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Business Analysis & Consulting (online) PGCert

Business Analysis & Consulting (online) PGCert

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12 months

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Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Business Interpersonal Skills Business Modelling / Analysis Business Consultancy Practice

Course type


Course Summary

This distance learning course focuses on applying advanced analytical methods to business problems to help managers make better decisions.

You will develop an understanding of key quantitative business analysis methods.

You will also be introduced to business models used to support the development of strategy for organisations and to help them to monitor and measure strategic processes.

Moreover, you will develop key consulting skills to effectively support management.


Each class includes two pieces of assessment. Around half of these will be assignments and the other half will be by examination at local centres. On completion this course leads to PGDip in Business Analysis & Consulting.


Quantitative Business Analysis runs over one semester but in two parts. The first part provides an introduction to the basic theory and application of statistical modelling. Topics covered included data analysis, probability theory, distributions and moments, estimation and hypothesis testing. The second part focuses mainly on two areas - regression modelling and multivariate analysis. While key background theory will be presented, the emphasis is on the generation and interpretation of output from commercially available software.

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Entry requirements

Students need minimum pass degree or non-UK equivalent, in business, economics, engineering or social sciences. We also encourage applications from other degrees.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is a first-rate institution, offering a diverse variety of postgraduate course options and fostering an inclusive university community, welcoming students from around the globe and from all types of backgrounds. Strathclyde is a research-oriented university, delivering a transformative learning experience. It invests intelligently in campus facilities to provide a superb environment in which to study and...more