• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
On the BSc Economics and Finance (Hons) at De Montfort University you will develop your analytical and problem solving skills in the area of applied finance and economics and understand how economic policy is formulated in the context of contemporary economic events.


In this BSc Economics and Finance (Hons) at De Montfort University you will learn key economic and finance theory and understand how economic policy is formulated. 

The course begins by focusing on a basic mathematical and statistical theory for finance, complemented by the theoretical study of economics, practical computer applications and business skills for economists.

Access our Bloomberg Trading Room, giving you access to the same information platform used by leading decision makers in finance, business and government to give you a real insight into markets and trading. 

Reasons to study Finance at De Montfort University

  • Opportunity to specialise in areas of interest and career aspirations through optional modules in second and final year
  • ‘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
  • Placements opportunities with local, national and global companies like Cummins, Vauxhall, Siemens, Ernest Young, the NHS and Pfizer
  • Graduates employed by leading brands in graduate roles such 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
  • Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal trips have included Copenhagen, New York, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto

Graduate careers

An Economics and Finance degree is ideal preparation for a career in business, finance and the civil service.

The graduates are highly rated by industry and have an excellent employment record consistently above the national average.

Recently our graduates have gone onto positions such as Commercial Finance Analyst at Red Bull, Auditor at KPMG, Cost Technician at PepsiCo, Tax Processor at Grant Thornton, Financial Criminal Analyst at Barclays.

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
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Mathematics for Finance
  • Statistics and Probability Theory for Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Econometrics
  • Equity and Fixed Income Valuation
  • Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics

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 plus Maths at grade B
  • International Baccalaureate: 28+ Points including a quantitative subject at SL or HL 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

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.


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