Accounting with Business Management BSc (Hons)

More than ever, the world needs flexible and prepared thinkers, ready to build financially robust businesses that can deal with the unexpected and cope in a crisis. This challenging degree will build on strong analytical skills, exploring the economics of markets such as money, capital, risk management, and modern finance theory in business.

Course details

The Accounting with Business Management programme seeks to develop skills in analysis, problem-solving and organisation management which are of value in an ever-changing working environment. Accounting is explored in depth and broadened by the development of links with other disciplines such as Business, Management, Law and Technology.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Location: Leicester campus

De Mortfort University

Course overview

The determination to increase your employability is at the heart of everything we do. Our programme is structured to address many of the competence requirements of professional accounting bodies and to give students a range of learning experiences tailored to careers in accounting. Plus, our Accounting Simulation module prepares you for a career in accounting or finance environments. You will apply your knowledge, skills and values in an employment simulation where you will develop an ability to determine relevant information and select appropriate knowledge and methods for decision-making, mimicking real-world scenarios.


Entry requirements

A typical offer is 112 UCAS points. You need to study at least two subjects at A Level or equivalent (e.g. BTEC)

Plus, five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths

Alternative qualifications include:

Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent)

English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grade 4

We will normally require students to have had a break from full time education before undertaking the Access course

International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points


A degree in Accounting with Business Management opens a wide range of career opportunities as you develop a broad base of skills that are in great demand with employers. 

You may choose to specialise in a discipline that you enjoyed studying on the programme such as management, business or accounting. 


You will be taught through a combination of large group sessions, tutorials, online resources and self-directed study. Students are given feedback throughout the course to develop and improve their economic and business strategy skills. Through the use of assessments emphasis is placed on research and analytical skills. Assessment may include, but is not limited to, portfolios of learning, essays, online tests, workbooks, case studies, or exams.

  • Block 1: Accounting in the Business Environment
  • Block 2: Accounting for Organisational Performance
  • Block 3: Financial Accounting
  • Block 4: Management Accounting
  • Block 1: Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
  • Block 2: International Financial Reporting and Business Taxation
  • Block 3: Digital Business and Data Analytics
  • Block 4: Performance Measurement and Decision Making
  • Block 1: Strategic Management and Governance
  • Block 2: Financial Strategy
  • Block 3: Choose one from the below:
    • Project Management for Sustainable Business
    • Accounting Simulation
  • Block 4: Critical Risk Management