• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Interested in getting a head start in your career? This Accounting and Finance (Hons) programme at the De Montfort University is ideal if you’re interested in a professional career in accounting and want to maximise the number of exemptions from professional body exams.

About

Close links with employers and professional accounting bodies ensure you have the opportunity to enhance your future career prospects and gain up to nine exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the maximum number available, as well as exemptions from CIMA, CII, ACT, AIA, CFA, CIPFA, ICAEW and the CPA.

Our Bloomberg Trading Room – one of the largest in a UK university – will give you a simulated experience on industry-standard software that is used by decision-makers in finance.

Key features of the Accounting and Finance (Hons) programme at the De Montfort University

  • We are a Gold Status ACCA Learning Partner and are accredited by CIMA.
  • Our graduates have gone on to careers in globally renowned organisations. Recent successes include Barclays, Ernst & Young, IBM, PwC and many more.
  • Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal – on these trips you’ll visit sites like Wall Street which give you a real-world experience that applies directly to your studies.
  • Module content is broad in nature, covering a multitude of topics including Management Accounting, Corporate Finance, Management and Strategy, Forensic Accounting and Advanced Financial Reporting.

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.

Accreditation

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
  • The Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)

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 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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General 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.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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