* The Department of Accounting and Finance has been awarded the best possible result from the Government’s QAA review for the quality of our teaching and student support * DMU was the only university in England listed as ‘excellent’ for Accounting and Finance in the Sunday Times University Guide 2000 * Leicester Business school is an ACCA Premier Status Centre and a CIMA Quality Partner * An optional paid placement year offers professional experience with major employers such as IBM, Intel, Audi, Volkswagen, the Audit Commission, HSBC, Marks and Spencer and Siemens * The Finance modules teach key skills sought by many employers
Entry requirements A minimum of 200 UCAS Tariff points (dependent on programme)including at least two subjects at Advanced Level (or equivalent).
A Joint Honours Degree is a combination of two different subjects: students study 50% of one subject and 50% of another. Finance can be combined with Business.
Initially, the course focuses on the basic knowledge and skills of financial and management accounting, complemented by the theoretical study of economics, practical computer applications and business skills for accountants. In Year Two, financial and management accounting skills are developed further and students acquire knowledge of financial management and research techniques. In the final year, students study business finance and optional modules such as Forensic Accounting, Accounting Ethics and Taxation.