Business Analysis and Consulting

University of Strathclyde


The MSc in Business Analysis & Consulting has been developed to equip you with the practical, evaluative and analytical skills to allow you, as a future manager or consultant, to influence and develop strategy and performance within organisations.

You'll learn the key quantitative business analysis methods necessary to evaluate performance. In addition, you'll learn how to use business models to support the development of strategy for organisations and to help them to monitor and measure strategic processes. Simultaneously, you'll develop the key skills of business consulting, which are applicable to any organisation.

Compulsory modules include Foundations of Operational Research & Business Analysis, Quantitative Business Analysis and Managing Business Operations.

You'll also choose three optional modules from a range including Business Simulation Methods, Risk Analysis & Management and Business Information Systems.

You can exit at the end of 21 months with a PgDip.

Entry Requirements

For the MSc, a second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in business, economics, engineering or the social sciences. Applications from those with other degrees are also encouraged.

For the PgDip, a minimum of a Pass degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject.

Start Date

January, September


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

24 months


Strathclyde Business School


Management Science

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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