Are you interested in a rewarding and professional career? This accredited course offers the ideal platform for students to develop theoretical and practical skills valued by employers. Our close links with professional accounting bodies provide you with the opportunity to gain exemptions from some professional exams, allowing you to complete them at a faster pace and giving you a head start in the graduate jobs market. You will study accounting modules that will give you a solid grounding in key business concepts, ideas and methodologies. The Economics modules will teach you how to analyse and measure real economic issues based on your knowledge of economic theory. In your second and third years, you can choose from a range of optional modules to tailor your learning to your interests and career ambitions. Key features:
- You will have the opportunity to gain exemptions from the professional accounting body exams with the ICAEW, subject to optional module choices and any module-specific criteria.
- Benefit from The Trading Room, where you can gain experience of a real-life trading floor environment on campus and online, with access to financial, company and economic data widely used in industry. Students have access to both Bloomberg and Refinitiv/Eikon self-study certifications and their online training materials. These are available to students via campus and online.
- Placements opportunities with local, national and global companies. Previous students have landed roles with the Government Economic Service, the Department for International Trade and the NHS.
- Our graduates are employed by leading brands, with recent successes including PwC, Lloyds Banking Group, IBM, KPMG and Barclays.
- Enjoy an international experience through our DMU Global scheme. Previous study-enhancing trips have included New York, where students visited Wall Street and the Bloomberg headquarters, Copenhagen, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto.
Year 1 Introduction to Accounting Introduction to Law Introduction to Macroeconomics Introduction to Microeconomics Quantitative Methods Year 2 Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics Performance Measurement in Organisations Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Accounting Business Intelligence Using Excel Business Taxation Corporate Finance Global Issues in Strategic Financial Planning Economics Business Research Issues and Analysis Economic History European Economics Issues Financial Markets and Institutions New Directions in Economics Year 3 Open Economy Macroeconomics OR Developments in Advanced Microeconomics Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Economics Economics Development Developments in Advanced Microeconomics Economics Dissertation Financial Econometrics Financial Markets and the Central Bank International Trade Open Economy Macroeconomics Political Economy Behavioural Economics Accounting Accounting Project Advanced Corporate Finance Advanced Corporate Taxation Audit and Assurance Contemporary Business Issues Forensic Accounting Governance and Sustainability International Developments in Accounting Managerial Development and Control Public Sector Accounting and Finance
You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports) and usually an exam or test, which is typically weighted as follows in your first year: Exam: 52% Coursework: 48% These assessment weightings are indicative only. The exact weighting may vary depending on option modules chosen by students and teaching methods deployed by the academic member of staff each year. Indicative assessment weighting and assessment type per module are shown as part of the module information. Again these are based on the current academic session.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Leicester Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||including a minimum of 5.5 in each component|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.