Accounting and Finance

The financial environment is an ever-changing landscape. This course prepares the financial professionals of the future and teaches the skills required for an exciting career in the fast-paced world of finance.

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Key Facts



MSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Degree Duration

15 months :

1 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course

18 months :

2 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course


Pathways Available



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Degree Overview

An ideal choice for both new graduates and finance professionals looking to progress their careers, this programme is the opportunity to specialise in different areas of accounting and finance. It helps prepare full-time students for entry-level positions and provides career development opportunities for roles such as accountants, auditors, managers, business consultants and finance analysts.

You will examine in depth, the tools and practices of finance and accounting. The course will enable you to apply your knowledge in simulations, case studies, exams, essays and small research projects, developing your employability and research skills. You will have access to our Trading Floor, which provides campus and remote access to leading financial databases, statistical and other software. On this course, you will challenge accounting and finance theories and practices by studying contemporary issues, including sustainability investing and reporting.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

DMU offers opportunities to design your own course through combining core and optional modules, enabling you to design your own personal pathway

Bring learning to life in our state-of-the-art Trading Floor, which is one of the largest of its kind in the UK.

This course will prepare you for the CIMA Management Case Study (MCS) exam, giving you a head start in your journey to obtain professional accreditations.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support


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International Student Fees

You can find the applicable international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees (2024-25)
International Foundation Certificate From £16,195
International Year Zero (IYZ) From £13,700.00
International Year One (IY1) From £16,195
International Second Year From £16,195
Pre-Master’s (PM) From £10,600.00
Please note: There is an additional administration fee payable to Oxford International. Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for your degree course continued at De Montfort University

Scholarships at DMUIC

Oxford International offers a number of scholarship opportunities for students applying for an academic course under the Core Scholarship. The scholarships are targeted at different regions around the world, awards range from partial contribution towards tuition fees to awards covering part or full pathway course fees at the international college.

Please note you’ll have to apply for the Core Scholarship and only a selection of students will be awarded.  For more information on the scholarships we offer to international students please contact us.

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Applying is easy. Complete the online application form and follow the instructions. If you have any queries please contact us.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sports, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

De Montfort University is one of the top universities in Leicester and is ranked 5 Stars in QS World University Rankings 2024.


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