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2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MSc Management Consulting

Programme code:MSC-BS/MCUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Jo Cutter Contact address:J.Cutter@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Upper second class or First class Bachelors degree or international equivalent in any discipline. Students without these qualifications but with relevant working experience will also be considered
IELTS scores 6.5 overall, with not less than 6 in any area

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

WERD Division, LUBS

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

LUBS Postgraduate Board of Examiners

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Business and Management benchmarks


Professional Body Offering Accreditation:

Chartered Management Institute

Programme specification:

Graduates will:

- be able to evaluate the role of consultancy organisations, the external context in which they operate and how consultancy firms operate.
- be able to critically assess the nature of the consultancy life cycle.
- have strongly developed consultancy research methods skills, equipping them with the ability to analyse and evaluate consultancy data and projects
- have a sound theoretical grounding in the broad area of management consultancy and be able to evaluate and critically assess relevant business and management theories and models
- have developed a range of analytical and personal skills in management consulting.
- have a clear understanding of how their knowledge and skills may be used effectively within an organisational context, enhanced by the undertaking of a consulting project


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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the 150 credits of modules (including compulsory to pass modules) and achieve an overall average mark of 50 or above, calculated across the 180 credits of modules studied.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules

LUBS5225MStrategic Management15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5588MManagement Consulting: Facts, Theories and Issues30 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5590MManagement Consulting: The Consulting Life Cycle30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5592MResearch Methods and Practice for Consultants15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LUBS5594MManagement Consulting Project45 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 45 credits from the following optional modules:

LUBS5221MEffective Decision Making15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5240MHuman Resource Management: An International Perspective15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5277MInformation Tools for Organisations15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5308MBusiness Analytics and Decision Science15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5318MEvidence Based Consultancy15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5320MTraining and Development30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5342MPeople Analytics: Strategy and Practice30 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5365MDiversity Management30 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5443MChange Management and Communication15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5596MStrategic Change and Leadership15 creditsSemester 1

Last updated: 30/04/2019

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