Taught course

Accounting and Finance (Fast Track Distance Learning)

De Montfort University · De Montfort University

Entry requirements

You should have a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in a business, accounting, finance, banking or economics-related subject. Professionally qualified accounting and finance applicants (three years’ work experience plus examinations) are eligible for accelerated entry (90 credits) onto the programme on a distance learning basis. English Language requirements If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is designed for qualified accounting and finance professionals. It offers a flexible mode of study (distance learning) and the opportunity to add to your current skill set.

  • Flexible distance learning
    Study at your own pace and fit your studies around your schedule
  • Qualify at a faster face
    As a qualified accounting and finance professional you will be exempt from certain modules which will allow you to complete the course at a faster pace
  • Work towards your organisation’s CPD requirements
    The theory you will gain on this course will help you achieve your organisation’s CPD requirements
  • Boost your employability
    95% of Business and Law postgraduates are in employment or further education within 6 months of completing their course (DLHE, 2014/15)

Information for international students

Students must have achieved IELTS 6.5 including 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
16 months
full time
12 months
distance learning
16 months

Course contact details

Faculty of Business & Law
+44 (0)116 250 6070