Management Consultancy Report / Dissertation - BUSN9112

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Summer Term 7 30 (15) Joseph Amankwah-Amoah checkmark-circle


This module will build on the module: Research Methods and Consultancy Skills and supervise health care students during their Management Report/ Dissertation Project.

Individual support will be provided regarding the following subjects:

• Formulating and clarifying the management consultancy/dissertation topic.
• Theoretical approaches and literature review.
• Philosophy of social science research.
• Research design.
• Research ethics.
• Secondary and primary research methods.
• Quantitative method and data analysis.
• Qualitative method and data analysis.
• Library resources: online sources and searching journal databases.
• Writing and presenting a research project/ management consultancy report/dissertation.


Contact hours

Private Study: 292
Contact Hours/Supervision: 8
Total: 300

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods
Management Consultancy Report/Dissertation (8000-10000 words) (100%)

Reassessment method:
100% project

Indicative reading

Recommended Textbook
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (2008) CRD Guidance for undertaking reviews in health care (2018). University of York.

Additional Reading
Bryman, A. (2021). Social Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an advanced understanding of how to conduct qualitative and quantitative research in a business context.
- Produce a report in the required format that integrates and communicates knowledge and understanding gained from the MSc Management programme and internship.
- Critically apply appropriate consultancy/research principles and techniques for effective project management.
- Demonstrate a systematic understanding of research philosophies.

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
- Demonstrate competence in numeracy and qualitative management skills, including the use of models of business situations, qualitative and quantitative research skills.
- Identify, find, record, organise, interpret and communicate knowledge relevant to the development and management of organisations.
- Critically apply the underlying principles of social science research and research ethics.
- Demonstrate an ability to design and implement a social science research project.


  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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