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De Montfort University: Accounting and Finance

Institution De Montfort University
Department Business and Law View department profile
Telephone 0116 250 6070
Study type Taught


An ideal choice for both new graduates and finance professionals looking to progress their career, this programme is the opportunity to specialise in different areas of accounting and finance. It helps prepare full-time students for entry-level positions and provides career development opportunities for roles such as accountants, auditors, managers, business consultants and finance analysts.

You will examine in depth, the tools and practices of finance and accounting. The course will enable you to apply your knowledge in simulations, case studies, exams, essays and small research projects, developing your employability and research skills. You will have access to our Trading Room, which provides campus and remote access to leading financial databases, statistical and other software. On this course you will challenge accounting and finance theories and practices by studying contemporary issues, including sustainability investing and reporting.

Key features

  • Modules such as Financial Decision Management will allow you to develop and apply key skills used in designing and implementing strategy and demonstrate an understanding of how the external environment and stakeholders affect strategy.

  • You will use international case studies to examine topics such as sustainability and transparency.

  • The course enables you to synthesise the evidence for and against finance theories, such as EMH, CAPM and behavioural finance.

  • On our International Trading and Investments module, you will be given a stock and sector to manage, as part of a student-managed international portfolio.

  • This course will prepare you for the CIMA Management Case Study (MCS) exam, giving you a head start in your journey to obtain professional accreditations.


De Montfort University
Faculty of Business and Law 

The Faculty of Business and Law offers a wide range of industry-aligned postgraduate courses. By combining theoretical and practical learning, our courses provide a platform to enhance your career prospects within various sectors. Indeed, our course content is informed by the latest industry developments, ensuring you are prepared for the employment market.

Links with professional bodies and employers
You can benefit from strong links with major professional bodies and employers, allowing you to build your professional network. We also have accreditations and certifications from respected bodies, including the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), …

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