De Montfort University

Accounting and Business Management De Montfort University Degree level: Undergraduate

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The aim of this joint honours degree is to provide you with the skill set you need to give you a head-start in your career. The Business Management modules provide you with a broad understanding of business concepts, ideas, models and methods, with an increasing focus on strategic management as you progress through the course. The Accounting modules enable you to appraise the role of accounting in society, to appreciate and critically analyse financial decisions taken by organisations and to evaluate the regulatory framework of accounting.

- Gold Status ACCA Learning Partner and accredited by CIMA
opportunity to gain exemptions from some professional accounting body exams, allowing you to complete them at a faster 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
- Placements opportunities with local, national and global companies
such as PwC, Vauxhall, Marks and Spencer, News UK, PepsiCo and BP
- 97.7% of our students in work or further study
within six months of graduating (Accounting and Finance, DLHE 2015/16)
- Graduates employed by leading brands
such as Commercial Finance Analyst at Red Bull, Auditor at KPMG, Cost Technician at PepsiCo, Tax Processor at Grant Thornton and Financial Criminal Analyst at Barclays
- Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
trips have included Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto

Course details

Modules

Year 1
Principles of Marketing
Financial Decision Making
Employability, Professionalism and Academic Study Skills
Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
Introduction to Work and Organisations
Marketing Information and Decision Making
The Digital and Social Media Context of Business

Year 2
Advertising and Promotion
Brand Management
Direct and Digital Marketing*
Marketing Research
Buyer Behaviour
Plus option modules from the following indicative list:

International Marketing
Sports Marketing

Year 3
Campaign Planning
Contemporary Issues in Advertising in Advertising and PR
Marketing Dissertation or The Brand Portfolio
Plus option modules from the following indicative list:

Interactive Marketing Campaign*
E-Marketing
Global Marketing Strategies
Customer Management
Marketing Planning and Management
Reflective Business Practice**
Social Media Marketing
*Essential for progression towards the IDM Certificate in Direct Marketing
**Only applicable to those who have undertaken a placement year

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: 47%
Coursework: 53%
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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Certified Accountants, Chartered Association of
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

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 code NN14
Institution code D26
Campus name Leicester Campus
Campus code Y

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 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 24 points


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 including a minimum of 5.5 in each component

or equivalent


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 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.

Provider information

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De Montfort University
The Gateway
Leicester
LE1 9BH


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0116 257 7458