• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The aim of the Accounting and Finance (Hons) programme at the De Montfort University, 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.

About

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.

Reasons to study the BA Accounting and Finance (Hons) at De Montfort University:

  • 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 softwareanalyse real-time share price and company performance to gain a practical insight into markets and trading
  • Close links with employers and professional accounting bodiesproviding you with opportunities for industry relevant sessions to enhance your employability
  • Prizes awarded to encourage and reward excellent workgenerously sponsored by organisations with links to the Faculty of Business and Law
  • Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobaltrips have included Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto
  • Placements opportunities with local, national and global companieslike Cummins, Vauxhall, Siemens, Ernest Young, the NHS and Pfizer
  • 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 in graduate rolessuch 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
  • Rated in the top 10 most popular universities in the UK by UCAS

Graduate careers

A degree in accounting and finance provides you with financial management skills that are highly in demand with employers.

The professional accountancy exemptions that we offer mean you have the opportunity to qualify at a faster rate, saving time and money in the longer term.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      four years with a placement
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Global Financial Issues
  • Introduction to Law
  • Management Accounting
  • Professional Communications
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Accounting Standards and Theory
  • Company Law
  • Decision Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management and Strategy

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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Academic Requirements

  • A typical offer is 112 UCAS points. You need to study at least two subjects at A Level or equivalent (eg BTEC)
  • Five GCSEs grades A–C including English Language and Maths
  • Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent)
  • English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grade C
  • We will normally require students to have had a break from full time education before undertaking the Access course
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • DMU Global High Flyers Award
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Sports Scholarship
  • International Scholarships

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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