On the Accounting and Economics degree at DMU you will study the nature, role and processes of accounting and examine the ways in which political choices, processes and ideas shape government and public life. The Accounting modules will give you a solid grounding in key business concepts, ideas and methodologies, while on the Economics modules you will learn how to analyse and measure real economic issues based on your knowledge of economic theory. DMU are a Gold Approved ACCA Learning Partner and accredited by CIMA
reflecting the high quality of our teaching and giving you a qualification sought after by employers. We have close links with employers and professional accounting bodies which provide you with opportunities for industry relevant sessions. We have access to industry standard Bloomberg software to analyse share price and company performance to get a real practical insight into markets and trading. You can enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal our innovative programme of work and study opportunities across the world, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizon. There are placement opportunities with local, national and global companies including IBM, Boots, Vauxhall, Walt Disney, the NHS and the Government Economic Service. Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate jobs such as Treasury Accountant at Triumph Motorcycles, Business Analyst at Deutsche Bank, Audit Associate at KPMG and Finance Executive at Tesco. We are rated in the top 10 most popular universities in the UK by UCAS.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
YEAR ONE: Introduction to Accounting: Quantitative Methods: Introduction to Law: Applied Economic Analysis: Economics
YEAR TWO: Performance Measurement in Organisations, Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics, Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Accounting, Business Taxation, Corporate Finance, Environmental Management, Business Intelligence Using Excel, Global Issues in Strategic Financial Planning, Economics, Business Research Issues and Analysis, European Economics Issues, Financial Markets and Institutions, New Directions in Economics, Economic History
YEAR 3: Open Economy Macroeconomics OR Developments in Advanced Microeconomics, Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Economics, Financial Markets and the Central Bank, Decision Analysis, Development Economics, International Trade, Political Economy, Financial Econometrics, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Developments in Advanced Microeconomics, Economics Dissertation, Accounting, Advanced Corporate Finance, Audit and Assurance, Forensic Accounting, Contemporary Business Issues, Public Sector Accounting and Finance, International Developments in Accounting, Accounting Project, Advanced Corporate Taxation, Governance and Sustainability, Managerial Development and Control
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:
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.
To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Leicester Campus|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
|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||DMM|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|