Business Analysis & Consulting - Online

Ulster University - Belfast

Business Analysis & Consulting - Online

In a world where new technological innovations are transforming the nature of work, professional services and tech-led companies are increasingly ranking business analysis and consulting skills among the most in-demand skills of the future workplace.

This new, innovative programme is ideal for people who would like to work in a consultancy role, particularly in the professional services or technology sectors. It’s also suitable for people experienced in technology or tech-led project roles who want to progress their careers in business analysis and consulting or management.

The programme will enable managers and future managers to review and analyse organisations to meet future challenges, including digital transformation and tech-led transformation. Developed from stakeholder engagement with a range of key employers from the consulting and professional services sectors in Northern Ireland, this course is designed to meet future skills requirements with particular focus on the challenges of the changing business environment.

Upon successful completion, you have the opportunity to advance onto the Business in Technology MSc.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page".

Subjects taught

Courses are continually reviewed to take advantage of new teaching approaches and developments in research, industry and the professions. Please be aware that modules may change for your year of entry. The exact modules available and their order may vary depending on course updates, staff availability, timetabling and student demand. Please contact the course team for the most up to date module list.

Year two
• Business Analysis and Consulting
• Stakeholder and Client Management
• Consultancy in Practice
• Tech and Data Science in Consulting

Entry requirements

Standard entry conditions
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

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.

Application dates

Your Application
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink").

Enrolment dates

Start Date: September 2024

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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