by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO). As a student of Global Project and Change Management you will become part of a close-knit international learning community of talented and socially engaged students that want to make a difference in the world. The programme is characterized by the many extra-curricular activities and above average learning goals. Together with your fellow students, lecturers and the professional field, you will you will be trained to tackle international change issues. How do we prepare you for that? Read more…

Among others through:

  • A range of extracurricular activities on top of your regular curriculum. Think, for example, of participating in or organizing network meetings in which current change dilemmas from the professional practice are introduced and discussed, theme meetings around the Sustainable Development Goals, or participation in sustainable social projects such as ecological urban agriculture for the underprivileged.
  • The intensive guidance of our team of lecturers from different professional and cultural backgrounds and our strong focus on research.
  • An innovative way of assessment in which we focus on learning and development of professional knowledge and skills, rather than on just taking tests or giving grades.

Innovative assessment
Every semester you work on major challenging social change issues on the themes of water, energy, vitality and food. Through the projects you learn to think critically, make reasoned judgments and solve problems. The activities you perform and the project products you create are part of your semester portfolio. Your portfolio will be given continuous feedback by your lecturers and professionals. Based on all the feedback and supporting documents in the portfolio, you show that you have developed the requested knowledge and skills at the end of the semester. The final assessment is based on the entire development you have completed during the semester and your portfolio. As a result, there is no standard knowledge test at the end.

Your future
Because you have followed this intensive programme, employers will be very pleased to employ you. Would you rather do a master’s programme first? In most cases, you do not have to follow a pre-master but you are immediately admitted to the master of your choice.

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