Postgraduate Consultancy Projects

Postgraduate Consultancy Projects

As a key part of their qualification, postgraduate students are offered the chance to undertake a research based consultancy project to complete their studies (often instead of undertaking a dissertation). Interested students are put through a pre-selection process, with suitable candidates being eligible to apply to a selection of consultancy projects compiled by the University.

The postgraduate consultancy project intakes are as follows:

  • September (seeking projects to start in May)
  • January (seeking projects to start in September)
  • May (seeking projects to start in January)

Consultancy projects, which carry course credits for students, often last for 8 to 12 weeks and involve a student undertaking a business project and preparing a relevant and useable management report.

The projects are derived by the company and are based around a real life issue within a business that the student would work on and make a contribution to. Students can be based onsite, partly onsite or work remotely for the duration of the project. Students undertaking a project require a minimum of 1 day per week to focus on their management report/dissertation.

Example consultancy projects

Department Project Area Sector
Business Manage new market entry programme Automative
Business and Marketing and Finance Create a business plan for a new product eLearning Provider
Events Management and Marketing Generate and increase conversion of enquiries to maximise revenue from events Hospitality
Finance Formulate best practice, sales inventory and operations planning and management of reporting operational performance levels Manufacturing
Sport Marketing Social media effect on customers, strategy implementation and results from social media activity Sport


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Project Case Studies

Marketing Plan (209 Kb)

Employee Engagement across Multi-Sites (342 Kb)

Developing a Marketing Plan (175 Kb)

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