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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Reasons to study Applied Accounting MSc at DMU:

The programme 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.

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.

Teaching and assessment methods

The programme structure has been designed to foster an integrated learning approach. The learning and teaching methods embrace a range of approaches that have demonstrated effectiveness in professional accounting education. These include traditional lectures, seminars, workshops, case study analysis, audio-visual presentations, guest lectures, collaborative group work, such as presentations and projects and individual presentations.

The programme aims to go beyond the traditional focus on subject specific knowledge and technical competence in using the tools, techniques and methodologies of the various subjects examined, so as to ensure the development of self-critical, reflective practice and value-creating skills to augment theoretical and practical competence.

A variety of assessment modes are used on MSc Applied Accounting modules, each with their own requirements.

Over the whole programme, there is a varied mix of assessment including: group presentations, case study analysis, individual exercises, report writing, short form unseen exercises, essay writing and unseen 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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    99 45%

    84th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    45th

    19

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