12 months
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15100 GBP/year
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About

The Accounting and Finance MSc programme from De Montfort University prepares the financial professionals of the future and teaches the skills required for an exciting career in the fast-paced world of finance. 

Overview

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 as they start their career, as well as supports learning career development opportunities for those in a range of roles such as accountants, auditors, practising managers, business consultants and finance experts from various backgrounds.

This Accounting and Finance MSc programme from De Montfort University provides a critical approach to the theoretical underpinnings of accounting and finance. You will get practical experience of tools, techniques, financial databases, and research skills. The programme leads with core taught modules that critically examine the scope of generic accounting and finance, as well as modules such as Contemporary Issues in International Financial Reporting, Evaluation of Management Accounting, and Applied Corporate Finance.

You will also undertake the Research Methods module which not only develops and enhances your research skills but also helps prepare you for your dissertation. As part of the Applied Trading module you will undertake a two-week intensive study with our Trading room facilities, where students can consider the practical aspects of investment and strengthen their knowledge in this area.

You will also be prepared for future self-reflection and career development through the Knowing and Developing Yourself for Professional Success module. In addition to these core areas, students can select an area of interest and specialism from a comprehensive list of elective modules. 

Careers

Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in business economics and business finance. This course will provide advanced preparation for careers in the policy making, organisational decision making and the financial world.

This course allows you to design your own personal pathway, combining core modules with specialisms that are in line with your interests and career ambitions. Specialisms may include business analytics, governance and social responsibility, assurance and risk, and behavioural finance.

Accreditation

Our Business School is a Gold Status ACCA Learning Partner and is accredited by CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Executive Business Simulation  
  • Contemporary Issues in International Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting  
  • Applied Corporate Finance 
  • Research Methods 
  • Portfolio Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Banking or Business-related subjects with a minimum pass of a Second-Class Honours, an equivalent overseas qualification, or an equivalent professional qualification. 
  • Fully qualified Professional Accounting applicants (such as CIMA/ACCA and 3 years work experience plus examinations) are eligible for accelerated entry (90 credits) on to the programme on a part-time basis.
  • Download and complete the international application form.
  • A copy of your qualifications.
  • A copy of your English language certificate.
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application.
  • A copy of your passport.
  • One reference for undergraduate study, or two references for postgraduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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