Business Management and Accounting at University of Derby - UCAS

Course summary

We’re committed to helping you develop an international outlook through this challenging degree, which will help you prepare for a career in a global business environment. You'll learn about organisations, their management, and the global environments in which they operate, as well as the skills and knowledge to be a successful accountant. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE Boost your employability Combining two subjects boosts your employability and provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in two subject areas, increasing your versatility. Study fascinating subjects Business Management and Accounting prepares you for a variety of roles within business, management or accounting industries, as well as bring business acumen to other non-business roles. We place a great emphasis on practical, real-world learning through industry projects, links with our overseas partners, and the chance to take a placement year between your second and third year. Professionally accredited Our course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, and students receive this accreditation if they pass the Business Management modules in their first year and select and pass required modules in their second year. You’ll also have the chance to gain Accounting accreditations too depending on your module choice. Tailor your degree With a range of optional modules across areas such as logistics, human resource management, marketing, enterprise and finance, you’ll be able to tailor your studies to your area of interest and your career goals. Specialist facilities You’ll have the chance to use our specialist facilities such as our Financial Markets lab enables students to get hands on with industry standard software that's relied on by financial professionals all over the world. We place a great emphasis on practical, real-world learning through industry projects, links with our overseas partners, and the chance to take a placement year between your second and third year. HOW YOU’LL LEARN: You’ll be taught through several learning and teaching methods, such as formal lectures, which will at times include expert speakers, and seminars. Seminars can be tutor-led or student-led and can include critical analysis of reading, presentations, group work, debates and general problem solving, interaction with real businesses, case study analysis, computer lab work, practical analysis and formative assessment.

  • Tutorials: one-to-one sessions with a tutor to discuss the development of assignments
  • Formal lectures
  • Work projects
  • Self-directed study
YOUR CAREER: This degree sets students up for a range of future careers in the Business or Accountancy field, past graduates have gone on to work for employers such as Nationwide Building Society, Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, Rolls Royce and Derby City Council. Our links with major employers in the area offer the students opportunities to network, build contacts and develop their confidence, adding to their employability. Students are encouraged to gain work experience through the Derby Internship Programme and offered networking opportunities at the many events through the year such as the recruitment fair, Network of Entrepreneurs, and Business Showcase. As this is a broad degree, lots of different job roles will be open to you in areas such as:
  • Project management
  • Analysis
  • Consultancy
  • Accountancy
  • Operations
  • Human resource management
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Logistics
  • Finance
This course would also set you up for a range of postgraduate study, including:
  • MBA
  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc International Business
  • MSc Management
STUDY OPTIONS: On the Joint Honours programme, there are different pathways of study available. You can often study both subjects equally or choose to major in a subject. Please view the course page on our website for more information on pathways.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Business Management and Accounting at University of Derby - UCAS