• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

This BSc Economics and Finance (Hons) at De Montfort University  will give you a strong grounding in mathematical and statistical theory for finance. You will also learn about the theoretical study of economics (micro and macro) and financial accounting in the context of contemporary events, and will be encouraged to progress your practical skills in the field.

In your second and third year you will have the opportunity to tailor your learning to your own area of interest by choosing from optional modules alongside the compulsory core modules.

Our Bloomberg Trading Room – one of the largest in a UK university – will give you a simulated experience on the same information platform used by leading decision makers in finance, business and government. This real-world insight to markets and trading will sharpen your economic skills and can boost employability prospects as we offer the chance to obtain the Bloomberg Market Concepts certification free of charge along with access to Bloomberg University.

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.

Accreditation

This course has some modules accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). 

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

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.

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

    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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Funding

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