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.
De Mortfort University
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.
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.