Taught course

Management Consultancy

Institution
University of Aberdeen · Graduate Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement is the equivalent of a British 2:1 (Honours) degree or above in any discipline. For more detailed information on entry requirements, please contact gbs@abdn.ac.uk It would be useful for two references to be supplied in order for applicants to submit an application for this more specialised programme. The English Language Requirement for all College of Arts and Social Sciences Masters programmes is an IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE. For more information see international/english-requirements at: www.abdn.ac.uk/international/english-requirements Please note, students who accept an offer of a place will be asked to pay a deposit to secure their place. This deposit is later deducted from the tuition fees payable at registration. See www.abdn.ac.uk/postgraduate/finance for further details.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course has been designed to introduce its students to the knowledge, skills, and experience required by a management consultant.Employment in the consultancy sector is buoyant at the moment so whether you are an engineer, a scientist, a law or business graduate, this programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to make a credible job application.

This one-year MSc programme at Aberdeen comprises an intensive series of stimulating lectures, energetic seminars, intensive small group work, and consultancy project work, which will include academics and consultants as well as managers from our contributing companies. A key aim of the programme is to develop your ability to think logically, laterally and independently about the implications of change and give you the confidence to plan and facilitate change programmes.

The course initially focuses upon building a broad foundation of theoretical knowledge about management consultancy through its core modules in subjects ranging from accountancy to strategy, and from managing innovation to consultancy interventions.

Find out more about courses

This programme is taught by specialist staff with experience in management consultancy. Lectures include visiting speakers from local consulting companies and offers a wide range of research and practical experience, focusing on combining academic rigour with practical relevance.

The MSc Management Consultancy degree is a 12-month full time ’conversion’ programme which takes students with a wide range of first degrees and prepares them for a career in the management profession.

Charlene Feeney-Seale graduated in 2012 and now works as a management consultant with PriceWaterhouseCooper.

"I thoroughly enjoyed the Organisational Change course in my third year, and it was this which really inspired me to become a management consultant. I have frequently used the material covered in the course in my working life, and would strongly recommend the MSc as an excellent foundation for a career in management consultancy."

Information for international students

The English Language Requirement for all College of Arts and Social Sciences Masters programmes is an IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE. For more information see international/english-requirements at: www.abdn.ac.uk/international/english-requirements

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,100
International students
£15,400

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

Name
Clare Mcintyre
Email
gbs@abdn.ac.uk
Phone
01224 273235