Taught course

Business Analysis and Consulting

Ulster University · Ulster University Business School

Entry requirements

Applicants must:

(a) have gained

(i) an Honours or non-Honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or

(ii) an equivalent standard in a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification;


(b) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent);

In exceptional circumstances, as an alternative to (a) (i) or (a) (ii) and/or (b), where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

This new, part-time programme is ideal for people who would like to work in a consultancy role in the professional services or technology sectors, or for experienced tech professionals who want to progress their careers in business analysis and consulting or management. The programme focuses on working within organisations but is also relevant for freelance consultants and business owners who wish to develop transferrable management skills and knowledge to apply in an entrepreneurial context.

The content has been informed by global industry partners and formulated to provide real-world practical experience through project-based learning, industry-based scenarios and live case studies. This will ensure that the business and consulting skills provided are highly applicable to those working in tech roles across a range of sectors.

With a particular focus on the challenges of the changing business environment, the course aims to enhance the employability of learners within dynamic professional services and tech sectors.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Cert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Helen McKenna