The aim of the Accounting and Finance programme is to provide a degree based upon sound theoretical study that recognises accounting finds its ultimate expression in practice and consequently seeks to develop skills in application, analysis and problem solving. This ensures it is directly relevant to the needs of the accounting profession and consequently offers an extensive range of exemptions from globally renowned professional bodies that are highly regarded by employers.
Gold Status ACCA Learning Partner and accredited by CIMA
opportunity to gain exemptions from ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, CIPFA, AIA, ACT and CPA, allowing you to gain a professional qualification at an accelerated pace*
- ‘Bloomberg Trading Room’ with access to industry standard software
analyse real-time share price and company performance to gain a practical insight into markets and trading
- Close links with employers and professional accounting bodies
providing you with opportunities for industry relevant sessions to enhance your employability
- Prizes awarded to encourage and reward excellent work
generously sponsored by organisations with links to the Faculty of Business and Law
- Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
trips have included Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto
- Placements opportunities with local, national and global companies
such as Deloitte, Lloyds Banking Group, Walt Disney, GE and the NHSr
- 97.7% of our students in work or further study
within six months of graduating (Accounting and Finance, DLHE 2015/16)
- Graduates employed by globally renowned organisations
such as HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, PwC, Vauxhall and BP
*Students will benefit by having less examinations to complete to gain a professional qualification. Consequently both the time involved to progress through the professional examinations and the cost incurred will be reduced.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
YEAR ONE: Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Professional Communications, Global Financial Issues, Quantitative Methods, Introduction to Law
YEAR TWO: Financial Reporting, Accounting Standards and Theory, Decision Management, Management and Strategy, Company Law
Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Environmental Management, Business Intelligence using Excel, Global Issues in Strategic Financial planning, Corporate Finance*, Business Taxation*, Organisation Management**
YEAR THREE: Advanced Financial Reporting, Advanced Decision Management, Audit and Assurance
Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Public Sector Accounting and Finance, Forensic Accounting, Managerial Development and Control, International Developments in Accounting, Advanced Corporate Taxation*, Advanced Corporate Finance*, International Business Taxation, Liquidity and Financial, Risk Management*, Governance and Sustainability
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.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
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 (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|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||including a minimum of 5.5 in each component|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|