Business Management and Economics De Montfort University


Study business theories and models that can be applied right across an organisation, and develop the analytical and critical evaluation skills to understand how national and global issues can affect the performance of a business.

- Develop a critical awareness of both economic markets and business policy
and gain the skills to analyse key decisions taken by organisations in both subject areas
- Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
trips have included New York, Berlin, Greece, Beijing and Copenhagen
- Placement opportunities with local, national and global companies
including IBM, Vauxhall, Walt Disney, the NHS and the Government Economic Service
- Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate jobs
such as Business Analyst at Deutsche Bank, Audit Associate at KPMG, Financial Analyst at PwC and Revenue Management Analyst at TNT

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Start date

    21 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years

Course details


YEAR ONE: Financial Decision Making, Economics, Applied Economic Analysis, Principles of Marketing, Employability, Professionalism and Academic Study Skills, Marketing Information and Decision Making
YEAR TWO: Intermediate Micro and Macro Economics, Contemporary Management, Plus option modules from the following indicative list:,Business Finance Essentials, Business Intelligence using Excel, Performance Measurement in Organisations, Human Resource Management (HRM) in the Workplace
International Marketing, Buyer Behaviour, Brand Management, Government and Business, Business Research Issues and Analysis, European Economics Issues, Financial Markets and Institutions, New Directions in Economics, Economic History
YEAR THREE: Global Strategic Management, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Developments in Advanced Microeconomics, Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Service Operations Management, Strategy and Management Dissertation, Creative Management and Marketing, Organising Human Resource Management, Retail Marketing, Customer Management, Managing the Environment, Financial Markets and the Central Bank, International Trade, Economic Development, Economics Dissertation, Decision Analysis, Political Economy

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: 35%
Coursework: 65%
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 code NL21
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.