12 months
25100 GBP/year
15200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Business Consulting and Psychology programme from University of Aberdeen will build your professional consulting skills enhanced with a working knowledge of industry-leading psychology tools and workforce behavioural frameworks.

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Consulting is the fastest growing global professional occupation. Rapid changes in world business and advances in technology means companies are seeking new ways to compete and innovate. Business consultants are the solution with unique industry and occupational understanding and expertise.

The Business Consulting and Psychology programme from University of Aberdeen offers an opportunity to study fundamental concepts of business management and psychology. The range of topics covered offered by both the Business School and the School of Psychology will include research and practice based elements, giving students extensive knowledge of industry practices, key theories and challenges in business consultancy.

This will help you develop a range of transferable skills in understanding human behaviour in the workforce, problem identification, analysis and solving, project management, interpersonal communication including administering psychological analysis techniques and providing feedback, in depth operational analysis and business report writing.


Students who complete the Business Consulting MSc can go on to have careers as a consultant or providing consulting services and experience within traditional employment areas. The consulting service practice stretches across all industries and with increased specialisation of the workforce, SME and large consulting companies are in high demand. Students may also wish to go on to start their own business consultancy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Consulting 
  • Operations and Project Management 
  • Organisational Psychology 
  • Organisational Culture and Conflict
  • Advanced Business Consulting 
  • Managing Change 
  • A Psychology Toolkit for Consulting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme is open to all professionals with a minimum 5 years employment history and graduates from any discipline.
Degree Transcript
  • a full transcript showing all the subjects you studied and the marks you have achieved in your degree(s) (original & official English translation)
 Personal Statement
  • a detailed personal statement explaining your motivation for this particular programme
  • a reference letter from your university discussing your academic ability. If you have been out of education for a long time you may wish to use your current or most recent employer, or another professional person

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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