Master of Change and Organisational Resilience

AcademyEx Education Limited Partnership

Subject area

Organisation Management

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Entry requirements

To be admitted to the Master of Change and Organisational Resilience, all applicants must:

have a recognised Bachelor's Degree or Level 7 Graduate Diploma (or higher) AND a minimum of two years relevant industry experience.


have at least five years professional experience in a relevant industry or community demonstrating through evidence equivalence or higher to the qualification stated above.

Note: Relevant professional industry experience can include paid or voluntary roles within organisations where formal or informal leadership can be evidenced. (for example, management and team leadership roles, elections to Boards, project leadership). Evidence that can be provided includes: professional and or community awards; references; published (or shared) outputs; invitations to represent professions and communities at conferences, by media.

Note: To ensure that the Master of Change and Organisational Resilience is relevant to the applicant, an interview will take place with the applicant and the Programme Lead. The interview will ensure potential students understand the programme, and to allow The Mind Lab to help ensure the programme is a good fit for the applicant.

English Language Admission Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language competence. This evidence may be in the form of:
* A formal test of English Language
o IELTS academic band score of 6.5 (overall), with no individual band less than 6.0.
o TOEFL - Internet-based (Score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 21)
o Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Minimum of 176 or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) minimum of 176, with no less than 169 in each skill.
o Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Overall score of 58 with no communicative skills score below 50.
* Evidence of an academic qualification at level 7 or above, completed in one of the following countries, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.
* For domestic applicants, professional outputs or achievements in English language that can be evidence of competence equivalent to any of the above.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Master of Change and Organisational Resilience (Level 9, 180 credits) aims to enable professionals and practitioners from a range of relevant industries to critically apply knowledge and skills to lead and manage change. The programme is designed to blend theoretical and practical knowledge to enable critical evaluation of the complex intersections of purpose, people, processes and technology which are implicated by change. This Master's programme will support the development of individual and organisational resilience and capability to apply future-focused practices needed to navigate change for sustainable and equitable outcomes in the context of New Zealand industries and communities.

What graduates earn

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Contact details

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Phone: (021) 114 2536

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