Humanities & Social Science,
CourseAccounting and Finance BA (Hons)
Full-time | four years with a placement option
Are you interested in a rewarding and professional career? This accredited course offers the ideal platform for students to develop theoretical and practical skills valued by employers. Our close links with professional accounting bodies provide you with the opportunity to gain exemptions from some professional exams, allowing you to complete them at a faster pace and giving you a head start in the graduate jobs market.
You will study accounting modules which will give you a solid grounding in key business concepts, ideas and methodologies. The Economics modules will teach you how to analyse and measure real economic issues based on your knowledge of economic theory.
In your second and third years, you can choose from a range of optional modules to tailor your learning to your interests and career ambitions.
You will have the opportunity to gain exemptions from the professional accounting body exams with the ICAEW, subject to optional module choices and any module specific criteria.
Benefit from The Trading Room, where you can gain experience of a real-life trading floor environment on campus and online, with access to financial, company and economic data widely used in industry. Students have access to both Bloomberg and Refinitiv/Eikon self-study certifications and their online training materials. These are available to students via campus and online.
Placements opportunities with local, national and global companies. Previous students have landed roles with the Government Economic Service, the Department for International Trade and the NHS.
Our graduates are employed by leading brands, with recent successes including PwC, Lloyds Banking Group, IBM, KPMG and Barclays.
Enjoy an international experience through our DMU Global scheme. Previous study-enhancing trips have included New York, where students visited Wall Street and the Bloomberg headquarters, Copenhagen, Berlin, San Diego and Toronto.