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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 VW, Microsoft, Bosch, IBM, Pfizer, HSBC and Siemens
- Graduates employed by leading brands
- Enjoy an international experience with DMU Global
trips have included Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto

Course details

Modules

Year 1
Introduction to Accounting
Professional Communications
Understanding Business
Principles of Marketing
Quantitative Methods
Introduction to Law

Year 2
Management and Strategy
Performance Measurement in Organisations
Plus option modules from the following indicative list:

Progressive Franchising
Financial Markets and Institutions
Organisational Management
People Management
Corporate Finance
Business Taxation
Business Intelligence Using Excel
Global Issues in Strategic Financial Planning
Business Research Issues
European Business Issues

Year 3
Contemporary Business Issues
Plus option modules from the following indicative list:

Crisis and Business Continuity Management
Strategy and Management Dissertation
Global Strategic Management
Public Sector Accounting and Finance
Forensic Accounting
Managerial Development and Control
Audit and Assurance
International Developments in Accounting
Advanced Corporate Taxation
Advanced Corporate Finance
Accounting and Finance Project
Governance and Sustainability
Global Corporate Accounting
Reflective Business Practice

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

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

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 £13,750 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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