Taught course

Business Analysis and Consultancy

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · Hertfordshire Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in Business, Management, or any other discipline that includes a quantitative or computing element.:

  • An honours degree (at level 2:2 or above)
  • A higher degree
  • A professional qualification of equivalent standard in any discipline

This may be from a UK university, or equivalent, or a recognized overseas university.

Where an applicant does not meet the above requirement their application may be considered on an individual basis, where they can demonstrate significant management experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The course has been developed to enable you to develop advanced knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Business Analytical Methods and Information Technology
  • Business Problem Structuring and Solving
  • Consultancy Skills in the Business Environment


These themes are explored through modules in Business Analytics, Computer Simulation, Creative Problem Solving, Consultancy Skills and Business Statistics. The course also includes a project based module where you will solve a problem for a client using the knowledge and skills acquired during your study. There is then a further applied consultancy project, which allows you to independently research, investigate and analyse a current business problem.

The course focuses on:

  • computational, mathematical, philosophical and management science approaches to business analysis
  • developing problem solving skills
  • enhancing your ability to use business software and other information technology
  • encouraging independent and creative thinking
  • effective communication in all formats appropriate to a business environment.

Fees and funding

UK students
£18540
International students
£18540

Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    30-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
University Switchboard
Email
ask@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800