Kick-start your professional accounting career on a course that is designed to develop industry-ready graduates, with a number of exemptions from professional body exams to speed up the process to become a qualified accountant. Gain core knowledge and skills, with a huge range of modules covering topics such as Financial Accounting, where you will explore relevant procedures and techniques. As you progress, Management and Strategy will come into play, introducing the theory and practical aspects of managing organisations and the people who work for them. Other modules include Forensic Accounting, Advanced Corporate Finance and Advanced Decision Management. Our Trading Room simulates what it’s like to work in the financial industry in roles such as trading, portfolio management, investment banking, corporate finance and financial or economic analysis. You will also have free access to news, analysis and commentary from the Financial Times, the world’s leading global business publication. Our close links with employers and professional accounting bodies will give you opportunities to enhance your career prospects. Depending on your module choices, you could gain exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Certified Practicing Accountants Australia (CPA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Association of International Accountants (AIA). Key features You could gain up to the maximum nine exemptions from ACCA exams if you choose the appropriate modules, and be exempt from the first eight exams with CIMA - a great start towards gaining your professional qualification and developing a wealth of industry knowledge to kick-start your career. Our graduates have landed roles such as financial analysts, management accountants and banking advisors for globally-renowned organisations including Dunelm, EY, Yorkshire Bank, General Electric and the NHS. Benefit from our close links with employers and professional accounting bodies and enhance your career prospects with visiting sessions by industry speakers, work placements and networking events. Gain access to Bloomberg and Refinitiv (Eikon and Workspace) self-study certifications and their online training materials. Expand your horizons with international experiences linked to your studies through our DMU Global programme. Accounting and Finance students have previously visited New York, where they experienced an insider’s tour of Wall Street and met former traders who gave them an insight into the billion-dollar institutions that influence the global economy.