Business and Management

De Montfort University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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This is a highly practical course designed to put you in pole position in the job market when you graduate. A Business and Management degree at DMU can open up an exciting career path for you in a wide range of specialist areas including business strategy, accounting and finance, human resource management or marketing. You can either study a general pathway, giving you the skills you need to understand what makes a business work, or you can specialise depending on your area of interest. Key features Gain an additional qualification Completing specific modules means you will be awarded the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership. Pitch a business idea to real-life entrepreneurs Our Fox’s Lair initiative gives you the opportunity to prepare for the business world by presenting your plans and ideas to business executives. Gain placement opportunities with local, national and global companies Including Volkswagen, Tata Consultancy Services and FedEx. Learn the latest developments in business practice Our lecturers draw on their extensive experience and many are involved in consultancy and training with large organisations. Our innovative assessments help you to develop skills which are highly sought after by employers Build your confidence and enhance your creative, organisational and communication skills. Enjoy an international experience with DMU Global Trips have included Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto. On these trips, students will learn about global business issues, International Marketing and global strategic management. Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate roles including Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Caterpillar and The Body Shop.

Course details


Year 1 Financial Decision Making Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Global Business Issues Introduction to Work and Organisations Understanding Business Principles of Marketing Year 2 Contemporary Management Business and Sustainability Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Performance Measurement in Organisations Business Research Issues and Analysis European Business Issues The Creative Art of Selling and Negotiation HRM in the Workplace International Marketing Government and Business Business and Finance Essentials Progressive Franchising Global Operation and Supply Chain Management Business Law Year 3 Global Contemporary Business Issues Global Strategic Management Plus option modules from the following indicative list: International Developments in Accounting Service Operations Management Crisis and Business Continuity Management Creative Management and Marketing Globalisation and International HRM Managing Change and Innovation Critical Analysis of Organisation Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Reflective Business Practice Strategy and Management Dissertation

Assessment method

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: 33% Coursework: 67% 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

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeNN12
Institution code D26
Campus nameLeicester Campus
Campus codeY

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points from at least two A Levels. Plus five GCSEs at grades A*–C (9 - 4) including English Language and Maths.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit or equivalent. English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grades A* - C (9 -4).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6including a minimum of 5.5 in each component

or equivalent

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13750 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that fees for subsequent years of study for continuing students are subject to an annual review. Any increase in fee will be in line with RPI-X (linked to the retail price index) and the fee cap set by the Government.
Business and Management at De Montfort University - UCAS