12 months
14100 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Accounting programme from De Montfort University is designed to provide a career focused academic experience for students as well as a good understanding of the requirements of the practice based professional exams studied to obtain chartered status as an accountant. 

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The  Applied Accounting programme from  De Montfort University  will be both quantitative and qualitative and reflect the increasing internationalisation of business.  There will be an emphasis on the application of accounting and finance techniques, underpinned by the relevant UK law and regulations and international standards.

Reasons to study Applied Accounting MSc at DMU:

  • Gain practical accounting skills - Strongly linked to accounting in a practical environment and to the role of finance trained staff within the economy.
  • Get workplace ready - Employability skills will be simultaneously developed to aid progression from study to employment.
  • Specialise in areas of your choice - Specialise in relevant areas of practice such as tax advise and audit which will permit you to consider areas of interest in more depth through a range of elective modules.
  • Close links with employers and professional accounting bodies providing you with opportunities for industry relevant sessions to enhance your employability
  • The Department of Accounting and Finance is committed to providing a high quality educational experience focusing on teaching excellence through diverse approaches to learning, teaching and assessment that enable all students to maximise their potential.
  • Learn key skills to help you in the future - The programme is designed to reflect the requirements of the ACCA professional papers.
  • Learn from industry professionals - The core taught modules will be delivered by professionally qualified accountants who have years of industry experience and teaching students to pass ACCA exams.

Graduate careers

We aim to deliver courses that prepare students for today’s competitive job market. Our range of real-world placements and strong links with employers has helped DMU enter the top 25 UK universities for graduate employment.

Support also extends beyond the classroom and includes employment fairs, graduate internships, enterprise support and a whole range of careers advice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Ethics and Compliance
  • Strategic Corporate Reporting
  • Research Methods
  • Knowing and Developing Yourself for Professoinal Success
  • Advanced Busines Strategy and Leadership
  • Further Taxation
  • Further Audit and Assurance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in Accounting and/or Finance related subjects with a minimum pass of a Second Class Honours, an equivalent overseas qualification, or an equivalent professional qualification.

  • Students who do not align with the generic admission requirements may be eligible for admission via the Recognition of Prior Learning.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Applied Accounting
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