Taught course

Business Analysis and Consulting

University of Strathclyde · Department of Management Science

Entry requirements


  • second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in business, economics, engineering or the social sciences
  • applications from those with other degrees are also encouraged


  • minimum of a pass degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject
  • subject to performance, students may transfer from the diploma course to the MSc

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

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.

For more information on the full/part time version of this course, please see the following and for more information on the distance learning variant please see this course page.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Please see the website and the scholarship search.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
distance learning
26 months
full time
12 months


distance learning
20 months
full time
9 months
part time
21 months


distance learning
13 months

Further details of qualification

The course is available both with and without distance learning. In the case of distance learning the lengths referenced here are the minimum required time. The full/part time courses start in September whereas the distance learning course starts in October.

Course contact details

SBS Postgraduate Admissions
0141 553 6105