• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The Global Finance (Hons) programme from De Montfort University is designed as a special honours programme for our highest achieving accounting and finance students, and in addition to providing you with ACCA and CIMA exemptions and encouraging an academic approach to global finance, we provide you with structured career development support and placement opportunities to prepare you for a career as a modern financial specialist.

On this programme you will focus on modern global finance techniques, interpretative practices and issues, as well as developing theoretical and technical foundations.

    Reasons to study Global Finance at DMU:

  • Gain exemptions for professional qualifications from world leading professional associations including ACCA and CIMA
  • Opportunity for an in-country experience with a leading international organisation
  • Opportunity for an international experience with one of our international partner colleges
  • Access to the Great Hall of Leicester Castle, which has recently undergone a £4.2 million refurbishment programme.
  • Regular delivery from leading business figures
  • Networking and peer support as a result of being part of a small tutor group
  • Mentoring and 1-1 academic support
  • Emphasis on the development of business-relevant cultural awareness, including optional language study

Graduate careers

A degree in global finance opens up a variety of career opportunities and provides financial management skills which are highly sought after by employers in all sectors.

The course will prepare you for a career in business and management in the public, private or voluntary sectors, as all of these require skilled managers with a clear understanding of systems, efficiency and operational issues. After studying finance you will be able to consider careers such as those offered in investment, banking and insurance organisations.


Accredited by the CFA Society of the UK (CFA UK), this course provides solid knowledge for students aiming to gain the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). The IMC is the most widely recognised qualification of its kind in the UK and considered the profession’s benchmark entry-level qualification. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      four years with a placement

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Mathematics for Finance
  • Statistics and Probability Theory for Finance
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Law
  • International Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Econometrics
  • Corporate Finance

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Normally 112 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent, including one A or AS Level of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics or Statistics
  • Normally BTEC Extended Diploma at DMM in Mathematics, Physics or Statistics
  • Five GCSEs at grades A*–C including English Language and Maths at the required level
  • QAA Access to Higher Education course not normally accepted as applicants will need to have studied a quantitative subject at A or AS Level equivalent in Maths, Physics or Statistics
  • English (Language or Literature) GCSE required at grade C and Maths GCSE required at grade B
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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