The aim of this joint honours degree is to provide you with the skill set you need to give you a head-start in your career. The Business Management modules provide you with a broad understanding of business concepts, ideas, models and methods, with an increasing focus on strategic management as you progress through the course. The Accounting modules enable you to appraise the role of accounting in society, to appreciate and critically analyse financial decisions taken by organisations and to evaluate the regulatory framework of accounting. DMU is a Gold Status ACCA Learning Partner and is accredited by CIMA and there are opportunities to gain exemptions from ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, CIPFA, AIA, ACT and CPA, allowing you to gain a professional qualification at an accelerated pace. We have close links with employers and professional accounting bodies which provide you with opportunities for industry relevant sessions. You will have access to industry standard Bloomberg software to analyse share price and company performance to get a real practical insight into markets and trading. Prizes awarded to encourage and reward excellent work, which are generously sponsored by organisations with links to the Business School. You can enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal, our innovative programme of work and study opportunities across the world, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons. There are placement opportunities with local, national and global companies including IBM, Boots, Vauxhall, Walt Disney, the NHS and the Government Economic Service. Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate jobs such as Treasury Accountant at Triumph Motorcycles, Business Analyst at Deutsche Bank, Audit Associate at KPMG and Finance Executive at Tesco. We are rated in the top 10 most popular universities in the UK by UCAS.